The NEW ERA of Compliance for Personal Assistance Services: QAPI/COVID-19
Reviews the components of what will help PAS agencies be successful with new era of compliance.
- TAHC&H Virtual Event | 51st Annual Meeting & Conference | Recorded for On-Demand Access
- Presentation Date | September 3, 2020
- TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
- Continuing Education for Nurses
- 1.25 Contact Hr(s)
- This program awards CNE until 09.03.2022
CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements
for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.
· Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Louisiana State Nurses
Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002151
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
- §558.259[d]agency responsibilities
- §558.260[a]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting
- §558.260[a]quality improvement
Program Description: COVID-19 has brought about monumental changes for home care agencies and Personal Assistance Services agencies.
The latest guidance has taken HCSSAs by surprise with noted screening processes and changes in protocols and policies surfacing the importance of PAS agencies compliance with
QAPI program requirements. In this presentation Kay Hollers reviews the components of what will help agencies be successful as we enter into the NEW ERA of compliance in the PAS world.
Program Learning Objective(s): Participants will actively engage in the learning activity and identify steps to best document the
latest screening requirements and incorporate into the QAPI program requirements to obtain compliance with HHS guidance.
TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter(s): Kay Hollers, BSN, RN, MPH, Consultant, Healthcare Consultlink
About the Presenter(s):
Kay Hollers is well known to TAHCH audiences as she has been an active member or associate member since her
return to Texas in 1985. Kay holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas with a major in Nursing and a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of
Texas School of Public Health. She also earned a post-master’s Specialist Certification in Health Care Evaluation from Wayne State University College of Nursing in Detroit. Kay
taught Public Health Nursing at Michigan State University and has practiced in and consulted with home health and hospice agencies large and small, public and private. She
currently is a consultant with HealthCare Consultlink. Kay likes to share her experiences and knowledge with audiences and has been a frequent presenter for TAHCH conferences and seminars.
 The NEW ERA of Compliance for Personal Assistance Services: QAPI/COVID-19