Essentials of MDS 3.0 section M: skin conditions.

Jeffrey M. Levine, Sharon Roberson, Elizabeth A. Ayello

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PURPOSE: To provide information about the impending changes in the Minimum Data Set (MDS) Section M on skin conditions and its implications for practice. TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care. OBJECTIVES: After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to: 1. Compare section M of MDS version 2.0 to MDS version 3.0. 2. Apply the complexities of the MDS 3.0 section M for coding. 3. Demonstrate accurate and complete documentation of wounds as per MDS 3.0 section M.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)273-284; quiz 285-286
JournalAdvances in Skin and Wound Care
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2010
Externally publishedYes


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