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Course Title Description
Provider Incident and Self-reporting

This course provides an overview for how to efficiently submit a complete incident report to Consumer Rights and Services.

This course is for all program types.

Posted: Feb. 1, 2018

Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction for Day Activities Health Services (DAHS)

This course is intended to facilitate an understanding of what constitutes an acceptable plan of correction based on identified deficient practices and what makes a plan of correction acceptable to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

This course is intended for DAHS providers

Posted: Oct. 30, 2017

10 Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies Assisted Living Facilities — Fiscal Year 2016

This computer-based training covers the 10 most frequently cited deficiencies in Assisted Living Facilities in the Fiscal Year 2016. Content in this course is based on DADS 2016 Annual Report.

Posted: April 20, 2017

10 Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies Day Activity and Health Services — Fiscal Year 2016

This computer-based training covers the 10 most frequently cited deficiencies in Day Activity and Health Services facilities in the Fiscal Year 2016. Content in this course is based on DADS 2016 Annual Report.

Posted: April 20, 2017

Hospice 10 Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies — Fiscal Year 2016

This computer-based training covers the 10 most frequently cited deficiencies in Hospice facilities in the Fiscal Year 2016. Content in this course is based on DADS 2016 Annual Report.

Posted: April 20, 2017

Nursing Facility Life Safety Code 10 Most Frequently Citied Deficiencies — Fiscal Year 2016

This computer-based training covers the 10 most frequently cited Life Safety Code deficiencies in Nursing Facilities in the Fiscal Year 2016. Content in this course is based on DADS 2016 Annual Report.

Posted: April 20, 2017

Nursing Facility 10 Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies — Fiscal Year 2015

This computer-based training covers the 10 most frequently cited deficiencies in Nursing Facilities in the Fiscal Year 2015. Content in this course is based on DADS 2015 Annual Report.

Posted: March 20, 2016

Intermediate Care Facilities Life Safety Code 10 Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies — Fiscal Year 2016

This computer-based training covers the 10 most frequently cited Life Safety Code deficiencies in Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in the Fiscal Year 2016. Content in this course is based on DADS 2016 Annual Report.

Posted: April 20, 2017

Intermediate Care Facilities 10 Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies — Fiscal Year 2016

This computer-based training covers the 10 most frequently cited deficiencies in Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in the Fiscal Year 2016. Content in this course is based on DADS 2016 Annual Report.

Posted: April 20, 2017

Home and Community Support Services Agencies 10 Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies — Fiscal Year 2017

This computer-based training covers the 10 most frequently cited deficiencies in HCSSAs in the Fiscal Year 2017. Content in this course is based on HHSC 2017 Annual Report.

Posted: April 16, 2018

Community First Choice in the HCS and TxHmL Programs

This training discusses the implementation of Community First Choice (CFC) as it applies to individuals receiving services through the HCS and TxHmL waiver programs. Topics in this training include CFC services, provider qualifications, eligible living environments, individual plan of care (IPC) renewal, and other important CFC service coordination topics such as transportation, financial management services (FMS) and monitoring. This training is mandatory for all HCS and TxHmL service coordinators and includes a quiz with a minimum required score.

Posted: Jan. 29, 2016

PASRR For Providers

Texas Health and Human Services offers PASRR for Providers to nursing facility (NF) staff and anyone else who may be interested in learning about the PASRR process. The curriculum focuses on NF responsibilities. Learners receive a certificate for completing the course.

Revised: April 27, 2017

PASRR 101 Web-based Training

This course is geared toward Nursing Facilities and is designed to deliver information about the role Nursing Facilities play in the PASRR process. This course will focus on the purpose of PASRR, state and federal regulations which govern the PASRR process, types of admissions, screening and specialized services. This course will provide an overview of each aspect of the PASRR process.

Revised: Aug. 1, 2017

PASRR RULES: TAC Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 19, Subchapter BB

This training discusses the Nursing Facility (NF) Responsibilities Related to Preadmission Screening and Resident Review, found in the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 19, Subchapter BB.

Revised: Aug. 1, 2017

PASRR PL1: Back to Basics

The Preadmission and Screening Resident Review (PASRR) Level 1 (PL1): Back to Basics training reviews the PL1 form in a section-;by-section manner. Participants will be asked to take notes on a blank PL1 form as they complete the training. At the conclusion of the training, participants will understand how to complete the PASRR Level 1 (PL1) screening form, and will be familiar with the following PL1 topics: Admissions, Transfers, Discharges, and Changes of Ownership (CHOW).

Revised: Aug. 1, 2017

PASRR PE: What Nursing Facilities Need to Know

The Preadmission and Screening Resident Review (PASRR) Evaluation (PE): What Nursing Facilities Need to Know training explains the PASRR Evaluation (PE) and how the PE impacts the nursing facility (NF) and the individuals served in the NF. PL1: Back to Basics should be completed as a prerequisite for this training.

Revised: Aug. 1, 2017

PASRR Specialized Services Training

The Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Specialized Services Training explains the nursing facility's (NF) role in the PASRR specialized services process. The training discusses how the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) determines specialized services for individuals, how the facility can bill for those services and the difference between habilitative and rehabilitative services.

Revised: Aug. 1, 2017

Alternative Resources for Children When Not Enrolled in MDCP WBT

This Web-based training will help participants to identify alternative resources to share with families when individuals are not eligible to receive services through the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP).

Posted: Jan. 27, 2015

DADS HCS and TxHmL Behavioral Support Services Provider Policy Training

The purpose of this web based training (WBT) is to provide information to service providers of behavioral support services in the Home and Community-based Service (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) programs related to the provision of behavioral support services in the HCS and TxHmL programs.

Behavioral support service providers currently providing services to individuals must complete this WBT prior to June 1, 2015. All new behavior support service providers must complete the WBT prior to providing services to an individual. The WBT must be completed every three years.

To document successful course completion, participants must print a copy of the available at the end of the training and provide a copy to a program provider with whom they are employed or contracted.

Posted: March 3, 2015

Deafblind with Multiple Disabilities Waiver Computer Based Training

This training is designed to provide Deafblind and Multiple Disability (DBMD) Services providers with information on developing and completing a successful service planning packet. Within this training you will find information regarding submission of enrollment, renewal, and revision individual plan of care (IPC) packets; specific information for completing IPC forms, transfers, Intellectual Disability/Related Condition Assessment (ID/RC) Forms, individual program plan (IPP); and the most common mistakes made with each of these. At the end of the course, service providers must complete a test with a score of 80% or higher and print out a certificate of completion.

Updated: Nov. 28, 2016

Primary Home Care (PHC) Rules

This course is intended for providers who have contracted with DADS to provide attendant care services for the Primary Home Care, Community Attendant, and/or Family Care programs.

Updated: Feb. 2, 2011

Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction for Assisted Living Facilities

This course is intended to facilitate an understanding of what constitutes an acceptable plan of correction based on identified deficient practices and what makes a plan of correction acceptable to the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.

This course is intended for providers of assisted living facilities.

This course requires Windows Media Player to play audio content. You can download Windows Media Player from Microsoft.

Posted: Jan. 15, 2008

Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction for HCSSAs

This course is intended to facilitate an understanding of what constitutes an acceptable plan of correction based on identified deficient practices and what makes a plan of correction acceptable to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission

This course is intended for HCSSAs.

 

Revised: Jan. 11, 2018

Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction for Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions (ICF/IID)

This course is intended to facilitate an understanding of what constitutes an acceptable plan of correction based on identified deficient practices and what makes a plan of correction acceptable to the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.

This course is intended for intermediate care facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability or related condition providers.

Revised: Jan. 30, 2018

Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction for Nursing Facilities

This course is intended to facilitate an understanding of what constitutes an acceptable plan of correction based on identified deficient practices and what makes a plan of correction acceptable to the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.

This course is intended for providers of nursing facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and non-certified nursing facilities.

This course requires Windows Media Player to play audio content. You can download Windows Media Player from Microsoft.

Updated: July 15, 2011