2017/2018 Survey Update Top Citations & Surveyor Focus

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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1.0 CE for CEU credit for both nurses (AANAC) and administrators (NCERS/NAB)

Each year it seems that the Surveyor focus changes and what Surveyors will ask of facilities also changes.

Top Citations from CMS is published as well as through other leading groups, leading to confusion and differences. 2018 will be a year of change. The Survey process has changed and so must our strategies for success.

The Surveyors that come into our facilities are all different. Difference backgrounds, each was trained differently, each hold different biases and make mistakes like we all do. How do we prepare? How can we proactively ready our facility for the Surveyor that visits our facility?

Join us as we discuss the top 10 citations of 2017 and review how Surveys will change in 2018. Learn what we can do in 2018 to prepare for our next visit. While the citations themselves are important, how we prepare and work as a group to pre-empt possible citations is equally important. Consider:

  • Infection Control
  • Accidents/Hazards
  • Services by Qualified Persons/Per care Plan
  • Food – Store/Prepare/Serve
  • Provide Care Services for
  • Highest Well-Being
  • Resident Records
  • Drug Records/Regime
  • Right to Participate in Care-Planning

Marge Joran, RN, LTC Educator will share her expertise with us as we discuss the best ways to prepare for success in 2018.

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