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    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
  Jan 19, 2018
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LTC 352 - Long-Term Care Laws and Regulations

Acquaints students with the current state of long-term care regulations as well as the dynamics behind them. It specifically addresses the OBRA (Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) regulations, which require major changes in the way in which long-term care is delivered. It requires students to demonstrate familiarity with state and local statutes and regulations.

Prerequisites & Notes
HA 205 or LTC 210

Assignment Overview
12 weekly lessons and a final

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Differentiate between the organizational structures within government branches and their respective roles in the formation of Long-Term Care Rules and Regulations. 
  • Appraise and implement a practical Resident Bill of Rights In-Service Plan for employees and residents. 
  • Demonstrate understanding of survey processes and protocols in long-term care, including the submission of acceptable plans of corrections to regulatory agencies. 
  • Understand key components of a HIPAA Privacy and Security program to ensure resident confidentiality.
  • Differentiate between powers of attorney, guardianship. and conservatorship.
  • Implement workplace controls to reduce or eliminate the risks of occupational hazards.

Credits: 3

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