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?
Mega Rule 1, 2, and 3, also called the Final Rule, is the first major revised federal regulations for skilled nursing facilities since 1991. Consisting of 109 pages of revised regulations and another 604 pages of CMS commentary, the rule has been rolling out since late 2016. This course will provide you with the essential training you need to comply with the law as it relates specifically to social services and resident-centered care.
What will I learn?
After completing Social Services and the Mega Rule (Final Rule), you will be able to:
- Describe the Mega Rule,
- Describe how Mega Rule regulations impact social services staff in skilled nursing facilities,
- Understand quality of care, quality of life, and residents' rights, and
- Understand survey process for food and nutrition services.
How long will it take?
Allow about 45 minutes to complete the four lessons in Social Services and the Mega Rule (Final Rule) 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.