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CAH Conditions of Participation - Part 4
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
Category: Education

This four-part webinar will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. Part four will cover radiology, rehab, visitation, medical records, QAPI, organ procurement, swing beds, and much more.

Objectives - At the conclusion of part four, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the informed consent elements required by CMS,
  • Describe the requirements for history and physicals for CAH,
  • List what must be contained in the operative report,
  • Discuss what the CAH must do to comply with the requirements for notification of the organ procurement (OPO) agency when a patient expires,
  • Recall that CMS has many patient rights that are afforded to patients in swing beds.
  • Recall that hospitals must have a visitation policy and patients must be informed


Laura A. Dixon, BS, JD, RN, CPHRM 

Laura A. Dixon served as the Director, Facility Patient Safety and Risk Management and Operations for COPIC from 2014 to 2020.  In her role, Ms. Dixon provided patient safety and risk management consultation and training to facilities, practitioners, and staff in multiple states.  Such services included creation of and presentations on risk management topics, assessment of healthcare facilities; and development of programs and compilation of reference materials that complement physician-oriented products.

Ms. Dixon has more than twenty years of clinical experience in acute care facilities, including critical care, coronary care, peri-operative services, and pain management.  Prior to joining COPIC, she served as the Director, Western Region, Patient Safety and Risk Management for The Doctors Company, Napa, California.  In this capacity, she provided patient safety and risk management consultation to the physicians and staff for the western United States.

Online Registration

Contact: Tammy Wells