Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation 2023 – Part 1

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Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation 2023 – Part 1

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Conditions of Participation

About the Series:

The Critical Access Manual has seen multiple changes over the last few years. From all new tag numbers and new requirements for QAPI, to Infection Prevention and Control, and the Antibiotic Stewardship Program, this five-part series will cover the CAN manual and more.  Attendees will learn details about the Conditions of Participation, and what to do and expect when a surveyor arrives at your facility.  This complete series will further help a Critical Access Hospital comply with problem areas including nursing care plans, necessary policies and procedures, medication management, and emergency preparedness. 

Who should attend:

CEOs, COOs, CFOs, Nurse Executives (CNO), Accreditation and Regulation Director, Nurse Managers, Pharmacists, Pharmacist Compliance Officers, Health information management, Nurses, Nurse Educators, Nursing Supervisors, Quality Managers, Risk Managers, Healthcare Attorneys, Health Information Management Personnel, Social Workers, Patient safety officer, Infection preventionist, Radiology director, Emergency Department Directors, Outpatient Director, Medication Team, Ethicist, Director of Rehab: OT, PT, speech pathology, and audiology, CRNA, Anesthesia providers, Radiology staff, QAPI staff, Policy and Procedure Committee, Dietician, Activities Director of swing bed patients, and Infection Control Committee Members.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe that CMS requires the board must enter into a written agreement if the hospital wants to enter into a telemedicine contract.
  • Discuss that CMS has a list of emergency drugs and emergency equipment that every CAH must have.
  • Recall the length of stay in the CAH should not exceed 96 hours on an annual average basis.
  • Discuss recommendations to do a gap analysis to ensure compliance with all hospital CoPs.

Faculty

Nash Healthcare Consulting