DNS-CT - Survey Management and Enforcement for the Nurse Leader - Online + PDF

Upon completion of the Survey Management and Enforcement for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

  • List the elements required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to complete an acceptable plan of correction for deficiencies cited during survey;
  • Identify several means to devising and implementing an effective plan of correction;
  • Describe the four levels of severity and three levels of scope that are assigned to deficiency citations;
  • Describe at least five criteria facility staff can employ to construct a sound plan of correction;
  • Define immediate jeopardy and explain several methods used to create credible compliance for I and J citations;
  • Understand how to effectively refute discrepancies found in the statement of deficiencies using the informal dispute resolution process.

The course was written by Jan Bennet, RN, NHA.

3.22 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 May 19, 2025.

  • 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 Survey Management and Enforcement for the Nurse Leader course, the participant will be able to:

    • List the elements required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to complete an acceptable plan of correction for deficiencies cited during survey;
    • Identify several means to devising and implementing an effective plan of correction;
    • Describe the four levels of severity and three levels of scope that are assigned to deficiency citations;
    • Describe at least five criteria facility staff can employ to construct a sound plan of correction;
    • Define immediate jeopardy and explain several methods used to create credible compliance for I and J citations;
    • Understand how to effectively refute discrepancies found in the statement of deficiencies using the informal dispute resolution process.

    The course was written by Jan Bennet, RN, NHA.

    3.22 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 May 19, 2025.

  • Contains 3 Component(s)

    One exam of certification program

    One of ten exams required to earn certification.