Ray Grundman, MSN, MPA, FNP-BC, CASC presents: AAAHC Accreditation Standards Updates for 2015 Sponsored by: Thursday, April 9, 2015, 2:00pm ET PRESENTER: RAY GRUNDMAN, MSN, MPA, FNP-BC, CASC Thank you for registering for today’s presentation, “AAAHC Accreditation Standards Updates for 2015.” The 75-minute webinar will feature Raymond E. Grundman, Vice President & General Manager, Ambulatory Accreditation Operations. Grundman has been involved in ambulatory health care for 30 years in a variety of roles, as a clinician, administrator, educator; as a consultant practicing as a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, medical group practice administrator, and founder and Executive Director of several surgery centers. He is currently Vice President and General Manager, Ambulatory Operations and an active surveyor and member of the surveyor training faculty for AAAHC. In this presentation Ray will Identify major updates and changes to AAAHC accreditation standards in the 2015 Handbook of Accreditation Standards, as well as recognize the relevance of updates and changes to standards as they apply to your organization. Grundman will also assess possible strategies for implementing the updates and changes in your organization. OR Today would like to thank our sponsor, AAHC! The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1979. AAAHC is the leader in developing standards to advance and promote patient safety, quality care, and value for ambulatory health care through peerbased accreditation processes, education, and research. AAAHC accredits more than 6,000 health care organizations in the US and internationally. A certificate of accreditation is awarded to organizations that are found to be in compliance with AAAHC Standards. Visit www.aaahc.org to learn more. OR Today Webinar Workbook Ray Grundman will provide answers to the following questions during his presentation. An answer key is provided on the bottom of the page. 1. True or False: The governing body is responsible for the development and oversight of a risk management program? 2. True or False: An initial medical staff appointment application must include a formal statement releasing the organization from any liability in connection with credentialing decisions? 3. True or False: Upon receipt of a completed re-appointment application, the organization should “primary source verify” items listed on the application? 4. True or False: In a solo physician practice, an outside physician should be involved to provide a peer-based review? 5. True or False: The goal of a quality improvement study should be stated in quantitative terms? 6. True or False: An electronic medical record system is required to be eligible for AAAHC accreditation? 7. True or False: The Infection Prevention and Control program should have written policies that outline appropriate hand hygiene? 8. True or False: Having a medical degree is sufficient education and training for a director of an infection prevention program? 9. True or False: Organizations that have a know malignant hyperthermia triggering agent should have an emergency transfer protocol? 10. True or False: June, 2015 is the target deadline for implementation of the new Safety Data Sheets and Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals? Answer Key: 1) True; 2) True; 3) True; 4) True; 5) True; 6) False; 7) True; 8) False; 9) True; 10) True GOT A QUESTION FOR TODAY’S PRESENTER? Our presenter looks forward to addressing your questions. Attendees will be on a listen only mode throughout today’s presentation, but you are able to submit a question during the webinar using the “Questions Feature” on your webinar dashboard. You are also welcome to submit your questions prior to today’s webinar. Please email [email protected] with the subject line “Attendee Question for OR Today’s Webinar.” All questions will be addressed during the webinar or offline at the presenter’s convenience.
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