Carol Penasales, RN, BSN, RAC-CT, WCC
CLINICAL COMPLIANCE CONSULTANT
Carol applies her extensive clinical and regulatory compliance experience in post-acute and long-term care by providing clients with guidance in compliance and risk management. She utilizes her expertise in assisting clients in utilization, development, implementation and integration of clinical and administrative/operational management systems tools to achieve compliance with state and federal requirements. Carol is a Registered Nurse and is Wound Care Certified.
Prior to joining Compliagent, Carol held positions as a Director of Nursing and a Regional Clinical Director for over 26 years. She developed care programs, and policies and procedures, including development of electronic clinical assessment tools for multi-facility chain of skilled nursing facilities. She is a passionate educator, loves to teach and provide training from the facility line staff to executive level management positions for areas of regulatory and compliance needs.
She also serves as a Senior Examiner Team Leader for AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality Awards and is an active committee member for CAHF Regulatory and Quality Improvement Sub-committees.
Carol enjoys spending time at home with her two kids and two dogs. She also loves shopping, watching science fiction movies and travelling with family.
Wound Care Certified (WCC)
Certified National Educator Interact Quality Management 4.0
AHCA Silver Quality Awards Senior Examiner Team Leader
California Association of Health Facilities Leadership Graduate
CAHF Quality Improvement Subcommittee Member
CAHF Regulatory Subcommittee Member