Federal regulation requires the RN assessment coordinator to sign and thereby certify that the MDS assessment is complete.
Z0500. Signature of RN Assessment Coordinator Verifying Assessment Completion.
Please follow the steps below to sign an MDS assessment.
- Open the MDS assessment
- Click the Assessments Completed link (located below the resident's picture)
- Completion Date: select the desired date
- User: click the drop-down arrow and select the name of the RN assessment coordinator
Please also see the Signing CAA And Care Plan Completion On MDS Assessment, Question V0200B & V0200C article for the steps to sign the CAA and Care Plan completion question in the MDS assessment.