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Preventing Incidents and Adverse Events in Home Health and Hospice

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Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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Patient safety has taken on increasing importance in the U.S. healthcare system. Healthcare in the home poses unique challenges to assessing and preventing issues of patient safety.

Throughout this course, learners will explore the unique challenges to ensuring consistent quality of care and patient safety in home health and hospice, organizational responsibilities to prevent, track and report incidents and adverse patient events, common types of incidents and adverse events in home health and hospice, and strategies for preventing them from occurring.

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1) Address challenges to safety and quality in home health and hospice
2) Discuss organizational responsibilities for quality improvement
3) Define and describe types of incidents and adverse events
4) Discuss strategies for preventing incidents and adverse events
5) Promote a culture of safety in home health and hospice

This course has been verified by Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP), and it was designed in alignment with the CMS conditions of participation for home health organizations. In addition, it was designed in alignment with ACHC home health and hospice standards. It provides training on the identification, reporting, and prevention of adverse events, which home health and hospice organizations must measure, analyze, and track as part of their QAPI program as required by the following federal regulations related to home health and hospice services:

Estimated Runtime: 20 minutes
Last Updated: April 14, 2023
Publication Year: 2022

Reviewed and approved by
Nancy Allen, BSN, RNC, CMC

NOTE: This course is not a substitute for legal advice for any individual provider or situation. Always consult your company's legal or compliance personnel with any questions or concerns related to this subject matter.

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