Essential Learning is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Essential Learning maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11.9.2011-11.9.2014.Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.25 continuing education clock hours. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) for full credit as a course relating directly to duties, functions, or responsibilities of the nursing home administrator. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701001-7474. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Long-Term Care Survey Regulations A. Purpose B. Definitions C. Survey Frequency and Timing D. History E. Review F. Summary Section 3: The New Survey Process A. Off-Site Preparation B. Facility Entrance C. Three Parts of the Survey Process D. Initial Pool Process E. Sample Selection Process F. Investigative Process G. Closed Record Reviews H. Mandatory Tasks I. Dining J. Infection Control K. SNF Beneficiary Protection Notices L. Kitchen Observation M. Medication Administration and Storage N. Resident Council Meeting O. Staffing Review P. QAA/QAPI Q. Environment R. Exit Conference S. Review T. Summary Section 4: Survey Outcomes A. Citations (F Tags) B. Common Survey Citations C. Plan of Correction D. Review E. Summary Section 5: Survey Outcomes and Their Impact A. Special Focus Facility Program B. Surveys and Nursing Home Compare C. Surveys and the Five Star Program D. Being Survey Ready E. Review F. Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations! F. Exam
Ronald Orth, RN, CMAC, CHC obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Post-acute Care Curriculum Designer and is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.