CMS Hospital CoPs Made Easy: Infection Control, Discharge Planning and Other Areas - March 27

Time: 9:00 AM

Location:

Webinar Series - #5 of 5

Registration:

IHA Members: $195 per webinar connection
Non-IHA Members: $250 per webinar connection

*Please note: The registration fee is for one phone line and one internet connection only. Any additional line/connection using your registration information will incur an additional registration charge.

15% series registration discount available – visit the registration page below for additional information.

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If a surveyor from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) showed up at your hospital tomorrow, would you be prepared?

This webinar series will improve your understanding of the 542-page CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoP) manual. Accreditation expert Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD will share her experience and knowledge help you comply with the existing, new and proposed CoPs in 2019.

This last webinar in the five-part series will explore key concepts within:

  • Infection control;
  • Discharge planning;
  • Organ, tissue and eye procurement;
  • Surgical and anesthesia services;
  • The integration of inpatient and outpatient services outpatient orders;
  • Emergency services; and
  • Rehabilitation and respiratory services.

For more information, including a detailed content outline, please visit the registration page.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Outline infection control policies required by CMS.
  • Recognize that patients referred to home health and long-term care must be given a list in writing of those available and this must be documented in the medical record.
  • Describe organ procurement compliance strategies, including the CMS requirement that all staff be trained on the hospital’s policy.
  • Summarize specific post-anesthesia assessment elements that must be documented in the medical record.
  • Utilize the CMS discharge planning and infection control worksheets.

Who Should Attend

This webinar series is designed for anyone involved with CoP compliance. This may include leaders and professionals in:

  • Administration
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Clinical care
  • Compliance
  • Legal affairs
  • Quality improvement/Risk management
  • Facilities management
  • Board members
  • Government relations

Nursing Continuing Education
The Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) is authorized by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (license number 236.000109) to award up to 2.0 hours of nurse continuing education credit for this program.

Speakers

Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, has been a nurse attorney and consultant for more than 30 years. She is president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Education and Consulting and was previously the chief learning officer at the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation and a director of patient safety and risk management for The Doctors Company. Calloway is an author of 102 books and thousands of articles, is a frequent speaker and is well-known across the county in the areas of healthcare law, CMS, risk management and patient safety. She has no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation.