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Ever been confused about what standards and guidelines apply to informed consent? This program will discuss the current CMS hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs), including the critical access hospital, Joint Commission and DNV Healthcare standards on informed consent requirements. It will include some confusing CMS changes such as having a patient advocate sign the consent form when present even if the patient is competent.
It will cover the Joint Commission revised informed consent standards. This includes the requirements for discussion of recuperation.
This program will discuss standards on consent for research. Not doing this right can also cost hospitals money. A study found that consent forms were missing in 66% of patients delaying 10% of surgical procedures. The researchers at Johns Hopkins found the cost of lost of misplaced consent forms cost hospitals $580,000 a year.
|- Three sections in hospital CoP||- Inpatients and outpatient requirement|
|- Consent when the patient is incapacitated||- Revised witness requirement|
|- Right to make informed decisions||- Surveyor review of six charts|
|- Right to refuse care||- Consent requirements|
|- Surrogate decision makers||- Consent as a process|
|- Anesthesia consent required||- Exceptions to policy|
|- Surgery consent policy requirements||- TJC tracer on consent|
|- Adverse events & notifications||And that's just the beginning!|
CEO, compliance officer, chief medical officer (CMO), chief nursing officer (CNO), COO, nurse educator, nurses, nurse directors, nurse supervisors, nurse managers, board members, physicians, medical staff coordinator, patient safety officer, senior leadership, hospital legal counsel, risk manager, chief risk officer, PI director, Joint Commission or DNV coordinator, director of health information management, director of anesthesia, OR nurse director, nurses, patient safety officer, pastoral care, patient advocates, Ethics Committee and others responsible for compliance with hospital regulations, and persons responsible for rewriting policy and procedure on informed consent.
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