October F-Tag Webinar: Dignity and Respect of Individuality Regulations (F-550)

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Course Description:

This session will focus on the Dignity and Respect of Individuality Regulations including, but not limited to, F-Tag 550, with a review of the regulations and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed.

Projected Learning Outcomes/Course Objectives: At the conclusion of each session, the learner will:

  1. Identify the regulatory requirements related to Dignity and Respect of Individuality
  2. Identify survey procedures that describe how Dignity and Respect of Individuality requirements are reviewed for compliance during the annual survey process
  3. Identify examples of how F-Tags related to Dignity and Respect of Individuality are commonly cited in the new LTCSP
  4. Identify tools for the leadership team to use for monitoring compliance with Dignity and Respect of Individuality requirements
  5. Explain strategies for incorporating survey preparedness related to Dignity and Respect of Individuality into facility QAPI processes

Course Content

2:00   Overview of the F-Tag Regulations and Interpretive Guidance

2:30   Survey procedures for assessing compliance with the F-Tag and citation examples

3:00   Strategies for monitoring compliance and incorporating survey preparedness into facility QAPI processes

3:15   Closing Comments/Q&A

Target Audience:   Directors of Nursing, Assistant Directors of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Directors, Social Services staff

Instructional Level:   Intermediate   Contact Hours: 1.25