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Carol Penasales, RN, BSN, 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.

Certification/Credentials/Affiliation

  • 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

cpenasales@compliagent.com  |  (310) 996-8950