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CMS Conditions of Participation - Part 4
Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Education

This five-part webinar series will cover the entire CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation manual. Part four of five will cover QAPI, medical staff, dietary, radiology, lab, UR, facility services and much more.

Upon completion of this section, participants will be able to:

  • Recall that CMS has patient safety requirements in the QAPI section that are problematic standards
  • Describe that CMS requires many radiology policies include one on radiology safety and to make sure all staff are qualified
  • Discuss that a hospital can credential the dietician to order a patient’s diet if allowed by the state

Laura A. Dixon, BS, JD, RN, CPHRM 
Laura A. Dixon served as the Director, Facility Patient Safety and Risk Management and Operations for COPIC from 2014 to 2020.  In her role, Ms. Dixon provided patient safety and risk management consultation and training to facilities, practitioners, and staff in multiple states.  Such services included creation of and presentations on risk management topics, assessment of healthcare facilities; and development of programs and compilation of reference materials that complement physician-oriented products.

Ms. Dixon has more than twenty years of clinical experience in acute care facilities, including critical care, coronary care, peri-operative services, and pain management.  Prior to joining COPIC, she served as the Director, Western Region, Patient Safety and Risk Management for The Doctors Company, Napa, California.  In this capacity, she provided patient safety and risk management consultation to the physicians and staff for the western United States.

Online Registration

Contact: Tammy Wells