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CMS 2018 Hospital Improvement Rule Proposed Changes: Live Webinar by AudioEducator
(February 08, 2018)
CMS 2018 Hospital Improvement Rule Proposed Changes: Live Webinar by AudioEducator

AudioEducator, a division of audio conference and corporate education leader ProEdTech, will host the live webinar “CMS 2018 Hospital Improvement Rule Proposed Changes: Nursing, Medical Records, Infection Control, Antibiotic Stewardship Program, Restraints, QAPI" with medical legal consultant Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 1:00 pm ET. This session will discuss CMS's 2018 proposed changes in the hospital improvement rule.

CMS has proposed some significant changes to the hospital conditions of participation (CoPs) that every hospital, including critical access hospitals, should know. The proposal includes changes to: nursing, medical records, infection control, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI), patient rights, and restraint and seclusion. All hospitals will be required to have an antibiotic stewardship program to curb the over-use and over-prescribing that is causing widespread antimicrobial resistance. Plus, CMS is focused on anti-discrimination and plans to incorporate the requirements of the non-discrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act (OCR 1557) into its own hospital CoPs.

That's a lot to get your head around! Join Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD, as she outlines each proposed change and how it will affect your hospital and your CoP.

Everyone from chief nursing officers, nurse educators, and pharmacists to regulatory, compliance officers, and anyone involved in implementing the hospitals CoPs, will benefit from this in-depth compliance session. After attending, you will understand:

  • How to implement an antimicrobial stewardship program
  • Why PAs may soon be able to order restraint/seclusion and perform assessments
  • Which outpatient areas will require an RN
  • What final diagnosis will need to be in the medical record for all outpatients within 7 days

For more information and to register, visit

About ProEdTech
ProEdTech is a leading source of knowledge and training for professionals in over 15 industries, serving individuals, businesses and their employees around the globe. It offers webinars, online conferences, seminars, boot camps, books, DVDs, white papers, industry reports and other learning tools from industry experts and insiders who provide a fresh perspective on key issues, trends and regulations in order to simplify governance, risk and compliance (GRC) for enterprises and industry professionals.

ProEdTech's AudioEducator webinars offer updates, regulatory knowledge and information on the latest news in various medical specialties, as well as coding and billing updates, and analysis of regulations that affect ambulatory surgical centers, home health, long term care and hospice facilities, hospitals and healthcare systems, health insurers and physician practices. Webinars are also offered through AudioSolutionz in the technology, human resources, construction and housing, ICT and telecom, manufacturing, consumer packaged goods and retail, safety and security, transportation, energy and environment, education, trade, and chemicals industries. ProEdTech's Eli Financial platform offers tax and banking professionals, focusing on providing high-quality online training products customized for U.S. lenders and tax practitioners that include the latest updates from the IRS, CFPB and other regulatory authorities. Lawyers across the United States depend on Eli CLE for top quality online continuing legal education (CLE) programs, which can be completed for MCLE credits.

ProEdTech regularly provides professionals the opportunity to get answers to their most complex questions directly from experts, without having to attend costly live conferences. To learn more, visit:

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