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Wound Care Regulatory Changes: Understanding the Impact for Compliance and Quality Outcomes

A significant set of changes to the MDS 3.0 took effect October 1, 2023, including regulatory changes to wound care, which can impact a facility’s Quality Measures. This virtual, live program will discuss the changes and how they impact Section M coding, along with use of the appropriate ICD-10 codes and how new changes should be implemented, coded, and captured. Changes specific to wound care, including end-of-life wounds, coding for new admissions and assessments will be covered, along with a process for compliance and best practice principles for enhanced quality care. The presenter will also review current literature on end-of-life wounds and discuss how end-of-life wounds should be documented and noted.

Virtual, Live Broadcast Program: How it Works

  • Delivered via a two-hour live, virtual training session on December 5, 2023. 
  • Training Date: Registered attendees will access the live broadcasted training via Zoom on December 5, 2023, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. EST. 
  • Training Materials: post-quiz; handout materials 
  • Continuing Education Credits: Attendees will earn a total of 2 computer based CEUs. FHCA will post contact hours to CE Broker by December 15th. Participants must attend the two-hour live, virtual training and complete the post-quiz by December 14, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. EST to receive CEUs. 

Meet the Presenter:

Martha R. Kelso, Chief Executive Officer -- Wound Care Plus, LLC 

Martha Kelso is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Wound Care Plus, LLC, one of the nation’s largest mobile wound care providers. With over 20 years of experience in advanced wound care and 30 years of experience in healthcare, Kelso is a visionary and entrepreneur in the field of mobile medicine. Kelso is a published author, clinical editor for peer-reviewed publications, and a member of several national advisory boards. She is frequently called upon as a legal expert witness and has been a speaker at hundreds of educational events.