Why Should You Attend:
Did you know there were over eighteen recent memos of importance to nursing in the recent past? Did you know there have been many changes nursing chapter in the past years including three proposed changes in 2019? The proposed changes are in the Hospital Improvement Rule. It will discuss plans of care, staffing, policy changes, when a RN is required in an outpatient department, documentation, supervision, nursing leadership, verbal orders, antibiotic stewardship program requirement and more.
Did you know that CMS has issued deficiency reports which includes which are the most problematic standards for hospitals? Did you know that nursing services has been cited over 4,740 times according to the most recent report?
This is a must attend program for any clinical nurse or nurse leader or person interested in ensuring compliance with the CMS hospital conditions of participation in nursing.
Recently, there has been increased scrutiny and surveillance to make sure that all hospitals are in compliance with the hospital CoPs. Don’t be caught off guard and put your hospital’s reimbursement at risk. If a surveyor showed up at your door tomorrow, would you be prepared?
This program will also reference other important sections that all nurses should be aware that are found outside the nursing services section such as medication standards, verbal orders, history and physicals, visitation, restraint and seclusion and grievances, discharge planning standards and privacy and confidentiality.
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Who Will Benefit:
Sue Dill Calloway is a nurse attorney, a medical legal consultant and the past chief learning officer for the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation. She is the immediate past director of Hospital Patient Safety and Risk Management for The Doctors Company. She is currently president of Patient Safety and Health Care Education and Consulting. She was a medical malpractice defense attorney for many years and a past director of risk management for the Ohio Hospital Association. She was in-house legal counsel for a hospital in addition to being the privacy officer and compliance officer.
Ms. Calloway has done many educational programs for nurses, physicians, and other health care providers. She has authored over 102 books and numerous articles. She is a frequent speaker and is well known across the country in the area of healthcare law, risk management, and patient safety. She has taught many educational programs and written many articles on compliance with the CMS and Joint Commission restraint standards.
CMS made significant changes to IV medication administration, blood transfusion, safe injection practices, compounding, beyond use date (BUD) and implemented safe opioid standards. Hospitals are still struggling how to comply with these complicated standards.
There are many changes in the past to this section include timing of medications, standing orders, soft wrist restraints and restraint reporting, plan of care, verbal orders, blood transfusions, IV medication, compounding, BUD, safe injection practices, self-administration of medications and drug orders. There were many changes to the final interpretive guidelines that went into effect the past two years. CMS has issued the final worksheets on QAPI, in nursing.
Recently, there has been increased scrutiny and surveillance to make sure that all hospitals are in compliance with the hospital CoPs. Don’t be caught off guard and put your hospital’s reimbursement at risk.
Every hospital that accepts Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement must follow the CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and it must be followed for all patients. This program will cover the nursing services section in the hospital CoP manual. Facilities accredited by the Joint Commission, Health Care Facility Accreditation Program, CIHQ, and DNV Healthcare must also follow these regulations.
Note: CMS has a separate CoP for critical access hospitals (CAHs). Although there are now many similar standards in the nursing services section it is important to note that CMS has a separate manual for CAHs and differences do exist. Major differences are discussed throughout the program.
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