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The CMS Hospital Infection Control Worksheet & Proposed Changes (T6048) Wed, May 29, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM The CMS Hospital Infection Control Worksheet and Proposed Changes and Antibiotic Stewardship Program (T6048)

May 29, 2019 (10am – Noon)
Sue Dill Calloway President Patient Safety and Health Care Education and Consulting

The price for the webinar is $295 per phone line.

Infection control is hit hard during a hospital survey, so every facility should have a full-working familiarity with the CMS interpretive guidelines, as well as the proposed changes for assessing compliance with the infection control Conditions of Participation (CoPs). This presentation will explain what hospital personnel need to do to be ready for surveyors, and will provide them with a better understanding of the CMS infection control interpretative guidelines and worksheet. This program will also discuss the proposed infection control standards and changes, including the requirement to have an antibiotic stewardship program. Our presenter will also review important memos on infection control issues from CMS, ISMP IV guidelines and safe injection practices issues as well as other facets of this worksheet.

Continuing Education Credits
Georgia Hospital Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approved for 2.0 Contact Hours
The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Georgia Hospital Association Research & Education Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you are registering for an out-of-state hospital association, please contact Bess Zappa, bzappa@gha.org or 770-249-4542.