WEBINAR: Emergency Services: Complying With the CMS CoPs

This webinar covers the hospital CoPs that affect the emergency department. This section discusses staffing requirements, provision of services both on and off-campus, EMTALA, required policies and procedures, training requirements, medical director requirement, and compliance with standards of care. It will also discuss the requirements for restraint and seclusion, grievances, and protocols.

Webinar Objectives:
recall that CMS has a section in the hospital CoP manual on emergency services
discuss that CMS requires the emergency department to have specified policies and procedures
describe that there are restraint and seclusion standards that staff must follow
explain what is required if the patient files a grievance

Target Audience
Emergency Department Physicians, nurses, mid-level providers (such as PA and NP) and staff, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Compliance Officer, Patient Safety Officer, in-house legal counsel, Risk Managers, Director of Regulatory Compliance, Nurse Supervisors, and anyone who is responsible to ensure compliance with the hospital conditions of participation.

Webinar Topics:

Location of the manual
Survey memos
Access to complaint data
Required policies
Hospitals without emergency departments
Staff training
Transport policies
On-campus and off-campus responsibilities
Medical Staff and emergency procedures
Meeting needs of patients
Following standards of care
o ACEP and ENA
Lab, x-ray, medical records, surgery responsibilities
Qualified medical director required
Equipment and supplies
Restraint and seclusion
Sue Dill Calloway, RN, Esq. CPRHM, AD, BA, BSN, MSN, JD, Attorney at Law
President of Patient Safety, Healthcare Consulting and Education Company

Sue Dill Calloway, R.N., M.S.N, J.D. is a nurse attorney and President of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education. She was the past VP of Legal Services at a community hospital in addition to being the Privacy Officer and the Compliance Officer. She worked for over 8 years as the Director of Risk Management and Health Policy for the Ohio Hospital Association. She was also the immediate past director of hospital patient safety and risk management for The Doctors Insurance Company in Columbus area for five years. She does frequent lectures on legal and risk management issues and writes numerous publications.

Ms. Calloway has given many presentations locally and nationally to nurses, physicians and attorneys on medical and legal issues. She has authored numerous articles and over 1000 articles and 100 books, including the 2009 Joint Commission Leadership Standard (HCPro), Nursing and the Law (PESI, 1986 and 1987), Ohio Nursing Law (West Publishing), Nursing Ethics and the Law (PESI, 1986), Legal Issues in Supervising Nurses (PESI, 1988), Medicine Made Easy (PESI, 1992) and The Law for Nurses Who Supervise/Manage Others (PESI, 1993), Legal Issues in Obstetrics (PESI, 1997) and JC Leadership Standards (HCPro, 2004), and the Compliance Guide to the CMS and the Joint Commission Patient Rights Standards (HCPro, 2005), and the 2009 book on the Joint Commission Leadership Standards (HCPro). She often writes articles called the “CMS Corner” in Briefings on the Joint Commission. Ms Calloway is a 1996 recipient of PESI's Excellence in Education Award.

Nursing CEU Credits: 
Nursing participants:  This webinar is approved for 1.8 contact hours by the Iowa Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number 339. Completion of offering required prior to awarding certificate.
All other participants: Must attend the entire Webinar and complete a Webinar critique to receive a 1.5 Hour Attendance Certificate.
8/7/2017 9:00 AM - 8/7/2017 10:30 AM
United States


Monday, 07 August 2017

8/7/2017 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
8/7/2017 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
8/7/2017 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
8/7/2017 9:00 AM

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