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Virtual RAI Clinical Reimbursement & Analytics Training

February 15 - April 26, 2023

The Virtual RAI Clinical Reimbursement & Analytics Training focuses on resident assessment, restorative care, person-centered care planning and quality metrics through clinical reimbursement. This training will support participants to learn and/or enhance their skills and improve quality outcomes. The program offers up to 17 hours of continuing education credits delivered over 9 virtual sessions. The entire interdisciplinary team, especially administrators, AITs, administrative nurses (Nurse Managers, ADONs, DONs), and Regional/Corporate Team Members, will benefit from this program.

Virtual Program

  • Delivered over 9 education sessions for a total of 17 continuing education credits.
  • Training Dates: Registered attendees will gain access to the Event Platform beginning February 15 at 9:00 a.m. EST through April 26 at 4:00 p.m. EST.
  • Training Materials: 9 education sessions; post-exam; handout materials; Electronic RAI-MDS Training Manual; MDS Item Listing
  • Continuing Education Credits: FHCA will post contact hours to CE Broker by April 28. Participants must complete the 17 hours of education and post-exam by April 26 at 4:00 p.m. EST to receive CEUs.

Meet the Speakers

Robin A. Bleier, RN, HCRM, President, RB Health Partner, Inc.
Robin A. Bleier has worked in health care 35 years in progressive roles. Ms. Bleier has been a CNA, LPN, RN, HCRM, and LNC. She has held progressive roles including direct care giver, staff nurse, DON, Regional Nurse, CCO, and CCO in both stand alone and corporate settings. Ms. Bleier owns and operates RB Health Partners, Inc. a post-acute consultancy firm dedicated to providing customized services assisting clients meet their needs in areas such as Analytics, Back to Compliance, Human Services (Activities & Social Services), Infection Prevention & Control, ICD-10 Coding, Clinical Reimbursement, Clinical Services, Joint Commission Accreditation, QAA-QAPI, Regulatory Services, Risk Management, etc.

Wendy G. Davis, RN–BC, RAC-CTA, Director of Clinical Services, RB Health Partner, Inc.
Wendy has worked for more than 25 years in clinical roles with increasing responsibility in the sub-acute and long-term care specialties.  Her positions in both direct care resident care and in nursing administration include CNA, Charge Nurse, Clinical Reimbursement Coordinator, ADON, DON, Regional Director of Clinical Reimbursement and Regional Director of Clinical Services. ​Ms. Davis is currently Director of Clinical Services for RB Health Partners and is available for staff education and other assignments such as clinical program or compliance projects.

Katie Slier, RN, BSN, RAC-CTA, Manager of Clinical Reimbursement, RB Health Partner, Inc.
Katie Slier has specialized as a Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) consultant for over 6 years and is actively advanced certified as a Resident Assessment Coordinator through AAPACN. Katie brings over a decade of focused practice in acute and long-term care. Katie has expertise in electronic health records (EHRs) including PointClickCare, MatrixCare, and SigmaCare, with familiarity in others. Katie has been a nurse for almost 13 years and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida in Gainesville. Her experiences include critical care, trauma, medical-surgical care, and long-term care. Katie is excellent in the auditing process. She is enthusiastic about staff education, specifically related to the RAI process and Quality Measures.

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