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June 6, 2017
12:00-1:00PM

Emergency Preparedness Six-Part Webinar Series for Home Health and Hospice

Part 2 of 6: Starting the Plan

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Emergency Preparedness Six-Part Webinar Series for Home Health and Hospice

Description: Beginning in November 2017, Medicare and Medicaid providers – including home health and hospice – must meet a host of new requirements designed to ensure that they have the necessary planning in place to provide safe care for their patients, regardless of what type of emergency may occur. This series of six one-hour webinars will provide in-depth knowledge of the new requirements that home health and hospice organizations are subject to, with specific focus on: an overview of the regulations, starting the agency-specific plan, building the plan, development of policies and procedures, communication, and testing and training.

Program Goals: Through attendance in this web series, participants will increase their understanding of the new federal emergency preparedness requirements that are part of the home health and hospice Conditions of Participation (CoP) and become knowledgeable in how to apply the federal requirements for disaster preparedness in their home health or hospice agencies.

Following is the planned content and schedule for the live webinar sessions; for those who are unable to attend the live sessions, recorded sessions will be available:

Part 1: OVERVIEW OF THE REGULATIONS

June 1, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM EST
Including Lessons Learned, Home Health and Hospice’s Role in an Event, All-Hazards Approach, Components of the Regulation

Part 4: DEVELOPMENT OF POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

June 13, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM EST
Patient Classification Systems, Transportation Classifications, Surge Capacity, HIPAA/IT, Tracking Patients and Staff, and Roles and Definitions

Part 2: STARTING THE PLAN

June 6, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM EST
Including Four Phases of Emergency Management, the National Response Framework, Incident Command System, and Hazard Vulnerability Assessment

 

 Part 5:  COMMUNICATION

June 15, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM EST
Health Care Coalitions; Specific Hospice Requirements; MOUs; Government Emergency Telecommunications System; Collaborative Relationships with Local, State, Federal, and Indian Tribe Nations; Methodologies for Communication; and Utilizing the ICS in Communication

Part 3: BUILDING THE PLAN

June 8, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM EST
Continuity of Operations (Defining Essential Function, Succession Planning, Human Resources, Alternate Location, Defining Patient Populations, and Data Management

Part 6: TESTING AND TRAINING

June 27, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM EST
Annual/Orientation Requirements, Documentation of Training, Types of Exercises (Tabletop, Functional, Full-scale), After Action Report, Revising and Updating the Plan

 

CEs: One nursing credit hour will be offered for participation in each of the six parts of this webinar series, for a maximum of six.


How to Register

Participants must register for the entire six-part series, at the following rates:

NAHC Member/LeadingAge Ohio Member: $399 for webinar series

LeadingAge Ohio Member Discount Code required (Code will be applied at checkout.)

Click Here to Register!

Non-Member – NAHC or LeadingAge Ohio Non-member: $599 for webinar series

Click Here to Register!


Program Faculty

Barbara B. Citarella, RN, BSN, MS, CHCE, CSH-V (Certified in Homeland Security) is the founder of RBC Limited Healthcare and Management Consultants.  Barbara and her team of expert consultants have made the company a national leader in the home health and hospice industry in addition to disaster planning.

With over 25 years of experience, Barbara is internationally known for her expertise in the areas of infection control, leadership, and disaster preparedness.  As the only recognized expert in the area of home care and hospice disaster planning, she specializes in emergency disaster planning, bioterrorism, health care development, and operations.  She provides education to law enforcement and government agencies, health care providers, private sector, first responders, national and state associations in all aspects of disaster preparedness.

Barbara conducts mock disaster drills for various agencies and health departments nationwide and has participated on the NYS Bioterrorism Task Force in the subsection on education.  She has worked with over 15 state health departments in the area of biological, radiological and nuclear disaster planning.  Barbara was part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) committee to rewrite the National Response Plan document and the DHS Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for people with special needs.  She has received the highest level (CHS-V) of certification in homeland security from the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS).

Recordings

Recordings of the webinar series will be available for purchase after the series has concluded.

Questions:

If you have questions, please email webex@nahc.org or call 866.863.3903 to have a representative assist you.


2017-06-06 2017-06-06 13:00:00 America/Detroit Emergency Preparedness Six-Part Webinar Series for Home Health and Hospice Emergency Preparedness Six-Part Webinar Series for Home Health and Hospice Description: Beginning in November 2017, Medicare and Medicaid providers – including home health and hospice – must meet a host of new requirements designed to ensure that they have the necessary planning in place to provide safe care for their patients, regardless of what type of emergency may occur. This series of six one-hour webinars will provide in-depth knowledge of the new requirements that home health and hospice organizations are subject to, with specific focus on: an overview of the regulations, starting the agency-specific plan, building the plan, development of policies and procedures, communication, and testing and training. Program Goals: Through attendance in this web series, participants will increase their understanding of the new federal emergency preparedness requirements that are part of the home health and hospice Conditions of Participation (CoP) and become knowledgeable in how to apply the federal requirements for disaster preparedness in their home health or hospice agencies. Following is the planned content and schedule for the live webinar sessions; for those who are unable to attend the live sessions, recorded sessions will be available: Part 1: OVERVIEW OF THE REGULATIONS June 1, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM ESTIncluding Lessons Learned, Home Health and Hospice’s Role in an Event, All-Hazards Approach, Components of the Regulation Part 4: DEVELOPMENT OF POLICIES AND PROCEDURES June 13, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM ESTPatient Classification Systems, Transportation Classifications, Surge Capacity, HIPAA/IT, Tracking Patients and Staff, and Roles and Definitions Part 2: STARTING THE PLAN June 6, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM ESTIncluding Four Phases of Emergency Management, the National Response Framework, Incident Command System, and Hazard Vulnerability Assessment    Part 5:  COMMUNICATION June 15, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM ESTHealth Care Coalitions; Specific Hospice Requirements; MOUs; Government Emergency Telecommunications System; Collaborative Relationships with Local, State, Federal, and Indian Tribe Nations; Methodologies for Communication; and Utilizing the ICS in Communication Part 3: BUILDING THE PLAN June 8, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM EST Continuity of Operations (Defining Essential Function, Succession Planning, Human Resources, Alternate Location, Defining Patient Populations, and Data Management Part 6: TESTING AND TRAINING June 27, 2017, NOON - 1:00PM ESTAnnual/Orientation Requirements, Documentation of Training, Types of Exercises (Tabletop, Functional, Full-scale), After Action Report, Revising and Updating the Plan   CEs: One nursing credit hour will be offered for participation in each of the six parts of this webinar series, for a maximum of six. How to Register Participants must register for the entire six-part series, at the following rates: NAHC Member/LeadingAge Ohio Member: $399 for webinar series LeadingAge Ohio Member Discount Code required (Code will be applied at checkout.) Click Here to Register! Non-Member – NAHC or LeadingAge Ohio Non-member: $599 for webinar series Click Here to Register! Program Faculty Barbara B. Citarella, RN, BSN, MS, CHCE, CSH-V (Certified in Homeland Security) is the founder of RBC Limited Healthcare and Management Consultants.  Barbara and her team of expert consultants have made the company a national leader in the home health and hospice industry in addition to disaster planning. With over 25 years of experience, Barbara is internationally known for her expertise in the areas of infection control, leadership, and disaster preparedness.  As the only recognized expert in the area of home care and hospice disaster planning, she specializes in emergency disaster planning, bioterrorism, health care development, and operations.  She provides education to law enforcement and government agencies, health care providers, private sector, first responders, national and state associations in all aspects of disaster preparedness. Barbara conducts mock disaster drills for various agencies and health departments nationwide and has participated on the NYS Bioterrorism Task Force in the subsection on education.  She has worked with over 15 state health departments in the area of biological, radiological and nuclear disaster planning.  Barbara was part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) committee to rewrite the National Response Plan document and the DHS Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for people with special needs.  She has received the highest level (CHS-V) of certification in homeland security from the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS). Recordings Recordings of the webinar series will be available for purchase after the series has concluded. Questions: If you have questions, please email webex@nahc.org or call 866.863.3903 to have a representative assist you. WEBINAR
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