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Restraints and Seclusion
August 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am MDT
Restraints and seclusion continue to be commonly cited and are a top concern to hospitals during surveys and complaint investigations conducted by CMS, state survey agencies and accrediting organizations such as The Joint Commission and Det Norske Veritas. This webinar will address restraint and seclusion regulations, citations and much more.
- Describe CMS definitions of restraints and seclusion.
- Describe which restraint regulations are at greatest risk for citation and how to prevent a citation.
- Demonstrate requirements to utilize restraints.
- Identify which deaths while in restraints must be reported to CMS.
- Describe the internal log requirements for restraint deaths.
Quality management/performance improvement professionals, CNOs, nurse educators, risk managers, patient safety officers, legal counsel, compliance officers, accreditation and regulatory personnel, CMOs, COOs
Nancy Ruzicka is a recognized expert on state and federal rules, regulations and interpretive guidelines who has presented at many organizations and educational events. She has previously worked as director of integrity and compliance and privacy official at MercyOne Des Moines, as director of regulatory compliance at UnityPoint Health-Des Moines and has more than 20 years of experience with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Ruzicka holds master’s degrees in health law and business administration and a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, all from Drake University. She is certified in health care compliance and maintains her Iowa pharmacy license.
August 7; 5:00 p.m. MDT | Registration fees are for one (1) connection.