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CMS is placing a high priority on improving patient safety – especially on safe injection practices. The agency is checking compliance during all validation surveys, certification surveys, and re-surveys. Hospitals should educate staff, including physicians, on all safe injection standards and guidelines while regularly performing compliance checks.
This program will cover all the safe injection policies that hospitals must comply with. Our medico-legal expert will discuss ten CDC standards on safe injection practices, ISMP standards of care and guidelines on IV Push medication, the CMS infection control worksheet’s section on safe injection practices, CMS survey memos on unsafe injection practices, and more.
|- CMS memo on safe injection practices||- Mask during LP or epidural||- CMS memo on insulin pens|
|- Single and multi-dose vials||- CMS memo on 4 infection control breaches||- Isolation practice guidelines|
|- MRSA and meningitis||- ISMP IV Push guidelines||- TJC standards|
|- Infection control worksheet||- Infusion Nursing Standard of Practice||- Catheter flushing|
|- WHO guidelines||- ASC Quality Collaboration Toolkit||- Equipment cleaning procedures|
|- Mandatory training||- APIC and other recommendations||And so much more!|
Anyone working with infection, including but not limited to: Infection Preventionists, Infection Control Committee Members, Pharmacists, Nurses, Physicians, Chief Nursing Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Nursing Supervisors, Anesthesiologists, OR Directors, OR Nurses, ED Physicians, ED Nurses, Nurse Educators, Performance Improvement Directors, ASC Staff, Ambulatory Clinic Directors, Radiology and Clinical Staff, Compliance Officers, and anyone involved in safe injection practices.