State Operations Manual Publication 100-07, Revised 2014
Survey and Certification Protocols and Interpretive Guidelines used by personnel conducting surveys. Clarifies the intent of the regulations.
HIPAA Administrative Simplification Regulation Text 45 CFR Parts 160, 162, and 164, March 2006, Complete version with table of contents, HIPAA survival guide, resources, toolkits
MDS 3.0 Training Materials Slides, videos, and tools related to the latest changes in the MDS, assessment regulations, and RAI manual changes
NANDA-I North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, Develops, classifies, and maintains standardized nursing terminology. Provides updates on new diagnoses. Accepts submissions of new nursing diagnoses.
National Council of State Boards of Nursing Maintains the Nursys database, which coordinates national publicly available nurse licensure information.
National Guideline Clearinghouse Objective, detailed information on clinical practice guidelines. Originally created by AHRQ in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans.
Nursing Home Compare This tool has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Compares the quality of nursing homes using the Five-Star Quality Ratings, health inspection results.
OSHA Ergonomic Guidelines OSHA issued an ergonomics guideline for the nursing home industry on March 13, 2003. To develop the guidelines OSHA reviewed existing ergonomics practices and programs, State OSHA programs, as well as available scientific information.
Instructions and guidelines for coding the MDS 3.0 form
Section B Communication, Hearing, Speech, Vision
Section C Cognitive ability, Memory, Decision-making
Section D Mood
Section E Behavior
Section F Customary Routine and Activities Preferences
Section G Functional Status and Activities of Daily Living
Section GG Functional Abilities and Goals
Section H Bladder and Bowel
Section J Health Conditions
Section K Swallowing and Nutritional Status
Section L Oral and Dental Status
Section M Skin Conditions
Section N Medications
Section O Special Treatments and Procedures
Section P Restraints
Section Q Participation and Goal Setting