9am-9:30am: Registration and Networking; 9:30-11:30am: Presentation

REGION: NHA Support Group, Region 2 (Southeast),

LOCATION: Department of Health and Senior Services - 2153 North Westwood, Poplar Bluff

TOPIC: CASPER/Reports, NHA Support Group,

  1. Attendees will learn how to navigate the CASPER system
  2. Attendees will gain knowledge on the reports available from the CASPER system
  3. Attendees will learn how to interpret the reports in the CASPER system

Stacey Bryan, BSN, RN, RAC-CT has been a Facility Advisory Nurse/surveyor with the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation within the Department of Health & Senior Services for over seven years. In addition, she has been Missouri’s State RAI Coordinator for over the last four years. Stacey works in the State MDS/RAI Coordination Unit in Central Office. She frequently works in the CASPER system and assists Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Nursing Facilities (NFs) with questions regarding the system and reports obtained from it. During the program, she will cover how to get access to the CASPER system, how to run and retrieve reports and how to interpret the reports. Reports from the CASPER system are tools to assist providers in quality improvement, timeliness of the RAI/MDS process in the facility, understanding their Five-Star rating, compliance with the SNF Quality Reporting Program (QRP) and preparing for survey.