Avoiding & Correcting Survey Deficiencies

Avoiding & Correcting Survey Deficiencies 

Having performed surveys personally, the presenter and content expert assessed from her experience as well as from top deficiences seen in 2016 a practice gap in hospice organizations. Many deficiencies relate to the patient's care plan for which simple solutions and flags can be placed to avoid issues going forward.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (0 Match)

Course Details

Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Articulate survey preparation options that can keep you prepared for survey
Name 3 of the top CMS or accrediting body deficiencies
Describe key processes that must function well together for deficiencies to be avoided
Instructor: Holly Swiger, PhD, MPH, RN
Dr. Holly Swiger is the Vice President of Regulatory Initiatives of Weatherbee Resources, Inc. Dr. Swiger develops educational, consulting and partnership initiatives with a regulatory focus that support the hospice and palliative care provider in improving compliance and care at the bedside. She provides on-site consultation for hospice providers, presents regulatory Boot Camps, and testifies as an expert witness for the hospice industry. Dr. Swiger has many years of public policy experience where she represented hospice to State and national legislators and regulators. She is frequently a featured speaker at national and State conferences and has served on the National Hospice & Palliative Care Association Board of Directors and numerous other State and national committees and boards. Disclosure: Holly Swiger, PhD, MPH, RN 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: Nurses; in the following settings: Hospice.
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