This program will discuss the most problematic standards in the restraint section. It will cover the 50 pages of restraints standards that hospitals must follow according to CMS.
Why Should You Attend?
Do you know that the number one area of deficiencies in the CMS CoP is regarding restraints? CMS issued a memo summarizing all of the deficiencies against hospitals which is updated quarterly.
This program by expert speaker Virginia (Ginger) Pesata, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, FNAP, will discuss the most problematic standards in the restraint section. This program also discusses the proposed changes to restraint published in the Hospital Improvement Act. This will help you assess your preparedness if a CMS surveyor shows up at your hospital tomorrow, and enhance your staff’s understanding of all of the 50 pages of the CMS interpretive guidelines.
This session will also discuss the requirements for an internal log and what must be in the log for patients who die in one or two soft wrist restraints. Additionally, it will include what must be documented in the medical record and discuss the reporting requirements for patients who die in restraints and within 24 hours of being in a restraint.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
This webinar will cover the 50 pages of restraints standards that hospitals must follow according to CMS. It will cover all the CMS requirements on restraints which includes the following sections:
Who Will Benefit:
All nurses with direct patient care, Compliance Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Chief of Medical Staff, COO, Nurse Educator, ED Nurses, ED Physicians, Medical staff coordinator, Risk Manager, Patient Safety Officer, Senior Leadership, Hospital Legal Counsel, Chief Risk Officer, PI director, Joint Commission Coordinator, Nurse Manager, Quality Director, Chief Medical Officer, Security Guard, Accreditation and Regulation Staff and others responsible for compliance with hospital regulations and anyone involved in the restraint or seclusion of patients. Persons responsible for rewriting the hospital policies and medical staff bylaws should attend. This also includes staff who remove and apply them as part of their care such as radiology techs, ultra sound technologists, transport staff and others.