Emergency Preparedness in Hospice

Emergency Preparedness in Hospice 

Under federal regulations, all hospice providers must have appropriate emergency preparedness plans in place. This course will discuss current regulations related to emergency preparedness, the four phases of disaster management, and how hospice providers can implement new regulatory requirements.

$15.00

Hours: 1.00 - 1.25
REL-PAC-WB-EPH

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.2 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.20 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


New Mexico Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

This course awards 1.25 contact hours upon successful completion.

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-WB-EPH
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Explain the federal hospice requirements for hospice emergency preparedness.
Identify necessities for regulatory compliance.
Discuss strategies for risk assessment and response.
Recall quality of care considerations for patients and their families.
Discuss approaches for hospice staff support.

Outline:
Objectives

Phases of Disaster

Phases of Disaster Management

Mitigation

Hazards, Assets at Risk, Impacts

HVA: Identify Declared Disasters

Hazard Vulnerability Assessment Tool

The Guidance and Practical Application

Preparedness

§418.113 Condition of Participation

Assessment and Planning

Purpose of HVA

Policies and Procedures

Communication Plan

Training and Testing

Tabletop Exercises

Purpose of Tabletop Scenarios

Debrief After the Exercise

Update the CMS Regulations

Emergency Preparedness

Psychology of a Disaster

Lead Up to a Disaster

Response

Recovery

Evaluate, Update, Educate

After Action Review (AAR)

AAR – Other Items to Consider

Post Emergency Event – 1135 Waivers

What Can Be Waived

What Cannot Be Waived

Blanket Waivers

HIPAA Waiver

hhs.gov

Note: Waivers Are Specific to an Emergency Event

Quality Considerations

Support Staff So They Can Support Patients/Families

Questions

Resources

References

Instructor: Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, BSN, MA, RN, CHC
Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, BSN, MA, RN, CHC, is the Senior Director of Regulatory and Quality for the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization and has been with the organization since 2006. She has over 30 years of experience as a leader and nurse in diverse healthcare settings and has worked in hospice and palliative care for the last 18 years. Kennedy earned her doctoral degree in Health Education and Policy and is a certified compliance professional and legal nurse consultant. Disclosure: Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, BSN, MA, RN, CHC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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