Survey Success! Avoiding Top Citations

by Oct 26, 2021

Survey Success! Avoiding Top Citations

12-Part Webinar Series 

This 12-month webinar series reviews nursing home survey trends and top deficiencies cited with an emphasis on understanding and applying the Interpretive guidance to avoid similar tags.

        • Learn from actual citation examples including IJ tag reviews
        • Gain insights into successfully managing the survey process & understanding the critical element pathways used to guide surveyor investigations
        • Implement survey preparedness best practices
        • Review steps for developing an effective plan of correction& disputing cited deficiencies through the Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR) process

What to Expect:

Improve survey outcomes through understanding of deficiency trends and strategies for survey preparedness.

Contact Hours:

One (1) contact hour each session; check your state association registration page for details on additional CE accreditations.

Target Audience:

Administrator, Nurse Leaders, QA Team, Compliance, Corporate Team

Participating Associations – Click to Register

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Survey Success Webinar Dates

LeadingAge Affiliate Associations: 9:30 a.m. Pacific, 10:30 a.m. Mountain, 11:30 a.m. Central, 12:30 p.m. Eastern

AHCA Affiliate Associations 11:30 a.m. Pacific, 12:30 p.m. Mountain, 1:30 p.m. Central, 2:30 p.m. Eastern


  • January 4 – Overview of Survey Process and Current Survey Trends – View Recording
  • February 1 – Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F880 Infection Control & F884 NHSN Reporting – View Recording
  • March 3Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F812 Food Procurement – View Recording
  • April 5 – Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F761 Label/Store Drugs & Biologicals – View Recording
  • May 3 – Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F689 Free of Accident Hazards/Supervision/Devices
  • June 7 – Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F656 Develop/Implement Comprehensive Care Plan
  • July 5Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F684 Quality of Care
  • August 2 – Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F677 ADL Care Provided for Dependent Residents
  • September 6 – Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F695 Respiratory/Tracheostomy Care & Suctioning
  • October 4 – Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F686 Treatment/Services to Prevent/Heal Pressure Ulcer
  • November 1 – Analysis of top 10 citations in nation: F758 Free From Unnecessary Psychotropic Meds/PRN Use
  • December 6 – Post Survey Activities: Developing Effective Plan of Correction

Presented By:

Shelly Maffia,

Director of Regulatory Services

Janine Lehman,

Director of Legal Nurse Consulting

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