A Practical Guide to Home Health Competency Program

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires home health agencies and their staff to comply with accepted professional standards and principles that apply to professionals furnishing services in a home health agency. One of the methods to achieve compliance with this requirement is an effective and robust home health competency program.


The complexity and acuity level of patients in home health necessitates that staff participates in ongoing training, skills development, and competency evaluation to ensure they have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide individualized patient care in an effective and safe way.


A successful competency program has proven to increase clinicians’ confidence and professional advancement, as well as improve patient outcomes.

  • Details: 10:00-10:50 AM, Meyer 2

  • Faculty: Irina Gorovaya, Amity Healthcare Group, LLC