Effectively Using the QAPI Process to Implement a Wound Program
Overview: An in-house acquired or declining wound or pressure injury puts providers at risk for regulatory citations and litigation. The burden on the provider is to demonstrate that the development or
An in-house acquired or declining wound or pressure injury puts providers at risk for regulatory citations and litigation. The burden on the provider is to demonstrate that the development or decline of a wound/pressure injury was unavoidable. The interventions that are implemented within the first 24 hours are critical, as well as on-going interdisciplinary updates to the plan of care. This session will utilize the QAPI approach for implementing or enhancing a wound/pressure injury program to ensure your program meets regulatory guidance for F686, as well as NPIAP and WOCN standards of practice to minimize regulatory and legal risk.
- Develop an interdisciplinary team approach and have effective team meetings that include prevention
- Demonstrate how to effectively utilize the wound care nurse to manage and oversee the program
- Review common assessment, documentation and program errors that put facilities at risk for litigation or regulatory citations
CE’s: NHA & SW
Jeri Ann Lundgren, RN, BSN, PHN, CWS, CWCN, CPT, Senior Providers Resource
Jeri has been working in Long Term Care since 1990, specializing in wound care nationally since 1994. She is board certified as a CWS (Certified Wound Specialist) by the American Board of Wound Management and a CWCN (Certified Wound Care Nurse) by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Society. Her extensive background in wound management in long term care nationally includes: survey management, litigation support, wound care consultation, program development, consultant/presenter for several state Quality Improvement Organizations and clinical expert/presenter for several departments of health. Her background also includes 4 years as a Director of Nurses in a Long Term Care facility. Currently Ms. Lundgren is the President of Senior Providers Resource.
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