CMS Hospital CoPs Made Easy: Survey, Governance and Medical Records - Feb. 27

Time: 9:00 AM


Webinar Series - #1 of 5


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?

Refresh your knowledge of the 542-page CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoP) manual. Take advantage of this fast-paced five-part webinar series with accreditation expert Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD. Explore challenging standards, identify proposed and updated standards and guidelines, and learn practical compliance strategies to help you comply with the CoPs in 2019.

This webinar will cover:

  • CMS survey processes & compliance resources;
  • Governance: roles and responsibilities of the board, the CEO and the medical staff; and
  • Medical records: content, authentication timeframes, documentation of verbal orders and informed content.

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


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

  • Navigate the CMS website and obtain the current hospital CoP manual, interpretative guidelines and CMS memos.
  • Outline CMS survey processes and focus areas.
  • Identify compliance strategies for CMS requirements related to hospital governance and medical records.

Who Should Attend

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

  • Administration
  • Health Information Management
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Clinical care
  • Compliance
  • Quality improvement/Risk management
  • Legal affairs
  • 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.


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.