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CMS Hospital Infection Control Worksheet and Antibiotic Stewardship Program

June 11, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT


Due to COVID-19, the registration is per hospital and not per connection for this webinar. Please only select a qty. of “1” under Registration and indicate the number of connections requested (not to exceed 5) when completing the Attendee information.

Not sure if you’ll be able to make the live session? Everyone who registers will receive a link to the recording of the webinar that you will have 120 days to view at your convenience at no additional charge.

This program will discuss the final changes to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) infection control standards that went into effect Nov. 29, 2019, and the corresponding 49-page Hospital Infection Control Worksheet. The changes include a requirement to have an antibiotic stewardship program and specific guidance on the selection and role of an infection preventionist.

This webinar will review important memos on infection control issues from CMS, including those related to the coronavirus, as well as:

  • Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP IV) guidelines and safe injection practices issues
  • CDC vaccine storage and handling toolkit and the CDC procedures for cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical devices
  • The Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program and potential impact on CMS payments
  • Case studies of infection control deficiencies as published by CMS

By the end of this presentation, learners should be able to:

  • Discuss that CMS has a final infection control worksheet
  • Recall that the infection control worksheet has a tracer on indwelling urinary catheters
  • Describe what CMS requires for safe injection practices and sharps safety
  • Recall that the infection control worksheet has a section on hand hygiene tracer

Chief Medical Officers, Medical Staff Leaders, Chief Nursing Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Infection Preventionists, Nurse Educators, Legal Counsel, Compliance Officers

Sue Dill Calloway is president of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education company, where she focuses on medical legal education, especially Joint Commission and the CMS hospital CoPs regulatory compliance. She also lectures on legal, risk management and patient safety issues. Previously, Sue was a director for risk management and patient safety for the Doctors Company. She was the VP of legal services at a community hospital and served as the privacy officer and the compliance officer. She was also a medical malpractice attorney for 10 years and has three nursing degrees in addition to a law degree.

She is a well-known lecturer and the first in the country to be a certified professional in CMS. She has written 102 books and thousands of articles.

The speaker has no real or perceived conflicts of interest that relate to this presentation.

Thursday, June 4; 5:00 p.m. MDT

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June 11, 2020
8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
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