April 10, 2017: The Basics of Medical Staff Credentialing and Privileging

Date: Monday – April 10, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CDT
Presenter: Carolyn St.Charles, RN, BSN, MBA, Regional Chief Clinical Officer


Summary and Objectives

The Conditions of Participation for Critical Access Hospitals (Appendix W) and the Hospital Conditions of Participation Appendix A) lay out a framework for credentialing and privileging of providers. Other regulatory organizations, including The Joint Commission, also have requirements including Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation (OPPE) and Focused Professional Practice Evaluation (FPPE).

Upon completion of the webinar, participants will understand:

  • Federal and State regulations to consider
  • Overview of applicable Conditions of Participation
  • Overview of The Joint Commission Critical Access Hospital and Hospital standards
  • Requirements for primary source verification
  • Process for granting Clinical Privileges
  • Peer review criteria including OPPE and FPPE
  • Special considerations for tele-medicine providers and visiting specialties
  • Negligent credentialing

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