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Infant abduction is a severe issue that all healthcare facilities must prevent by maintaining a safe environment. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) reported 133 infant abduction cases from healthcare facilities, and about 95% of abductions result in litigation.
This program will provide the CMS and TJC standards on preventing infant and pediatric abductions. Our expert will discuss complying with these standards and highlight five steps healthcare facilities can take to prevent abductions. Additionally, the program will explore the NCMEC’s revised prevention guidelines and infant abduction responses that all hospitals and birthing centers should be familiar with.
An infant abducted from a healthcare facility would be a tragic event for both the parents and the facility, as well as a media nightmare. Make sure your facility is up-to-date on the proper procedures.
|- CMS standards||- TJC standards||- Case examples|
|- Abduction data||- Five steps to prevention||- Drill recommendations|
|- Sentinel Event Alert||- CMS survey process||- Recent abduction cases|
|- Six root causes||- Integrating technology||- Enhancing security|
|- Strategies to reduce risk||- Sample FMEAs||- Abduction drills|
|- Liability issues||- Abductor profile||- Controlling access|
|- Home abductions||- Mock drills||- Resources|
|- Profile of an infant||- Incident response plans||- Educating staff & parents|
|- Historical perspective||- NCMEC guidelines||- Self assessment tool|
|- Policies & procedures||- Info for new parents||And that's not all!|
Anyone involved with or interested in compliance regulations and standards, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Pharmacy Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Managers, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.