Apr 25, 2019
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
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.
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