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CAH Conditions of Participation - Part 1
Wednesday, October 06, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Education

This four-part webinar will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. Part one will cover memos, relevant laws, safe injections, advance directives, compliance with laws, emergency services and observation status.

Objectives - At the conclusion of part one, participants should be able to:

  • Describe that CMS requires that the board must enter into a written agreement for telemedicine services
  • Discuss that CMS has a list of emergency drugs and emergency equipment that every CAH must have.
  • Recall that the length of stay in the CAH should not exceed 96 hours on an annual average basis.
  • Discuss recommendations to do a gap analysis to ensure compliance with all the hospital CoPs. 
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