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CAH Conditions of Participation - Part 3
Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Education

This four-part webinar will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. Part three will cover infection control, safe medication, lab, patient services, outpatient, nursing and discharge planning.

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

  • Recall that the infection preventionist must be appointed by the board
  • Recall that CMS has an infection control worksheet that may be helpful to CAHs
  • Discuss that insulin pens can only be used on one patient
  • Describe that an order is needed to allow the patient to self-administer medications
  • Explain that there are three-time frames in which to administer medications
  • Discuss that CMS requires that a plan of care be done

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