CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation 2022 Surgery PACU and Anesthesia Standards

CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation 2022 Surgery PACU and Anesthesia Standards
CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation 2022 Surgery PACU and Anesthesia Standards

CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation 2022 Surgery PACU and Anesthesia Standards Webinar will cover the CMS Hospital CoP standards for Surgery, Anesthesia, and PACU. These standards must be followed by all the hospitals that accepts Medicare and Medicaid and the standards must be followed for all the patients.

In addition to covering the Conditions of Participation requirements for Surgery, Anesthesia, and PACU, this program will cover some of the important CMS memos that discuss safe injection practices and infection control breaches with IV medications, changes to history, and physical requirements for healthy outpatients, and consent requirements for procedures. Surgical privileges, PACU standards, and standards for the delivery of anesthesia are also covered.

Some of the important CMS memos that impact the provision of care in the OR arena and discuss safe injection practices and infection control breaches with IV medications will be discussed. Guidance from ISMP and CDC will also be provided.

Hospitals are required to have many policies including one on specific clinical situations involving anesthesia or analgesia. This includes interpretive guidelines on moderate sedation and deep sedation, including moderate and deep sedation done in other places like the emergency department and GI lab and patients who have ECTs.