Critical Access Hospital CoPs Made Easy: Facilities, Pharmacy and Dietary - March 8

Time: 9:00 AM


Webinar Series - #2 of 4


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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It’s time to refresh your knowledge on the Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation (CoPs). In this four-part webinar series, accreditation expert Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD. will help ensure you’re prepared the next time a surveyor arrives at your facility.

This webinar will focus on three broad areas within the CAH CoP Manual: the Physical Plant and Environment chapter, pharmacy regulations, and Dietary and Nutrition Services standards.

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


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

  • Explain the responsibilities of the pharmacists, including developing, supervising and coordinating pharmacy activities.
  • Describe CAH requirements that prevent the use of outdated drugs with patients.
  • Discuss the requirements for security and storage of medications, medication costs and anesthesia carts.
  • Identify requirements for do not use abbreviations and sound alike/look alike drugs.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for professionals involved with Critical Access Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoP) compliance. This includes:

  • Pharmacy
  • Dietary
  • Maintenance and Biomedical Engineering
  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Clinical care: medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dietary, etc
  • Compliance
  • Quality improvement/Risk management
  • Legal affairs
  • Facilities management
  • Board members
  • Safety officers
  • Behavioral health
  • Case managers

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.