In partnership with the Texas Hospital Association, WHA will offer two webinar programs in December focusing on changes to the CMS hospital conditions of participation. They will be presented by Sue Dill Calloway, RN, JD, from Patient Safety and Healthcare Education and Consulting. The first webinar, CMS Hospital Improvement Final Rules
, will be held Dec. 4 and will address changes to nursing, medical records, infection control, QAPI, patient rights, H&Ps and restraint and seclusion. The second webinar, Discharge Planning: Compliance with the New CMS Hospital & CAH CoPs
, will be held Dec. 12 and will cover changes to the discharge planning standards. Click on the links for additional information and registration.
WHA will also release an on-demand webinar, Federal Regulatory Year in Review, on Dec. 12. This on-demand webinar will provide a high-level overview of CMS regulatory activity and court challenges to CMS rules over the past year. Presented by WHA’s Jon Hoelter and Matthew Stanford, this webinar will be available free to members to view any time after Dec. 12 and will be available without advanced registration through the “Education and Events
” section of WHA’s website.