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Advance Directives: Ensuring Compliance with CMS and TJC (Webinar T6070) Tue, Jul 23, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Advance Directives: Ensuring Compliance with The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC) (T6070)

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 (10am – Noon EDT)

Speaker:
Sue Dill Calloway
President
Patient Safety and Health Care Education and Consulting

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

Course Curriculum:
Advance care planning is making decisions about the care a patient wants to receive if they become unable to speak for themselves. It was a big step for CMS to allow physicians to be compensated for advanced care planning. Providers are spending time discussing advance directives and end of life care and they deserve to be paid for it. It is essential that practitioners have an understanding of the CMS advance directive requirements when doing advanced care planning. Advance care planning reduced the cost of end-of-life care without increasing mortality.

This webinar will discuss the CMS hospital Cops on advance directives along with the Joint Commission standards to help hospitals ensure compliance with the standards.

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.