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MDS 3.0 Basic Comprehensive Test

Question and Answer Sheet

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1)         MDS           The meaning of MDS is: Minimum Data Set
a)      True 
b)      False

2)         RUG           The meaning of RUG is: Resource Utilization Group
a)      True 
b)      False

3)         BIMS          The meaning of BIMS is: Brief Interview Mental Status
a)      True
b)      False

4)      The RAI (Resident Assessment Instrument) consists of:
a)      MDS
b)      CAA 
c)      Guidelines
d)      Care Plan
e)      All of the above

5)      One of the purposes of the RAI (Resident Assessment Instrument) is to   improve the quality of care for the resident.
a)      True 
b)      False

6)      The RAI  process provides a payment tool for Medicare and Medicaid.
a)      True 
b)      False

7)       It is Federally mandated that each resident must have assessments completed upon admission, Q 3 months, and with a significant change in status.
a)      True 
b)      False

8)      The MDS Assessment must reflect the Resident’s status accurately and it   must be signed by each individual person completing each section to certify accuracy.

a)      True 
b)      False

9)      The RN signature is required at the end of the assessment to certify accuracy.
a)      True 
b)      False

10)    All information must flow from the MDS Assessment and be reflected in the CAA’s and Care Plans.
a)      True 
b)      False

11)    Various types of MDS forms to be completed include:
a)      Comprehensive with CAA’s
b)       Full without CAA’s
c)       Quarterly Q 3 months
d)       All of the above

12)      The OMRA (Other Medicare Required Assessment) is used to calculate:
a) Start – of - therapy
b) End – of – therapy
c) Both Start and End of Therapy

13) The Assessment Reference Date (ARD) is the date set in order to have a common point of reference for all staff to be assessing the resident.
a)      True
b)      False

14) The RAI 3.0 Manual contains definitions and instructions for accurate completion of the MDS process.
a)      True 
b)      False

15) The Keys to Success are:
a)      Education
b)      Certification
c)      Practice
d)      All of the above

16) According to MDS 3.0, there are three (3) resident interviews to be completed for each MDS.
a)      True 
b)      False

17) The Cognitive Pattern Section of the MDS involves the BIMS (Brief Interview Mental Status) in order to determine the Mood Status of the resident.
a)      True 
b)      False

18) In the Mood Section of the MDS, it is important to notify the responsible staff if the resident has thoughts of being better off dead or of hurting themselves in any way.
a)      True 
b)      False

19) In section: Customary Routine and Activities, it is not important to interview the resident if possible to determine his/her preference.
a)      True 
b)      False

20) The ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living) are an important tool to provide a complete picture of the resident.
a)      True 
b)      False

21) ADL’s provide information needed for the calculation of Medicare reimbursement.
a)      True 
b)      False

22) Mobility devices include canes, crutches, walkers, wheel chairs and prostheses.
a)      True 
b)      False

23) Appliances used for B & B (Bowel and Bladder) include: Indwelling Catheters, External Catheters, Ostomies (urostomy, ileostomy, colostomy), Intermittent Catheters.
a)      True 
b)      False

24) Only some Diagnoses have “ICD 9” codes.
a)      True 
b)      False

25) The Pain Assessment and Management  Interview is needed to assess the frequency and intensity of pain for each resident.
a)      True 
b)      False

26) Supporting documentation and physician documentation are needed for prognosis of Life Expectancy of less than 6 months.
a)      True 
b)      False

27) The Skin Condition Section is based on the highest Stage at its worst. Do not reverse.
a)      True 
b)      False

28) Medications discontinues in the past 7 day period up to the ARD date do not need to be counted.
a)      True 
b)      False

29) In Section O – Special Treatments and Procedures, the look back period is thirty (30) days.
a)      True 
b)      False

30) By day 14, all CAA’s (Care Area Assessments) and MDS are to be completed and signed for new admissions.
a)      True 
b)      False

31) Special forms are needed to be filled for MDS corrections already sent to the State Data Bank.
a)      True 
b)      False

32) CAA Care Area Assessments need to be completed with all assessments except:
a)      14 day Admission Assessment    
b)      Quarterly Assessment
c)       Annual Assessment
d)       Significant Change Assessment

33) Each CAA has three (3) parts, Problem – Trigger – Guidelines. These help in describing the resident’s condition and the reasoning for going to Care Plan or not going to Care Plan.
a)      True 
b)      False

34) A Significant Change is a major change in the resident’s status that will normally resolve itself without further assistance from the staff.
a)      True 
b)      False

35) Care Plans provide guidelines/directions and delegate responsibilities to the whole team in order to provide consistent quality Care.
a)      True 
b)      False

36) Initial Care Plans are prepared within 12 (twelve) hours of Admission:
a)      True 
b)      False

37) Care Plan Meetings serve to review each problem, goal and approach to determine if it continues to pertain to each individual resident reviewed.
a)      True 
b)      False

38) A Care Plan Team Conference is done with input from all team members, including the Resident and Family members.
a)      True 
b)      False

39) The Medical Record/Documentation is the Key and Foundation to everything regarding the Resident’s status/needs/care given.
a)      True 
b)      False

40) Documentation may be provided through:
a)      24 hours reports
b)      Narrative notes
c)      Flow sheets
d)      All of the above

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