What is the distinction between the rules/regulations of accreditation bodies and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)? How do changes in those rules/regulations impact the survey process? What if your organization's accreditation lapses? This session answers these questions and more, including ones related to CMS criteria for transplant referral.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information
Contact hours available until 10/14/2021.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Planning Committee: Marijo Johnson - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Speaker: Gail Dewald - Employee, National Dialysis Accreditation Commission; Consultant on nephrology projects, mock surveys, quality improvement
There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the learner will apply information about new accreditation bodies as well as changes to rules and regulations and how those both impact the survey process and nurses' work.