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Digital Seminar

Affordable Care Top 10: The Top 10 Things Nurses Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act


Faculty:
Michele Gonsman
Duration:
1 Hour 22 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Dec 11, 2013
Product Code:
POS075865
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

The Affordable Care Act will dramatically affect the way that you practice and you need to be prepared for the changes.  Attend this crash course and learn the top 10 most important changes you need to be aware of to navigate the new healthcare system.  Discuss how the Affordable Care Act is impacting patient satisfaction scores, readmission rates, patient bill of rights, and “The Patient Factor”.  You cannot afford to miss this timely opportunity to learn about the significant and most influential healthcare legislation in history.

OUTLINE

Who does this affect?

  • Essential Health Benefits
  • Medicaid
    • 1- 133% of the poverty level
    • State run programs
  • Medicare
  • Privately Insured        
    • Can you keep your insurance?
    • Significant Changes
  • Uninsured
  • Individual Mandates

Health Care Exchanges

  • Levels of Coverage
  • Web Site

Patient Bill of Rights

The Patient Factor

  • Patient Accountability

ACOs and Patient Homes

  • Coordinated Care
  • Standards of Care
  • Outcome Based Payment
  • Access to care

Patient Satisfaction Scores

  • Recapturing the Money
    • Clinical Domain
    • Patient Experience Domain
  • Strategies

Readmission Penalties

  • Pneumonia, heart attacks, and heart failure
  • Observation Status

Chronic Disease Management

Documentation

  • HIPPA/Omnibus
  • EMR

Opportunities for Nursing

  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Case Management
  • Community Health Centers
  • School Based Centers
  • Telehealth
  • Fraud Waste and Abuse

OBJECTIVES

  • Define the following concepts: Accountable Care Organizations, Patient Homes, Patient Satisfaction and Preventable Readmissions.
  • Name 5 challenges to health care providers.
  • Learn 3 strategies that acute care facilities are using to increase patient satisfaction scores.
  • List 8 aspects of the Patient Bill of Rights.
  • Define the “Patient Factor.”

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Michele Gonsman, RN, BSN, ALNC, CPSS has been a registered nurse for over 20 years.  She has extensive experience in multiple nursing specialties including ER/Trauma, General Medical/Surgical, Orthopedics, Neurology, Skin and Wound Care, Telemetry.  Michele has worked in the acute care area for 20 years, and has also worked as a clinical consultant for a medical company, where she lectured frequently on Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management. She is also an advanced legal nurse consultant, which enables her to have unique insight into documentation, quality management, payment issues, and most specifically the Electronic Medical Record.  She lectures on documentation issues for healthcare facilities, and has written educational programs relating to forensic nursing.  Michele has been the keynote speaker at a large metropolitan medical center, a recent legal nursing conference, and will have her business featured on the cover of “Inspirations”, a legal nursing magazine.   Michele lectures frequently on the Affordable Care Act and how it is affecting not only nursing, but the entire health care field. 


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Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 1.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.5 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 1.8 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Michele Gonsman Related seminars and products: 1

RN, BSN, ALNC, CPSS


Michele Gonsman has been a registered nurse for 20 years. She has extensive experience in multiple nursing specialties including ER/Trauma, General Medical/Surgical, Orthopedics, Neurology, Skin and Wound Care, and Telemetry. Michele has worked in the acute care area for 20 years and has also worked as a clinical consultant for a medical company, where she lectured frequently on pressure ulcer prevention and management. She has performed prevalence and incidence research studies in relation to pressure ulcers. Michele has been a clinical instructor for nursing students. She is also an advanced legal nurse consultant, which enables her to have unique insight into documentation and facilities, and has written educational programs relating to forensic nursing. Michele has done extensive research on the Affordable Care Act and how it is affecting not only nursing, but the entire healthcare field. She is currently writing a book on this topic.

Disclosures:
Financial: Michele Gonsman is receiving a fee for speaking at this educational activity.
Nonfinancial: Michele Gonsman has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose. 


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Nurse, Advance Practice Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Licenses Practical Nurses

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Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

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