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

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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

5.57 contact hours will be awarded for this continuing nursing education activity. Learners must complete the entire education activity and associated evaluation to receive the contact hours. No partial credit will be awarded. Contact hours will be awarded for this activity until June 1, 2026.

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