◂  April 2017

Staffing: Analyzing 5-Star Data and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve 5-Star Ratings/Retention

Published by: pattyadmin


Live Webinar


$55 HFAM Members - $110 Non-HFAM Members


Staffing: Analyzing 5-Star Data and Applying QAPI Principles to Improve 5-Star Ratings/Retention

April 12, 2017 –  Live Webinar 1:00 – 2:30PM

Course Description:

This webinar will focus on the Staffing component of Nursing Home Compare’s 5-Star Rating System. You will learn how the staffing rating is calculated and how it impacts your overall 5-Star rating. Tips on how to analyze your data and develop plans to achieve 5-Star status will be discussed, along with application of the elements of QAPI to improve facility 5-Star Ratings and improve staff retention.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the Staffing component of the 5-Star Rating System.
  2. Understand how the Staffing component impacts the overall 5-Star Rating
  3. Describe how staffing levels impact resident outcomes and satisfaction.
  4. Acquire knowledge to implement best practices for Five-Star staffing improvement using a QAPI approachCourse Content

1:00     Key components of the staffing domain

  • Total Nursing hours per resident day
  • Registered Nurse Hours per resident day
  • Case-mix adjustment
  • How to calculate Staffing Rating

1:30        Impact of staffing on resident outcomes and best practices related to staff retention

1:45         Developing a QAPI plan based on 5-Star staffing data analysis

  • PIP Team
  • Establishing goals for implementation
  • Identification of tools for evaluating and monitoring compliance
  • Plan for monitoring compliance
  • Implementation of changes that will result in 5-Star improvement

Target Audience:   Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director


Program is approved for 1.25 contact hours for Administrators and Social Workers, approval pending for Nurses and OT/PT.

This registration is good for one CEU certificate.  If there are others viewing this program with you that need CEU certificates there will be a $15.00 charge per additional person/CEU certificate.  Please contact Patty DeGrasse at 410-290-5132 prior to the start of the program if others will be needing CEUs.

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