Moderate Sedation and Patient Safety go hand in hand for providers and nursing staff who use sedation for diagnostic and treatment procedures in hospital and ambulatory settings. Regulatory requirements and considerations for best practice may change and healthcare staff may not have been updated on changes to regulations, or common patient safety issues around Moderate Sedation.
Learn how to maximize patient safety with performance tracing to meet TJC and CMS requirements for sedation safety.
Learn & Apply
Review major regulatory requirements and considerations for best practice with Moderate Sedation.
Understand criteria that supports Risk Assessment for safe Moderate Sedation practice.
Identify areas to enhance the use of Moderate Sedation and patient safety in procedural care.
About the Instructor
Chris Pratt is a Senior Consultant with Courtemanche and Associates with more than 33 years in clinical and leadership experience working in varying healthcare positions from the bedside to the Boardroom. In this role, he is responsible for assessing healthcare organizations’ readiness for licensing, accreditation, and regulatory compliance. He is trained in the survey process, auditing approach and survey outcome determination utilized by The Joint Commission, DNV, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations. He assists organizations with post-survey activities, education, patient safety strategies, and quality improvement initiatives and has experience in various health care settings including acute care, behavioral health, and ambulatory care settings.