The Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) is the instrument/data collection tool used to collect and report performance data by home health agencies. This presentation will provide an overview to SLPs on this tool and describe how to implement it successfully when treating home health patients.
Course created on December 15, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to define the OASIS and its purpose.
- After this course, participants will be able to state and define the sections of the OASIS.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how and why SLPs are qualified to assess patients using the OASIS.
|5-20 Minutes||Scope of Practice/why SLPs are qualified to assess with OASIS|
|20-40 Minutes||Defining OASIS and its sections|
|40-55 Minutes||Best Practice Suggestions/Tips|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Megan L. Malone, M.A., CCC-SLP
Megan Malone is a speech-language pathologist working as a Clinical Instructor at Kent State University and in home health care for Gentiva Health Services. She previously worked for 9 years as a senior research associate and lead trainer at Myers Research Institute, in Cleveland, OH where she oversaw federally/privately funded grants focused on implementing interventions with older adults with dementia. She has spoken numerous times at the annual conventions of the American Speech and Hearing Association, Gerontological Society of America, American Society on Aging, and the Alzheimer’s Association, along with several state speech and hearing conventions. She has published articles in the Journal of Communication Disorders, Alzheimer’s Care Quarterly, The Gerontologist, and Dementia.
Jennifer Loehr, M.A., CCC-SLP
Jenny Loehr is a speech language pathologist with over 25 years experience working with adult neurology. She has presented at over 20 state and national conferences and online continuing education programs on the topic of dementia. She is the co-author of the book, Here's How to Treat Dementia (Plural Publishing 2013) and is an LSVT certified clinician. She currently works in development and implementation of the Memory Care Program with Encompass home health training and mentoring physical, occupational and speech language pathologists working with the dementia population in the independent and assisted living communities.
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