For all Administrators, Directors of Nursing, and Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Improvement (QI) Directors or Coordinators, this is not only required reading for your facilities, but more important, it is a practical tool to guide you as you prepare for your survey. As the saying goes, aYour facility must be survey-ready 365 days a year.a So use this book to help you get readyaand stay ready. The Fundamentals of Quality for LTC, Part I gives you the F-Tags, as well as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Interpretive Guidelines and Guidance to Surveyors. This is a comprehensive monitoring tool for all disciplines to use in an interdisciplinary format. It covers the Federal Long Term Care Regulations 42 CFR As483.10 Resident Rights through As483.20 Resident Assessment. Because this is such a practical tool, it is a book that staff will keep handy at their desks to use for monitoring purposes and for quick reference. It will help the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT)aincluding one of the most important and busiest groups, the Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)a maintain awareness of the expectations of the Federal and State Surveyors. It will also keep the staffas focus on Quality of Care and Quality of Life.... should have a working knowledge of the Federal OBRA*/Long Term Care Regulations, the State Operations Manual, ... CMS describes the QIS as a computer-assisted survey process utilized by some States to determine if NFs and SNFsanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Fundamentals of Quality for Long Term Care|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2010-11-23|