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Workshop - Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy 2 Full Days Baton Rouge - 11/4-5/24

Nov 04, 2024 08:00am -
Nov 06, 2024 04:00pm

Event Description


Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy Workshop

Presented by OASIS Answers

2 Full Days

L'Auberge Hotel and Casino, Baton Rouge, LA

 November 4-5, 2024

COS-C Exam November 6, 2024

Workshop Brochure

OASIS-E1 Data Sets:

Experience OASIS training in an immersive and engaging atmosphere based on the most current CMS guidance available. This workshop provides the nation’s best education for learning and refining your OASIS coding knowledge, with focus on the new OASIS-E1 items and evolving guidance, including a review of the guidance for the new COVID-19 Vaccination OASIS item.  This workshop is developed, continually updated, and presented by the OASIS Answers’ Blueprint Team. The training is targeted to field clinicians, clinical supervisors, OASIS educators and reviewers/auditors, quality improvement staff, and those preparing for the COS-C exam.

Join the comprehensive and nationally acclaimed two-day Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshop and learn to confidently teach, audit and collect OASIS-E1 items accurately. Our instructors use their many years and varied home healthcare experiences to guide the attendees through relatable patient scenarios that illustrate and reinforce pertinent OASIS coding concepts. Through large and small group problem-solving discussions, attendees will apply coding instructions to more than 50 application scenarios, solidifying mastery of concepts and providing excellent preparation for the open-book COS-C Exam. Make plans to attend with the dedicated OASIS Answers’ team as we master the new items and guidance for 2025 together.

Workshop education objective include:
* Selecting accurate OASIS responses based on patient-based scenarios
*Increasing accuracy of OASIS data, resulting in valid quality measurement and payment
*Increasing compliance with CMS expectations and coding guidance

Rather than provide opinions, assumptions, or unfounded interpretations, the Blueprint presenters model reliance on CMS guidance documents and provide strategies to boost confidence and performance in utilizing practical strategies to achieve OASIS accuracy.

Workshop Presenters:

Megan Bernier, MSPT RAC-CT COS-C Post-Acute Care Senior Clinical Manager

Megan Bernier is a physical therapist with a Masters in Physical Therapy. She has worked in the home health industry since 2010 as a field clinician, as well as in supervisory and administrative positions supporting home health quality improvement, regulatory compliance, clinical documentation, and operations. Megan currently supports OAI’s post-acute care work with provider education, guidance manual work, and CMS Help Desks support that provides guidance on data collection of OASIS, the MDS, the IRF-PAI and the LTCH CARE Data Set. She has a passion and appreciation for the critical need for OASIS accuracy and is a knowledgeable and passionate national OASIS educator. Megan holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and serves as a Post-Acute Care Senior Clinical Manager with OASIS Answers, Inc.

Lori Marmon, PT MBA  COS-C Clinical Consultant, OASIS Answers, Inc.

Lori is a physical therapist with a Masters in business administration. She has been practicing for 25 years with experience initially in the out-patient setting and then in home care since 2009. Lori’s experience includes positions as a field clinician,  quality educator and clinical manager. In focusing on high quality outcomes and performance improvement, Lori’s work emphasizes the critical need for OASIS accuracy in measuring and achieving clinical success. Lori currently supports OAI’s CMS work related to OASIS data collection guidance and serves on OAI’s Blueprint Presenter Team. Lori  holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist- Clinical (COS-C) designation and is a Clinical Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc. 

Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical Exam

November 6 – L’Auberge Hotel & Casino

Time: 8:45 am –11:30 am
Registration 8:15 am—8:45 am

Initial Exam Registration Fee:
$250 – (reflects “Blueprint discount”)

Renewal Exam Registration Fee:
$200 – (reflects “Blueprint discount”)

The Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) Exam is a voluntary certificate examination for those interested in demonstrating and establishing their expertise and commitment to OASIS data accuracy.  

*Register Online at www.oasisanswers.com or call OASIS Answers at (425) 868-2304!

COS-C Exam Application

Individuals may register for the workshop, the exam, or BOTH.

NOTE: Registration and payment for the workshop is through HCLA, while registration and payment for the COS-C examination is through OASIS Answers.



BATON ROUGE (November 4-6, 2024):

L’Auberge Hotel & Casino, 777 L’Auberge Avenue

Baton Rouge, LA 70820

$109.00 + resort fee/ tax per night, use code HLCA24

*Lunch Provided Each Day of Workshop


Workshop Fees
Member - $445.00 Before October 28th, After October 28th $495.00
Non-Member - $695.00 Before October 28th, After October 28th $745.00



Event Type:Workshop
Early registration ends on Jun 19, 2024.
Regular registration starts on Jun 20, 2024 and ends on Oct 27, 2024.
Late registration starts on Oct 28, 2024.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
Member Fee: $445.00$445.00$495.00
Non-Member Fee: $695.00$695.00$745.00
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