webinar will review in detail the CMS hospital anesthesia hospital
conditions of participation (CoPs) that all hospitals that accept
Medicare patient must follow. Deep sedation is considered anesthesia so
this standards can affect care provided in places like the emergency
department, radiology, GI lab, pain clinic or any other place deep
sedation is provided. This includes use of Propofol. The number
of deficiencies for the anesthesia tag numbers will be discussed. Our
presenter also will address what anesthesia policies are required and
what must be documented by the anesthesia provider during surgery.
Comes hear about the CMS anesthesia guidelines and standards from a
speaker who wrote the book on how to comply with these standards.
Sue Dill Calloway
President, Patient Safety and Health Care Education and
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 & Consulting.
She was previously the chief learning officer for the Emergency
Medicine Patient Safety Foundation.
speaker has no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to
conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the
CMS policies and procedures related to anesthesia services.
2. List what CMS
requires be documented in the intra-operative record by the anesthesia
3. Identify the
CMS requirements that must be documented in the post-anesthesia
4. Explain how
CRNAs can be supervised by an anesthesiologists and/or operating
surgeon unless a state exemption is obtained.
5. Discuss the
requirements for the pre-anesthetic assessment and how it must be done
within 48 hours of the time the first drug is given to induce
6. Describe how
the post anesthesia assessment must be done within 48 hours of the time
the patient is sent to recovery (CAH must be done before the patient
leaves the hospital).