OASIS-C1 is a modification to the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) that home health agencies must collect in order to participate in the Medicare program. This is the second update of the OASIS since it was implemented in 2000.
This update includes changes to prepare for ICD-10 implementation in 2014. The system for wound classification uses terms that lack universal definition and clinicians have verbalized concerns that they may be interpreting these terms incorrectly. Learn more.
This quick reference guide provides a brief overview of key characteristics, common assessment findings and key strategies for topical/adjunctive of the three most common types of lower extremity wounds. Learn more.
The purpose of this session is to give the participant a better understanding of DTI development, clinical guidelines for distinguishing DTI from other purple/maroon lesions, and a review of guidelines for the prevention and treatment of DTI. Learn more.
WOC clinical practice will be highlighted in three, two-hour sessions. The review course is not intended to be the sole source of education prior to sitting for the Certification exam. The focus of the review course is an update on WOC-related theory and practice, and may or may not cover items on the certification. Learn more.
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