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Surgical and Anesthesia Service Conditions of Participation webinar (IHA 4.6.23_Program #401323)

Thursday, April 6, 2023
10:00 am12:00 pm

Course Curriculum
This session will provide an overview of the regulatory requirements for the provision of surgical and anesthesia services in hospitals.

Intended Audience:
CEOs, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Nursing Officers, Compliance Personnel, Physicians, Safety Officers, and Surgical Services Staff.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:
• Describe basic requirements for surgical and anesthesia services conditions of participation.
• Describe problematic compliance areas in surgical services conditions of participation.
• Discuss recent requirement changes for history and physical examinations for hospitals.
• Explain the continuum of anesthesia services.

Speaker Bios:
Nancy Ruzicka is a consultant on state and federal rules, regulations and interpretative guidelines. Ruzicka previously worked as director of integrity and compliance and privacy official at MercyOne Des Moines and director of regulatory compliance at UnityPoint Health-Des Moines. She also has more than 20 years of experience with the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Ruzicka holds master’s degrees in health law and business administration and a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Drake University. She is certified in health care compliance and maintains her Iowa pharmacy license.

Cost: $195 to NHA members (per hospital, no charge for additional lines, recordings available up to 60 days after the webinar)