Nutrition and MDS 3.0: Janine Lehman and Brenda Richardson
Recorded on January 21, 2014 (90 minutes)
Learn about key nutrition areas and accurate interpretation for the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0.This webinar presentation will include overall revisions related to the MDS 3.0 and includes additional information focusing on nutrition related components. The speakers will present the newest revisions from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Nutrition focus areas to include Section K and other assessment area revisions will be presented along with specific guidance for coding the MDS 3.0. . Regulatory guidance will be addressed along with clinical standard recommendations.

This webinar is presented by Janine Lehman, RN, RAC-CT, CLNC Managing Partner and Nurse Consultant/Director of Clinical Services for KY Nursing Facilities.  Janine is responsible for the overall quality assurance of the nursing departments with all levels of nursing care included.  Janine provides nursing training and in-service education, policy formulation and revision, documentation auditing, survey support services, assistance with the interviewing and orientation of DON's, medical-legal consulting, Informal Dispute Resolution case development and representation, and Case Mix management assistance.   Janine's client base includes attorneys, state health associations, software vendors, and health care providers.

Brenda Richardson, MA, RD, LD, CD, a known leader in the field of dietetics. Brenda is a national acclaimed speaker, author, LTC nutrition-legal expert and consultant to health care providers. She is responsible for Business Develepment and Relations for Dietary Consultants Inc. and President of Brenda Richardson Associates, Inc. Brenda is current Chair of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Political Action Committee (ANDPAC) and serves on the Academy CMS Workgroup.

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss key nutrition areas and accurate interpretation for the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3
2. Present regulatory guidance along with clinical standard recommendations for the MDS 3.0 and nutrition
3. Identify resources for successful implementation into facility practice


Brenda Richardson
LTC Nutrition Expert and DCI Business Development and Relations
Dietary Consultants Inc.

Janine Lehman
Managing Partner and Nurse Consultant, Director of Clinical Services
Wells Health Consulting, LLC

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