Demonstrate a basic understanding of the role of regulations in home health. Identify the key organizations involved in regulating home care. Know how to avoid compliance problems. Understand the risks associated with non-compliance. Recognize the protections in place for clients and workers in home care settings.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
a.Demonstrate a basic understanding of the role of regulations in home health
b.Identify the key organizations involved in regulating home care
c.Know to how avoid compliance problems
d.Understand the risks associated with non-compliance
e.Recognize the protections in place for clients and workers in home care
d.Your Responsibilities Under CMS
b.Required by law
d.Your responsibilities under HIPAA
e.Your rights under HIPAA
f.Activity-Sharing patient information
a.OASIS assessment tool
d.Or entering information
6.Federal False Claims Act
a.Being safe from penalties
d.Under careful scrutiny
e.Your responsibilities under the Federal False Claims Act
f.Your rights under the Federal False Claims Act
d.Video:Health begins at home
e.Employers must train their staff
f.Report safety hazards
g.Your responsibilities and rights under OSHA
9.Activity-Roles of key organizations
10.Your supervisor or manager is a resource
11.Your responsibility to follow these regulations
Sharon Brothers, MSW, has an advanced degree in social work and over 30 years' experience as an owner, operator and educator in senior care. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession. Sharon is currently the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education and is a national speaker and advocate for quality education within senior care. Disclosure: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Marilyn Chambers, RN, MSN
Disclosure: Marilyn Chambers, RN, MSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN
Cynthia McDaniel MSN RN, is a nurse and administrative consultant in long term care. She is the CEO of ElderWise Inc, a senior living consulting and education group. Cynthia has worked as a nurse consultant for the States of Oregon and Washington, a geriatric care manager, a regional director of clinical operations for a senior living company, and an assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her research in assisted living focused on the characteristics of residents in assisted living communities and the role of the nurse in assisted living. Cynthia holds a Master's of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in nursing education. She is a Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy. Disclosure: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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