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CMS Conditions of Participation - Part 5
Wednesday, September 29, 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 five of five will cover infection control, discharge planning, organs, surgery, PACU, anesthesia, ED, outpatient, rehab, respiratory, and much more.

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

  • Discuss that CMS requires many policies in the area of infection control
  • Recall that patients who are referred to home health, Inpatient rehab, LTCH, and LTC must be given a list in writing of those available and this must be documented in the medical record
  • Describe that all staff must be trained in the hospital’s policy on organ donation
  • Understand that CMS has specific things that are required be documented in the medical record regarding the post-anesthesia assessment
  • Recall that CMS has finalized the discharge planning worksheet and changes to the standards


SPEAKER 

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.

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Contact: Tammy Wells