The RAI Process and its MDS Assessment 3.0

This session aims to improve assessment skills, address concerns about missing opportunities, and teach the RAI Process and MDS Assessment 3.0 for effective outcomes.
IMG Reta Underwood
Webinar Id: 60028
Single Attendee
Group Attendees


MDS assessment types include the 5-day PPS MDS and skilling criteria and its required documentation, along with care planning will be addressed during this session.

Why you should Attend:

  • Can your assessment skills uphold the scrutiny of state or federal inspectors?
  • Do you fear that you’ve missed an opportunity for a change in status?
  • Is your anxiety running high thinking about missing a financial opportunity?

If so, don’t miss this session!  Come learn how to systematically apply the RAI Process and its MDS Assessment 3.0 into a functional and rewarding outcome.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • PPS 5-day MDS
  • OBRA Assessment Types
  • Skilled Documentation,
  • Care Planning
  • Significant Change criteria

Who Will Benefit:

  • The IDT 
  • MDS Coordinators 
  • Nurse Managers 
  • Rehab Professionals 
  • QAPI Professionals and Administrative Staff.

Speaker Profile

Reta has over 35+ years of professional work experience in the long-term care industry. Reta’s experience has included management and director positions with nursing facilities and healthcare companies. She has also provided corporate-wide MDS support services, conducted numerous mock surveys, regulatory compliance correction, education programs, clinical documentation, quality assurance programming and, implemented and supports PDPM in facilities nationwide. Most recently you may have heard her speak on the new 5-Star Rating during McKnight News Spring Expo last month.

Reta has supplied IRO services and input to CMS on a variety of projects and discussions pertaining to post-acute care. She holds national certifications through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC) as a Resident Assessment Coordinator (RAC-CT); Quality Professional and Nurse Manager and is a ICD-10-CM coder. Reta has had numerous articles published in the long-term care industry trade publications and has been used as an expert resource professional for media interviews including McKnight News; HCPro MDS and PPS Advisor and Provider AHCA magazine. She has also copyrighted several clinical documentation forms and tools, such as for Medicare Post Billing Review (triple check process), nutritional assessment, skilled clinical and MDS documentation, and restorative nursing programs.