Standing orders and Medicare conditions of participation that relate to them are some of the most confusing compliance requirements that hospitals face. Both CMS and the Joint Commission address this tricky area, and four separate sections of the hospital CoP manual regulate the issue of standing order requirements. After CMS moved most of the standing order requirements from Tag 405 to Tag 457, your hospital’s staff likely suffered more confusion.
This live webinar by expert speaker Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, will discuss the interpretive guidelines and regulations that are required by the CMS and the Joint Commission regarding protocols, order sets, preprinted orders and standing orders. Sue will provide the history of each of the four sections and what each section requires hospitals to do. Sue will also help clarify confusing areas and make the requirements easy to understand for hospitals.
Who Should Attend
Anyone involved in ensuring compliance with the CMS hospital conditions of participation related to standing orders, protocols, order sets including the:
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, is a nurse attorney, a medical legal consultant and the past chief learning officer for the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation. She is the immediate past director of Hospital Patient Safety and Risk Management for The Doctors Company. She is currently president of Patient Safety and Health Care Education and Consulting. Sue was a medical malpractice defense attorney for many years and...
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