Recorded: Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Good concise documentation is the key to preventing claims of fraud and abuse. This program will discuss the importance of documentation to avoid allegations of malpractice, substandard care, and denial of reimbursement. It will also cover legal issues in documentation, and TJC and CMS issues related to documentation requirements.
Sign up for this 90-minute webinar by nurse attorney Sue Dill will assist your staff in determining the fields that should be present as hospitals move toward electronic medical records to capture the elements required by CMS and the Joint Commission.
This seminar is a must attend program for any healthcare professional working in healthcare today!
Level: All levels
Meet Your Expert:
Sue Dill Calloway, R.N., M.S.N, J.D. is a nurse attorney and President of Patient Safety and Healthcare Consulting and Education. She is also the Chief Learning Officer for the Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation. Sue has been a medical and legal consultant for over 30 years. She has done many educational programs for nurses, physicians, and other health care providers on topics such as nursing law, ethics and nursing, malpractice prevention, HIPAA medical record confidentiality, EMTALA anti-dumping law, Joint Commission and CMS issues, documentation, medication errors, medical errors, pain management, federal laws for nursing, sentinel events, MRI Safety, legal issues in surgery, patient safety, and other similar topics. Ms. Calloway received her AD in nursing from Central Ohio Technical College, her BA, BSN, MSN (summa cum laude) and JD (with honors) degrees are from Capital University in Columbus. She is a member of many professional organizations and has a certificate in insurance from the American Insurance Institute.
AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.
The sponsor of this educational activity is AHC Media.
If you are not able to attend for any reason, please notify us as soon as possible. Conference cancellations received prior to the start time of the audio conference are fully refundable. If you prefer, you may substitute an upcoming audio conference for the one you originally registered for.