Corporate Compliance and QAPI


Corporate compliance and quality assessment and performance improvement (QAPI) programs have different goals and activities. However, there are synergies that, when utilized appropriately, can enhance both programs and achieve better results. The purpose of this webinar is to explore the similarities and differences between a hospice’s corporate compliance and QAPI programs and review possibilities for greater collaboration between the two.


Hours: 1.00 - 1.25


Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.20 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing CE


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 HOURS

Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS

Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-HOS-WB-CCQ
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2019
Learning Objectives:
Describe similarities and differences between corporate compliance activities and QAPI activities.
Explain how to incorporate hospice-level QAPI monitoring into the auditing and monitoring functions of a corporate compliance program.
Implement a framework for an organization-wide integrated approach to corporate compliance and QAPI.

Introduction Similarities and differences between corporate compliance and QAPI Functions of the compliance department and QAPI department Departmental auditing and monitoring for compliance and quality

Instructor: Heather P. Wilson, PhD
Dr. Heather Wilson is the founder and co-owner of Weatherbee Resources, Inc., and the CEO and co-owner of the Hospice Education Network, Inc. She is the author or co-author of numerous hospice regulatory manuals including The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Compliance Resources for Hospices and The HIPAA Security Rule, Compliance Resources for Hospice, CoPs in a Book, and The QAPI Requirements: Resources for Hospice Programs. Dr. WIlson has expertise in assisting hospice programs with compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation, developing corporate compliance programs and meeting the HIPAA regulations. She has a Ph.D. in Pastoral Psychology from Boston University. Disclosure: Heather P. Wilson, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: intermediate and advanced level Nurses; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
Relias Learning will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Relias Learning has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias Learning will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias Learning at
All courses offered by Relias Learning, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support by calling (800) 381-2321 or emailing