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<p> <b>Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2009 Edition</b> provides everything you need to stay in compliance with complex emergency department regulations. </p> <p> The list of questions helps you quickly locate specific guidance on difficult legal areas such as: </p> <ul> <li> Complying with COBRA </li> <li> Dealing with psychiatric patients </li> <li> Negotiating consent requirements </li> <li> Obtaining reimbursement for ED services </li> <li> Avoiding employment law problems </li> </ul> <p> <b>Emergency Department Compliance Manual</b> also features first-hand advice from staff members at hospitals that have recently navigated a Joint Commission survey and includes frank and detailed information. Organized by topic, it allows you to readily compare the experiences of different hospitals. </p> <p> Because of the Joint Commission's hospital-wide, function-based approach to evaluating compliance, it's been difficult to know specifically what's expected of you in the ED...<b>Emergency Department Compliance Manual</b> includes a concise grid outlining the most recent Joint Commission standards which will help you learn what responsibilities you have for demonstrating compliance. </p> <p> Plus, <b>Emergency Department Compliance Manual</b> includes sample documentation that hospitals across the country have used to show compliance with legal requirements and Joint Commission standards: </p> <ul> <li> Age-related competencies </li> <li> Patient assessment policies and procedures </li> <li> Consent forms </li> <li> Advance directives </li> <li> Policies and protocols </li> <li> Roles and responsibilities of ED staff </li> <li> Quality improvement tools </li> <li> Conscious sedation policies and procedures </li> <li> Triage, referral, and discharge policies and procedures </li> <li> And much more! </li> </ul> <p> <b>Emergency Department Compliance Manual, 2009 Edition</b> has been updated to include coverage of: </p> <ul> <li> Voluntary self-disclosure of fraud </li> <li> When a Corporate Integrity Agreement will be put in place </li> <li> Medical staff credentialing, evaluation, and contract requirements </li> <li> Guidelines for using Physicians Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in the ED </li> <li> Joint Commission requirements for communicating test results, labeling medications, reconciling medications across the continuum of care, and anticoagulation therapy </li> <li> Various aspects of patient flow, including how to handle it, actions the ED and the hospital can take to improve it, and making staff changes to improve it </li> <li> Updated sections on hospital accreditation standards </li> <li> New forms, policies, and other reference materials to facilitate compliance, including: ED Capacity Capability Matrix; Sample Policy on Granting Privileges to Medical Staff and Allied Health Professionals; Injection Safety Information for Providers; Guidelines for Faxing Patient Health Information; and more! </li> </ul> <p> </p>
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