F-Tag Review Series: Infection Control & Antibiotic Stewardship – F880-F881

January 30, 2018 from 10:00 am – 11:15 am HST.



Course Description:
This session will focus on F-Tag 880-881 with a review of the regulation and an analysis of the associated Interpretive Guidance. A review of survey procedures, such as the Infection Prevention, Control, and Immunization Critical Element Pathway and/the Surveyor Probes used to guide the investigative process will be discussed. Actual citation examples will be shared and discussed. Tools to assist the facility interdisciplinary team in monitoring compliance and incorporating into the facility QAPI processes will be discussed.

Course Objectives: At the conclusion of each session, the learner will:

  1. Identify the regulatory requirements related to F880-F881
  2. Identify survey procedures that describe how Infection Prevention and Control is reviewed for compliance during the annual survey process
  3. Identify examples of how F-Tags 880-881 are commonly cited in the new LTC Survey Process
  4. Explore tools for the leadership team to use for monitoring compliance with Infection Prevention and Control requirements
  5. Describe strategies for incorporating survey preparedness related to Infection Prevention and Control into facility QAPI processes

Target Audience:   Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Nurse Managers, Nursing Home Administrators, Nursing staff and leaders, Quality Assurance Director, Social Services, Rehabilitation services.

Speaker: Shelly Maffia, MSN, MBA, RN, LNHA, QCP

Shelly serves as a Director of Regulatory Services for Proactive Medical Review & Consulting, LLC.
Shelly Maffia is a Registered Nurse and Nursing Home Administrator with experience serving as Director of Nursing, Administrator, and as a multi-site Corporate Nurse Consultant. She holds AANAC’s QAPI Certified Professional (QCP) credential, and the Long Term Care Infection Prevention Certification. She is an AHIMA approved ICD-10 trainer.
Shelly specializes in not only identifying SNF regulatory compliance risks, but in supporting SNF leadership in implementing the practical, real life solutions that drive staff engagement and 5 star results. Shelly coordinates Proactive’s active Phase 2 Requirements of Participation facility partnership project teams.

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Instructional level: Intermediate

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Hawai’i Chapter (Approval HI62792018-2) for up to 1 Social Work continuing education contact hour(s).

This program is pending approval by the Oregon Nurses Association 1.25 contact hours. Oregon Nurses Association is an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NAB approved contact hours: 1.25 each
NAB Approval Number: 20181231-1.25-A39787-DL EXP 12/31/18

State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.

There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter with this learning activity.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, the registration fee must be paid, and each individual wanting a Certificate of Completion must complete the Evaluation form after the webinar and attest to their attendance at the session.  The Evaluation will be made available to registrants through SurveyMonkey.

Allow 30 days for processing.  For more information contact Lori Henning at lhenning@hah.org.

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Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association.  Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.

$75 per webinar (per line/computer) or
$750 for the entire 12-part  series (a savings of $150)

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Healthcare Association of Hawaii
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Honolulu, HI 96813

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