2021 Advanced Accreditation Education Series: Highlights of Laboratory regulatory compliance in acute care and clinics

January 25, 2021
This activity will provide the participants an opportunity to learn from experts in the field.  The series will provide examples of the challenges, successful implementation and mitigation strategies for regulatory / accreditation rules and standards as well as how to drill down to uncover the barriers to being successful and how to maintain the gains.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Quality leaders

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the intent of the focused regulatory / accreditation topic as presented.
  2. Summarize effectively an organization’s current process to meet the intent of the regulatory / accreditation requirements.
  3. Develop a recommended strategy for successfully mitigating the regulatory / accreditation issue as presented.
  4. Describe how addressing the regulatory / accreditation issue using a recommended strategy positions an organization for effective and reliable delivery of safe, high quality patient care.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ANCC
  • 1.80 CBRN
  • 1.50 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 1.50 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/25/2021 - 11:00am CST
Event ends: 
01/25/2021 - 12:30pm CST
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: none of the planning committee members or presenters have anything to disclose.
Planning committee members
Natalie Webb, MHA, RN, CPHQ
Accreditation Director
Diana Scott, MHA, RN, CPHQ
Associate Vice President
Accreditation Advisory Services
Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA
Sr. Clinical Manager
Course reviewer(s)
Natalie Webb, MHA, RN, CPHQ
Accreditation Director

Tanvi Desai, MD, MBA
Physician Accreditation Advisor

Suzanne Dworsky, MBA, BS, MTASCP
Medicine Department Administrator, Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Kathleen Izano, MTASCP
Director, Laboratory Consult


Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statements:
This activity is designated for 1.50 contact hours.
Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.80 contact hours.
This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for a maximum of 1.50 CPHQ continuing education credits for this event.
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ANCC
  • 1.80 CBRN
  • 1.50 CPHQ – Certified Professional Healthcare Quality
  • 1.50 General CE - Attendance
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