Category: Infection Prevention
Title: ASC Infection Prevention Guidelines, Regulations and Risk Management
Presented by Richard Bays, JD, MBA, RN, CPHQ; Richard Bays Consulting
Richard Bays, JD, MBA, RN, CPHQ has served in numerous capacities in the healthcare field ranging from hands on clinical services, administrative and regional operations. His experience includes ambulatory surgery center bill & policy consultation, medical- legal consulting for healthcare attorney groups and oversight of accreditation, licensure and regulatory compliance programs.
In the state of Texas, Mr. Bays has implemented quality assurance tracking programs for the City of Austin, developed and taught educational programs for the Texas State Department of Health Services, and served as an advisory committee member on several healthcare House and Senate bills. Mr. Bays also has experience in performance improvement and quality program reporting for federal reimbursement and with financial analysis for health insurance plan negotiations.
This one hour presentation by Richard Bays was presented at our Infection Prevention Strategies for Ambulatory Surgery Centers conference in April 2015. Richard discuss two case studies as to what went wrong with infection control that led to litigation. Richard also discuss common reason why ASC's are sued and how infection prevention would prevent lawsuits.
At the conclusion of the presentation the participant will be able to:
- Discuss commons reasons where poor infection prevention could lead to lawsuits.
- Have understanding of several States infection prevention Standards of Care guidelines being based upon CMS guidelines.
- Have understanding reasonable care and what is the difference between negligence and gross negligence.
- Have understanding that a nurse can be as liable as the ASC.
- Have understanding of how to stay out of court.
Once you and any/all staff have reviewed this presentation, you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Participation worth 1.0 Credit Hour of continuing education. You simply contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org requesting your certificates, using the Certificate Request Form found in the link below. You will need to provide a typed list of all participants first and last names, position title (RN ,BSN, etc.), license numbers (if professionals) and date of completion.
* Excellentia Advisory Group LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 15481: Issue Date: 4/6/2010;