Frequently Asked Questions
Who should take this course?
This course is for all nursing home social service departments/designees.
Why should I take this course?
F-Tag 745 comes under the federal regulation of 483.40(d) which states that skilled nursing facilities must provide medically related social services to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident. This course will help you to be better prepared for and more comfortable during your upcoming survey.
What will I learn?
After completing F-Tag 745: What Social Services Department Staff Must Know, you will be able to:
- Describe the social service regulations under F-Tag 745,
- Define and describe resident-centered care,
- Identify the 14 tasks required of social service departments in skilled nursing facilities, and
- Understand your duties as a social services department staff member.
How long will it take?
Allow about 30 minutes to complete the two lessons in F-Tag 745: What Social Services Department Staff Must Know and the final quiz.
What about quizzes?
This course has a final quiz which you may take as many times as needed. The passing score is 80 percent.
Will I get a certificate?
After passing the final quiz, you will be able to download a certificate of completion.