Live Discharges: Getting It Right!
Webinar – Wednesday, March 22, 2017
8:30 am to 10:00 am pst
– Webinar Recording Available
What’s a perennially confusing regulatory area for hospices? Live discharges! This session will review the five types of live discharges, key requirements and documentation points for each, important monitoring areas, and more. You’ll also leave with important resources for your hospice: chart review tools and an invaluable one-page live discharge tool.
Who should attend: RN, LPNs, chaplains, social workers, clinical supervisors and managers, those in hospice education, QAPI, and Compliance.
- Identify 5 types of live discharges & understand appropriate uses of each
- Understand and implement proper steps for each type
- Assure compliant documentation
- Prepare for increasing scrutiny of live discharges
Presenter: Susan Balfour, Partner with Hospice Fundamentals. Ms. Balfour’s hospice experience spans thirty years and includes experience as executive director of a free-standing non-profit hospice agency, Director of Clinical & Regulatory Affairs for The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care, and, since 2009, a founding partner in Hospice Fundamentals, a company specializing in regulatory and compliance monitoring, analysis and education.
Member rate is $130.00
Indicate if you will be calling into the live webinar or purchasing the audio recording (fee is the same). The live webinar includes the opportunity to ask questions of the presenters. If you desire to purchase both the live webinar and the audio recording, pay the registration fee and an additional $30.
Continuing Education: The presenters and program planners have no conflict of interest in regard to this webinar. RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire presentation in order for contact hours to be awarded. To apply for nursing contact hours, please mail an evaluation form and a $10 processing fee for each individual requesting hours. Additionally, send in a completed sign-in sheet, listing the individuals at your facility that participated and noting those requesting contact hours.
Individuals requesting contact hours will receive a certificate of contact hours earned. Please make sure that you enter the Contact Person’s name in the Registration Form. All correspondence and site registration information will be sent to this person. No commercial support has been provided for this program.Please note our cancellation policy:
If you cancel your registration prior to five business days before the program, you will receive a refund less 25% for administrative costs. All cancellations must be made in writing. No refunds for cancellations or exchanges within five business days of the program. If due to unforeseen circumstances we must cancel this event, registrants will receive a full refund.
Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH -157, 4/1/2019).