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CMS, TJC and DNV Standards on Informed Consent (Webinar T6064) Thu, Jun 27, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CMS, TJC, DNV and Other Standards on Informed Consent: Maneuvering the Maze (T6064)

Thursday, June 27, 2019 (10am – Noon)

Sue Dill Calloway
Patient Safety and Health Care Education and Consulting

Course Curriculum:

This speaker will review the current CMS acute care hospital and critical access hospital (CAH) conditions of participation (CoPs), Joint Commission and DNV Healthcare standards on informed consent requirements. All hospitals that receive Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement must comply with these interpretive guidelines. However, the hospital must follow the consent regulations for all patients and not just Medicare and Medicaid hospitals.

Hospitals should ensure that their policies and procedures reflect the CMS, TJC and DNV requirements and that their staff is educated on these informed consent interpretive guidelines. For CMS, there are six mandatory elements for hospitals to adopt and guidelines for physicians to follow. Consent is a process and not just having a signed form.

Healthcare providers must also be aware of their specific state law on informed consent. Many professional organizations, like the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists also have guidelines or position statements on informed consent. Come join us and make informed consent a little simpler to understand!

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, or 770-249-4542.