Pathway to Quality: Legal and Regulatory Updates

This webinar is recommended for all healthcare professionals.

Administrators, Nurses, Dietitians, Social Workers, Recreational Therapists, and Catholic Chaplains.


This October, the Avila Institute will be streaming their long-term care conference live. The first day of the conference will focus on topics in palliative care and the second day will look at the latest in regulatory and compliance. Continuing education will be available for Nurses, Social Workers, Dietitians, Catholic Chaplains, Recreation Therapists, and Nursing Home Administrators to earn continuing education credit.

Time, Topic, Speaker

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 9:00 am ET, 120 mins

Pathway to Quality: Legal and Regulatory Updates

Topic #7

Webinar Description

This session will provide information and potential action items regarding survey and certification protocol and requirements, including recent changes and proposed changes. CMS and state agencies frequently re-adjust their focus regarding procedures and processes for surveys. The Office of Inspector General annual work plan provides information on current focuses and understanding the importance of compliance with requirements is imperative for good leaders. Also, discussion will include other areas such as emergency preparedness, HIPAA and other hot topics for nursing facilities.

Janet Feldkamp, RN, BSN, LNHA, CHC, JD Partner, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP

Ms. Feldkamp focuses her practice in the area of health care law, including long-term care survey and certification, state and federal regulation, physician and nurse practice, and fraud and abuse involving hospitals, suppliers, insurers and physicians. She retains active licenses as a registered nurse and a nursing home administrator and has extensive health care experience. Ms. Feldkamp is a member of the editorial advisory board of Caring for the Ages, a monthly newspaper for long term care practitioners. She has been a frequent speaker on health law related topics, particularly in the area of long term care. Ms. Feldkamp is also a coauthor of the Post-Acute Care Handbook: Regulatory, Risk & Compliance Issues, 2015, published by the American Health Lawyers Association.

Credit Information

ATTENDANCE: All participants must attend the webinar in full, enter the complete verification code, and complete the evaluation.

No partial credit is to be given if any time is missed during an individual session presented at this conference. Extenuating circumstances may be considered by discussing the reasoning behind missing the time and determining if credits can be offered an alternative way.

Administrators (NAB)

 

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 2.0 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval 20191008-4.50-A47304-DL.

 

 

Catholic Chaplains

This educational program has been approved for 2.0 Continuing Education Hours by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains.

Dietitians (Registered)

This educational program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for approval to award Continuing Professional Education Hours. Please contact us at 518-537-5000 or www.avilainstitute.org for the status of CPE accreditation.

 

Nurses

This webinar is part of the program "Compassion, Comfort, and Compliance in Long-term Care." People who complete this webinar in full will receive 2.0 Contact Hours.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Associations are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.

Approved Contact Hour(s):11.0

Program Code #: 002-169-070618

 


 

Recreation Therapists

This webinar is part of the program "Compassion, Comfort, and Compliance in Long-term Care." People who complete this webinar in full will receive 0.2 CEUs.

 

The American Therapeutic Recreation Association has reviewed and pre-approved this workshop for up to 1.1 CEUs. Approval #181008NY

 

ATRA awarded Category B CEUs are not automatically accepted for credit by NCTRC or other professional credentialing organizations. Individual CTRS’s may submit the CEUs to NCTRC for consideration in their individual recertification process. Statistically, 85% of pre-approved ATRA CEU credits are also approved by NCTRC.

 
Social Workers

This program has been approved for 2.0 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D80029-4.


 
New York State Social Workers
Avila Institute of Gerontology, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0265.

 



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