Upcoming QCHF Classes and Events


  • MDS 3.0 Basic Training - Rancho Cordova

    August 15-16, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm 

    14 NHAP & 14 BRN CE Hours

    If you are a nurse who has not attended a formal MDS 3.0 coding class OR an administrator or DON who wishes to gain understanding of how MDS data impacts payment and Five-Star ratings and how MDS assessments can support culture change efforts and promote life quality for residents, then the MDS 3.0 Basic training is for you!
    Topics Include:

    • Understanding how MDS data is used for resident centered care, surveys, payment, and CDPH enforcement efforts
    • Tracking and trending MDS data for facility QAA use
    • Understanding the new Care Area Triggers (CATs)
    • Tips and techniques for conducting required resident interviews 

  • DON/Nurse Leadership Training - Ontario

    August 21-22, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    16 NHAP & 16 BRN CE Hours

  • This two-day class will address all of the key aspects of serving as the Director of Nursing in a long-term care facility. If you are a new DON or have been one for 30 years, this class is for you!
    The class will give you the correct tools to successfully perform the duties of Director of Nursing in a long-term care facility. 

    Who Should Attend:
    DONs, ADONs, and LTC RNs. 

    Topics Include:

    • The Face of Skilled Nursing 
    • The Role of the DON and Key Partners 
    • Regulatory and Reimbursement Framework 
    • DON Survival and other “Need to Knows”
    • Humans are Our Best Resource 
    • Residents are our Reason/Quality of Life
    • End of Life
    • Resident Safety/Quality of Care
    • Culture of Quality - How to of QAA

    Materials Provided:

    QCHF's DON / Nurse Leadership Training manual, CARE Recommendations, various handouts 

    CAHF/QCHF Office
    2201 K Street
    Sacramento, CA 95816