Working Together: Impact of New Nursing Facility Rules on Hospice Providers

  • 13 Mar 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Webinar

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Working Together: Impact of New Nursing Facility Rules

 on Hospice Providers

Webinar – Tuesday, March 13, 2018

8:30 am to 10:00 am PST – Webinar Recording Available

Licensing and certification requirements for the hospice provider/nursing facility partnership were published in 2013. There has been limited surveyor scrutiny of the relationship due to the absence of the surveyor interpretive guidance. However, the guidance was published in the Nursing Home Mega Rule and implemented November 28, 2017. Join this Webinar to hear about the changes that nursing home providers are experiencing and the impact on expectations of care from a hospice provider.

At the completion of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

·         Describe the changes CMS has made that impact care provided in a nursing home

·         Discuss the surveyor guidance for residents receiving care from a hospice provider

·         Identify potential issues regarding administration of unnecessary medications and anti-psychotics

    Cherry Meier, RN, MSN
Cherry Meier has been working in hospice since 1981 and has been employed by VITAS for 28 years. She is a registered nurse and licensed nursing home administrator. In her current role as Vice President of Public Affairs, she is responsible for legislative and regulatory oversight of issues that will influence the ability to provide hospice care in the states of California, Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, Texas, and Wisconsin. Cherry is known in the hospice community for her work in the advancement of hospice in the long-term care setting. 

Registration Fee
Member rate is $130.00
Non-members $199.00

Indicate if you will be calling into the live webinar or purchasing the audio recording (fee is the same).  The live webinar includes the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters.  If you desire to purchase both the live webinar and the audio recording, pay the registration fee and an additional $30.

Continuing Education:  The presenters and program planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this webinar.  RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded.  Application has been made for Social Worker clock hours.  To apply for nursing contact hours, please mail or fax an evaluation form and a $10 processing fee for each individual requesting hours. 

Additionally, send in a completed sign-in sheet, listing the individuals at your facility that participated and noting those requesting contact hours.  Individuals requesting contact hours will receive a certificate of contact hours earned.  Approved provider status does not imply endorsement by the provider, ANCC, OBN or ONA of any products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

Please note our cancellation policy:  If you cancel your registration prior to five business days before the program, you will receive a refund less 25% for administrative costs.  All cancellations must be made in writing.  No refunds for cancellations or exchanges within five business days of the program.  If due to unforeseen circumstances we must cancel this event, registrants will receive a full refund.

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019).

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