DNS-CT - Compliance and Ethics Essentials for the Nurse Leader - Online + PDF

Upon completion of the Compliance and Ethics Essentials for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the roles of the compliance officer and the compliance committee;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the seven basic compliance elements developed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for inclusion in a compliance program and explain the requirements of the CMS Final Rule of September 28, 2016, for a compliance and ethics program;
  • List several topics for inclusion in a nursing facility code of conduct;
  • Investigate an allegation of noncompliance;
  • Explain the importance of MDS accuracy and upcoding-prevention strategies;
  • Understand OIG expectations for record keeping and self-disclosure;
  • Discuss commonalities between the mandatory Affordable Care Act standards and the OIG compliance guidance.

This course is eligible for 4.0 continuing education hours.

  • DNS-CT Course - Compliance and Ethics Essentials for the Nurse Leader

    Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits

    One of ten parts of the DNS-CT certification program. Includes educational content to prepare for the exam (both in online format and a PDF download for reference) and includes the associated exam.

    Upon completion of the Compliance and Ethics Essentials for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the roles of the compliance officer and the compliance committee;
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the seven basic compliance elements developed by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for inclusion in a compliance program and explain the requirements of the CMS Final Rule of September 28, 2016, for a compliance and ethics program;
    • List several topics for inclusion in a nursing facility code of conduct;
    • Investigate an allegation of noncompliance;
    • Explain the importance of MDS accuracy and upcoding-prevention strategies;
    • Understand OIG expectations for record keeping and self-disclosure;
    • Discuss commonalities between the mandatory Affordable Care Act standards and the OIG compliance guidance.

    This course is eligible for 4.0 continuing education hours.

  • DNS-CT Exam - Compliance and Ethics Essentials for the Nurse Leader

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    One exam of certification program

    One of ten exams required to earn certification.