CMS Nursing CoPs 2019: Ensure Compliance with the Latest Updates
The nursing chapter of the Conditions of Participation are among the most cited CoPs with over 4,000 deficiencies in the most recent CMS report. In addition to multiple changes in the last two years, there are proposed changes you need to know for 2019.
Your nursing policies and procedures need to be up-to-date with the latest CMS Conditions of Participation and interpretive guidelines to reduce risk. How can you gain the insight you need to ensure compliance? How can you make sure that your policies and practices are up-to-date so you stay in compliance and don't put your hospital at risk?
Our CMS expert, Sue Dill Calloway, will provide:
- Latest CMS Nursing Conditions of Participation & interpretive guidelines
- Frequently cited problems within the nursing CoPs
- Proposed changes under the Hospital Improvement Rule
- Policies & procedures required to comply with the CoPs
- The latest CMS memos impacting Nursing standards
CMS Nursing CoP Updates: Latest Standards and Changes to Know
- Latest regulations and interpretive guidelines impacting nursing services
- How to ensure your policies & procedures are CMS compliant
- CNO responsibilities, staffing requirements & delivery of care
- Federal regulation changes made and keys to stay compliant in 2019
Avoid Costly Penalties: Policy Changes That Affect Nurses Immediately
- Nursing care plans & changes to the plan of care: Keys to stay compliant
- Critical requirements for standing orders, order sets & protocols
- Revised CMS hospital worksheets and why they are important
- Changes to safe injection practices, compounding, medication prep & more
Reduce Risk & Ensure Compliance with New Revisions: Keys to Get It Right
- Standards of care and practice to prevent hospital associated infections (HAI)
- Verbal orders & verbal order changes: Comply with most updated rules
- Changes to safe opioid use, blood transfusions & IV medication management
Live Q&A Session - Have your Nursing CoP questions answered by the expert!
About the Speaker
Sue Dill Calloway RN, MSN, JD is president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education, a company with a focus on medical legal education especially Joint Commission and the CMS hospital CoPs regulatory compliance. She also lectures on legal, risk management and patient safety issues. She was a director for risk management and patient safety for five years for the Doctors Company. She was the past VP of Legal Services at a community hospital in addition to being the Privacy Officer and the Compliance Officer.
- She was a medical malpractice defense attorney for ten years. She has 3 nursing degrees in addition to a law degree.
- She is a well-known lecturer and the first one in the country to be a certified professional in CMS.
- She also teaches the course for the CMS certification program. She has written 102 books and thousands of articles.
This online training will provide background on the nursing chapter of the Conditions of Participation. This webinar will clarify this confusing area and make the requirements understandable for hospital staff. This two-hour webinar will explain and clear up any questions on updates, standards and changes amongst standing orders, order sets and protocols. You don't want to miss this training- or risk the consequences of failing to comply.