HHSC JOINT PROVIDER LIVE TRAINING
Save The Date: 2020 Waiver, Survey & Certification Training
2020 HHS Long Term Care Regulatory
Waiver Survey and Certification Joint Provider Training
SAVE THE DATE
June 30, 2020 to July 2, 2020 (3 days of training)
6121 N IH 35
Austin, TX 78752
This collaborative conference will focus on a variety of topics central to the Home and Community-Based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) waiver programs.
Featured topics will include, but are not limited to: Administrative Penalties, Amelioration, Informal Dispute Resolution, Nursing Services, Aging, Residential Surveys, Critical Incidents, and more!
Program provider staff, leadership, nurses, and HHS surveyors are encouraged to attend. Registration will be available Spring 2020.
Questions? Please contact Tahoe Fintel at (512) 438-3161
MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAM WEB-BASED TRAINING FROM HHSC
Abuse Neglect and Exploitation Competency Training and Exam
( WE RECOMMEND HCS/TXHML PROVIDERS HAVE DIRECT SUPPORT STAFF COMPLETE THIS TRAINING)
This training is designed to meet the basic ANE training requirements for staff providing direct care in a community setting. By the end of the training, staff should be able to identify which acts constitute ANE, how to recognize ANE, understand risk factors for ANE, and what methods can be used to address ANE. Additionally, this training includes an introduction to trauma and its impact on the people we serve.
Service providers must complete a test with a score of 80 percent or higher. A training certificate can be printed at the end of this training and kept in staff personnel files to meet training requirements.
To access and complete this free online training, please go to the HHS Learning Portal’s ANE Competency Training course page, create a user login, and follow instructions.
Texas Oasis Dementia Training Academy
P.O.W.E.R. ANE Training Academy
NF Culture Change – Transforming Care within the Regulations
Emergency Preparedness (FYI-Directed towards Nurses in Facilities)
For more information please see the following link:
https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/PROVIDERS/Training/jointtraining.cfm to register and learn more about each of these events.
Scope and Severity Webinar Now Available
HHSC is currently offering a webinar to explain scope and severity for providers impacted by House Bill 2025, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017. The training is designed specifically for providers for whom scope and severity is new to the survey process.
Please continue to monitor the website for additional dates and times if you are unable to participate during the dates currently being offered. The webinar will be offered on a regular basis for the next few months.
There are 2 more on Nov. 6th have opened up.. Register at: https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/providers/training/jointtraining.cfm
Changes to the MWH-IDD Website where TIC Training is Accessed
HHSC Long-term Care Regulatory has issued Provider Letter (PL) 19-08: Trauma-informed Care (TIC) Training to replace PL 16-15. The PL informs providers of changes to the Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities website where TIC training is accessed.
This PL is addressed to Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions providers. Read the details of this PL here.