Coordination of Care in a Pediatric Private Duty Nursing Program


[PGM2173] Coordination of Care in a Pediatric Private Duty Nursing Program

Summary: Solutions for solving coordination of care deficiencies.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §558.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §558.260[a][2]development and interpretation of agency policies
  • §558.260[a][5]quality improvement
  • §558.260[a][8]skills for working with clients, families, and other professional service providers

Faculty: Mazick, Greg; Brooks, Lynne; Williams, Belinda

Program Description: Coordination of care is #5 on the Texas HCSSA Top 10 survey deficiency list. This program presents how to show and provide effective and comprehensive care coordination by ensuring that all service providers are on the same page. Private duty nursing, community care and therapy providers are highlighted; you will get solutions to address coordination of care in your policies and the "Do's & Don'ts" in the home.

Program Objectives: Upon completion of this program, the viewer will be able to:

  • Define “coordination of care” related to pediatric Private Duty Nursing.
  • Describe components of an agency coordination of care policy.
  • Discuss Coordination of Care policy and procedures that comply with Texas Administrative Code (TAC) rule 97.288.
  • Identify Personal Assistance Services (PAS) documentation methods to maintain compliance with TAC rule 97.288.
  • Discuss coordination of care standards for pediatric therapy.
  • Compare 2 case studies with opposite outcomes due to coordination of care received.

About the Presenters: Greg Mazick, RN, BSN is the Director of Pediatric Services for Restorative Health Care. He has managed pediatric programs over the past 11 years with as many as 220 licensed nurses and therapist in the program. He has created and implemented processes related to safety, skills competency, nurse and therapist recruitment, compliance, QAPI, and risk management in pediatrics programs.

Lynne Brooks, RN, CPHRM is a Registered Nurse and Certified Professional Healthcare Risk Manager with more than 25 years of health care management experience with Adult, Pediatric and Community Care Home Care programs in Texas. She has owned her own Home Care Agency and now operates a large non-profit Agency with 10 offices across the state and its subsidiary For-Profit Agency with 14 offices across the state, along with a CDS operation.

Belinda Williams, OTR has more than 25 years experience in healthcare including psych, geriatric, acute and pediatric. To date, she has more than 15 year pediatric experience and still enjoys evaluating and treating. Over the years, her passion for assessing and treating children with sensory related dysfunction lead her to develop a private handwriting training program, group treatment programs and to facilitate numerous professional and parent trainings. As Executive Director of Education and Quality Assurance for THERAPY 2000, she monitors and facilitates regulatory and ethics compliance and performance improvement initiatives for the Agency.

Education-Training Credits:

  • 1.00 Hr(s) HCSSA Administrator/Alternate

[PGM2173] Coordination of Care: Ensuring Effective Communication with ALL of Your Clients' Service Providers

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