Book Description: Updated with the revisions to F441, Infection Control The Long-Term Care State Operations Manual features all the critical information you need to know to stay compliant with CMS survey regulations. It now includes the latest revision to F441, Infection Control. No need to sift through CMS’ massive online documents, waiting for files to download. This manual gives you exactly what you need with a bonus CD-ROM containing easy-to-use forms directly from CMS. The Long-Term Care State Operations Manual provides word-for-word CMS regulatory guidance and forms on virtually every aspect of a nursing home’s annual state survey, including: Each F-tag and its accompanying surveyor guidance Scope and severity for each possible deficiency Essential CMS forms to download and use In addition to using it for survey preparation, you'll turn to The Long-Term Care State Operations Manual from HCPro for staff training, policy making, risk management, and MDS reimbursement guidance. Save yourself time and hassle with this cost-effective alternative to printing out this nearly 700-page document from the Internet.