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ASM 261 - Regulation of NF/SNF

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Emphasis is on the changing dynamics of long-term care and the regulatory system. Special attention will focus on the federal and state regulations that govern the long-term healthcare services. This will include the agencies that originate, implement and monitor the regulations.
Competencies
  1. Delineate the history of the long-term care regulatory system.
    1. List in chronological order.
    2. Outline the obstacles of regulations.
    3. Describe health care reform.
  2. Describe the impact of regulation changes on the long-term health care services.
    1. Describe the transition period.
    2. Outline the regulatroy compliance process.
    3. Explain the financial effect.
  3. Examine the long-term care changing regulatory system specific to the agencies, administrator, and residents.
    1. Analyze rules and regulations and their importance.
    2. Examine governing agencies and their role.
    3. Investigate the administrator’s perspective.
    4. Analyze changes in resident needs and advocacy.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of all rules and regulations specific to long-term care.
    1. Identify applicable codes, administrative rules specific to nursing facilities.
    2. Identify applicable codes and administrative rules specific to nursing home administrators.
    3. Identify applicable rule sections specific to residents.
  5. Interpret the application and survey process for licensure and certification requirements.
    1. Review and identify the requirements on the application for licensure.
    2. Complete the application process for licensure.
  6. Explain the importance of good working relationships with state regulatory agencies.
    1. List the state regulatory agencies that will be involved with long-term care facilities.
    2. Review the responsibilities of each regulatory agency as it relates to the rules and regulation in a long term care facility.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of terminology, acronyms, and abbreviations related to long-term care.
    1. List the terminology, acronyms and abbreviations used in long-term care facilities.
    2. Define each of the terminology, acronyms and abbreviations.
  8. Conduct a mock survey.
    1. List the forms used during survey.
    2. Describe the role administrator’s have in the survey process.
    3. Differentiate between deficiencies and citations.
    4. Write a plan of correction.



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