The Challenges an IP faces working in the Long Term Acute Care environment

Meet the Speaker:

Sean Muldoon, MD  

Sheila Fletcher, RN, CIC


IP Competency: Novice

Duration: 60 minutes     Available through: 12/31/2015


This presentation will highlight  what an LTAC is and how it is different from our counterparts in the short term acute hospitals (STAC), the challenges that the IP faces working in the long term acute care environment including the upcoming regulatory changes and the challenges to meet CMS reporting requirements.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe what an LTAC is and how it is different from a short term acute care hospital
  • Verbalize at least two of the challenges an IP faces when working in the LTAC environment that the STAC counterpart does not face, and
  • Describe the regulatory requirements the IP in an LTAC faces in light of the upcoming CMS mandatory reporting requirements. 

Group Site License: Registration includes one internet connection and one telephone connection at one location and an unlimited number of participants from your organization in one listening room.

Please note CE is no longer available for this program.


Recorded 12/05/2012
Recorded 12/05/2012
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