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Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Education (MHPR0006)

Preparing your agency and engaging in community preparedness!

We invite you to participate this important initiative. 

The Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition will be hosting an emergency planning initiative for Long-Term Care agencies in the region, to include Hospice, Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, PRTFs, PACE Organizations, End-Stage Renal Disease, and Federally Qualified Health Centers. Your participation in this project is essential to improving the emergency preparedness among healthcare providers and maintaing CMS Emergency Preparedness compliance.

Purpose

The ultimate purpose of the Continuing Care Emergency Planning project is to engage long term care and ancillary healthcare providers to improve collaborative regional healthcare preparedness and to provide tools and resources for improving agency preparedness.

Goals

  1. Become familiar with the different types of Emergency Operations Plans available
  2. Learn basic Emergency Management principles and how to use them in your home facility
  3. Overview of the Incident Command System
  4. Maintaining CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule compliance
  5. Lessons learned from LTC facilities during past real-world events

Address any questions, comments, or concerns to:

Hannah Gompers: hannah.gompers@atriumhealth.org

 
Details
Category/Level Basic  
Language English 
Date(s)  Mon. Nov 11, 2019 9:00am - 3:00pm 
Location Sharon Towers
5100 Sharon Road, Charlotte NC 28210 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Region 
Primary Instructor Gompers, Hannah 
Course Length 6 hours 
Course Hours
CEUs  
Prerequisites
Maximum Participants 30
# Open Seats 30
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

 

NC.gov   |  ReadyNC.org   |  Emergency Management Program's HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  NCEM Email   |  Healthcare Program's HelpDesk: 919-855-3812   |  OEMS Email