Part 4 of this series will focus on guidelines for infection control, discharge planning, organ, tissue and eye procurement, surgical and anesthesia services, outpatient and emergency services, and physical environment.
At the conclusion of this session, the participants will be able to.
- Discuss the CMS requirements for infection control policies.
- Identify the CMS guidelines in which a patient should be given a written list of available home health and long term (LTC) facilities and how this should be documented in the medical record.
- Identify the finalized discharge planning worksheet.
Sue Dill Calloway, President
Patient Safety and Health Care Education and Consulting
Sue Dill Calloway has been a nurse attorney and consultant for more than 30 years. Currently, she is president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Education and Consulting and was previously the chief learning officer for the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation. She has conducted many educational programs for nurses, physicians, and other health care providers. Sue has authored over 100 books and numerous articles. She is a frequent speaker and is well known across the country in the areas of health care law, risk management, and patient safety. Sue has no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation.
Anyone involved with compliance regulations and standards, including, but not limited to, CEOs, CMOs, CNOs, physicians, nurses, quality improvement and risk management staff, infection control staff, performance improvement coordinators, emergency department staff, pharmacy, laboratory and medication management staff, emergency preparedness staff, compliance officers and legal counsel, ethics committee members, consumer advocates, TJC liaisons, safety officers, behavioral health and psychiatric staff, and case managers.