CMS requirements state that in-patient and out-patient hospice’s interdisciplinary group must “confer with an individual with education and training in drug management, who is an employee of or under contract with the hospice, to ensure that drugs and biologicals meet each patient’s needs.”
Support efficacy and the safety of facility patients via comprehensive initial and follow-up medication regimen reviews.
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures for medications when they are used as a restraint to manage the patient’s behavior or restrict the patient’s movement unrelated to the patient’s condition.
Assist in the development of controlled medication policies and procedures, and periodic evaluations of disposal.
Support your survey preparation with an interdisciplinary approach.