For Inpatient Providers and Nurses
Effective Jan. 27
On Monday, Jan. 27, the System Restraint Policy will be updated to meet new regulatory requirements.
A physician assistant is no longer required to inform the physician following a face-to-face assessment.
Restraint-associated deaths are now submitted to the CMS regional office via an electronic report by designated hospital staff.
You’ll also see Restraint Type revisions that will align violent and non-violent Restraint Types for providers and nurses.