Getting back to basics is important when there are so many rules and regulations to be aware of in Home Care. This class will provide an overview of the DHSR rules and impacting laws for Home Care and can help supplement your agency orientation for your new employees or serve as a refresher for current employees, especially those in supervisory roles. The top deficiencies seen in DHSR Home Care Surveys also will be covered. Objectives:
- Home Care Licensure Rule Review
- Review of DHSR survey checklist
- Review Laws applicable to Home Care
- Review top deficiencies noted in DHSR Home Care Surveys
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Presenter: AHHC's Kathie Smith, BSN, RN, Vice President of State Relations, Home & Community Based Care
Kathie Smith graduated from Barton College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). She has been with the Association for Home and Hospice Care of NC (AHHC of NC) since 2004. Prior to her employment at the Association, she worked with NC Medicaid in the Home Care Policy section. Mrs. Smith has extensive experience working with the Division of Health Service Regulation on Home Care licensing rules, laws and regulations as well as with NC Medicaid on policy and billing requirements. Mrs. Smith provides technical assistance on a number of regulatory and operational issues to AHHC members. Kathie develops curriculum grounded in adult learner centered principles for association members and serves as a nurse planner for providing nurse contact hours for continuing nurse education. Kathie provides both face to face and webinar training for association members across the state.