Are You Ready for the New Emergency Preparedness Regulations?

September 14, 2017
2:00 PM

November 15 is the compliance deadline to implement the requirements outlined in CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule. The detailed guidance has a significant impact on nursing home providers, but the final rule applies to all service providers participating in Medicare or Medicaid programs.

This webinar will provide an overview of the requirements, including the use of an “all hazards” approach to integrated emergency preparedness planning.

November 15 is the compliance deadline to implement the requirements outlined in CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule. The detailed guidance has a significant impact on nursing home providers, but the final rule applies to all service providers participating in Medicare or Medicaid programs.

This webinar will provide an overview of the requirements, including the use of an “all hazards” approach to integrated emergency preparedness planning.

  • Consider ways to use the Hazard Vulnerability Assessment to establish a more coordinated response to natural and man-made disasters.
  • Discuss how to develop effective emergency preparedness policies, procedures, and communication plans.
  • Understand the importance of frequent testing to identify areas of risks and ensure adequate planning for emergencies.

Scott Aronson, Principal, Russell Phillips & Associates, LLC

Mr. Aronson has been working with the healthcare industry since 1994 on areas of safety, emergency management, and compliance. He lectures nationally on surgical fires and emergency management.

Who Should Attend?

Home health, hospice and nursing home providers with employees who are responsible for assessing, implementing and communicating emergency evacuation plans, staffing lists, agency, family and staff emergency preparedness and business continuity plans as well as those who assess levels of risk for residents and clients including nurses, executive directors, hospice managers and home health administrators.

CE Credits

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.0 total clock hours from NAB/NCERS. Contact CEs@LeadingAge.org for more information.

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