presented by Cindy Krafft
Financial: Cindy Krafft is a co-owners of the consulting business, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions.
They receive compensation from MedBridge for this course. Cindy Krafft has written two books: The How-to Guide to Therapy Documentation and An Interdisciplinary Approach to Home Care – and co-authored her third, The Post-Acute Care Guide to Maintenance Therapy for which she receives compensation.
Non-Financial: Cindy Krafft has been involved at the senior leadership level of the Home Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has worked with CMS to clarify regulatory expectations and address proposed payment methodologies.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, HCS-O
Cindy Krafft brings more than 20 years of home health expertise that ranges from direct patient care to operational and management issues. Years spent in the homes of patients confirmed that she was in the best setting to focus on functionality and the specific challenges faced by each patient. Cindy recognizes that providing care in…Read full bio
This chapter will provide an introduction to the GG section being added to OASIS in 2019.
2. GG: Prior Status
This chapter will examine the new OASIS items that address prior functioning and device use.
3. GG: Guiding Principles
This chapter will explore the foundational concepts and definitions that must be understood to ensure accurate data collection.
4. GG: Self-Care and Mobility
This chapter will break down the assessment of self-care and mobility – content areas significantly more detailed that clinicians have seen in previous versions of the OASIS. Assessment strategies for this item must account for the unique challenges presented by the home setting.
5. J: Falls
This chapter will examine the data collection items as they relate to falls. Understanding the definitions provided in the response specific instructions are critical to accurate reporting.
6. Question & Answer
In this portion, Cindy answers questions submitted by learners attending the live webinar.