When:
December 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
2019-12-10T12:00:00-08:00
2019-12-10T13:30:00-08:00
Contact:
Sidnie Kane
406.442.2585

Register: https://hospice.eewebinarnetwork.com/a/wshpco/webinar/creating-a-successful-hospice-competency-program

Qualified, professional, and compliant staff are critical for the success of hospice agencies and meeting accrediting and Medicare standards.

AFTER THIS WEBINAR YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Understand what a formalized hospice competency program is and discuss why the following areas are crucial:
    • Ensuring employees, subcontractors, students, and volunteers are qualified and competent to provide services to patients and perform job responsibilities
    • How a lack of competency can lead to deficiencies on start-ups and accredited agencies, creating risk management issues for all agencies
    • Recognizing administrators and managers may not understand the requirements and assume in-service and supervisory visits are adequate
    • Why a formalized competency program for all staff, including subcontractors, is essential in meeting accrediting and Medicare standards
  • Develop and implement a successful competency program

WEBINAR DETAILS

Qualified, professional, and compliant staff are critical for the success of hospice agencies.  Despite this, many agencies do not have a formal competency program!  Having a formalized competency program for all staff, including subcontractors, is essential to meeting accrediting and Medicare standards.  This program will provide an in-depth explanation of what a formalized competency program is and how to successfully develop and implement one within your agency.

Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session would best suit administrators, managers, and quality-assurance staff.

TAKE-AWAY TOOLKIT

  • Examples of competency assessments

PLEASE NOTE: Webinar content is subject to copyright and intended for your individual organization’s use only.

Photo Sharon Litwin

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5 Star Consultants, LLC