2022 Patient Rights': An Overview
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
General acute hospitals and soon, critical access hospitals must comply with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' regulations protecting patient rights. According to CMS and accrediting organizations such as DNV and The Joint Commission, one of the most-cited condition-level deficiencies is patient rights and responsibilities. Within that condition, most non compliances come from the regulations governing the provision of care in a safe environment, abuse, restraints and seclusion.
- Describe CMS’ requirements for providing care in a safe environment for patients, specifically those who are suicidal or in need of behavioral health services.
- Describe which patient rights regulations are the greatest risk for citation and how to prevent those citations.
- Discuss CMS definitions of restraints and seclusion.
- Discuss the difference between a complaint and grievance.
CMOs, CNOs, Compliance and Risk Managers, Behavioral Health and Psychiatric staff, Physicians, Nurse Leaders, Emergency Department Director and Safety Officers.