Conditions of Participation for Critical Access Hospital Part 3

18apr12:00 pm1:30 pmConditions of Participation for Critical Access Hospital Part 3SDAHO Webinar

Event Details

April 18 at 12:00pm CST/11:00am MST (90-minute session)

This three-part webinar series will provide an overview of the critical access hospital conditions of participation regulations, interpretative guidelines and related quality, safety and oversight letters to state survey agencies. There have been many new regulations and interpretative guidelines that have been promulgated for critical access hospitals over the last few years. This series will assist in efforts to comply with challenging new areas, patient rights, infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship emergency preparedness, QAPI and other commonly cited areas of non-compliance.

The last session in this series will provide an overview of the conditions of participation for infection prevention, antibiotic stewardship, quality assessment and performance improvement (QAPI), discharge planning and swing-bed services.

Presenter: Nancy Ruzicka, BS, RPh, MBA, MJ, CHC, Ruzicka Consulting

Nancy Ruzicka has experience teaching and assisting hospitals and other healthcare facilities in understanding applicable Federal and State laws, rules, regulations and interpretative guidelines. Her experience also encompasses teaching all levels of healthcare staff in understanding compliance and HIPAA requirements. Nancy has been a frequent speaker for the Iowa Hospital Association on EMTALA and Conditions of Participation for hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Nancy’s previous experiences include Director of Integrity & Compliance and Privacy Official at Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines; Director of Regulatory Compliance at UnityPoint Health and over twenty years of experience with Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Nancy received her MJ in Health Law, MBA and BS in Pharmacy from Drake University, Des Moines. She is certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) and maintains her Iowa pharmacy license.



Registration is free for SDAHO Members and $49 for Non-Members.

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April 18, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm(GMT-05:00)