Moderate Sedation: Tracing Essentials


Moderate Sedation Tracing

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.

Meet the course instructor on Moderate Sedation Tracing Essentials

Chris Pratt, MS, BSN, RN, has more than 32 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 application, teaching, and facilitation of the requirements and recommendations of The Joint Commission, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other regulatory and accrediting agencies. He assists organizations with post-survey activities, education and follow-up, patient safety strategies, and quality improvement initiatives.

Retired after 29 years of distinguished service as a U.S. Navy Nurse Corps Officer. His vast experience includes critical care, medical-surgical services, ambulatory care, staff development, nursing administration and quality, as well as oversight of healthcare operations for both inpatient and ambulatory care settings, overseas/operational nursing services, and facility/corporate staff development programs.

Ensure your organization is effectively monitoring moderate sedation – a high risk procedure monitored by accreditation and regulatory agencies. Interested in our Nursing Contact Hours opportunity?

Enroll in the Moderate Sedation Tracing Essentials course today!