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On-Demand Webinar

2-Part Emergency Preparedness Training: Natural Disasters Recovery & Hazard Vulnerability

$394.00 $295.00

On-Demand Webinar

2-Part Emergency Preparedness Training: Natural Disasters Recovery & Hazard Vulnerability

$394.00 $295.00

  • Making the mistake of not being prepared to survive and recover from a disaster can have serious devastating consequences to both your practice and patients.

    Threats can arrive out of nowhere (i.e. floods, fires, cyberattacks, accidents, etc.). Any of these could bring your practice to its knees - leaving your patients without the care they need, and you and your staff without your livelihood. But there is something you can do about it…

    Emergency preparedness expert, Steve Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS, can help with his 2-part online training sessions (described below). During the first training, Steve will walk you through EXACTLY how to protect your practice, your staff and your patients during and after a natural disaster. Then, in session two, he'll walk you through how to develop a Hazard Vulnerability Assessment to identify your risk and comply with CMS' Emergency Preparedness Plan..

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  • PART 1: Natural Disaster Recovery: Protect Your Practice and Patients

    Available Immediately 
    Order the downloadable version and listen to it at your convenience. 

    Your practice is not immune to the devastation of a natural disaster and making the mistake of not being prepared can have a serious after-effect to both you and your patients. The problem is that planning for natural disasters is usually not a top priority – especially when your desk is piled high with things that must be done today.

    But waiting until it’s too late is most certainly NOT the answer.

    There are actions you can take today to improve the outcome of a natural disaster for both your practice and patients. It’s not just about preparing for the event; your plan should also include how you’ll recover. Knowing how to respond to emergency situations and how to get back up on your feet are essential.

    This is where emergency preparedness expert, Steve Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS, can help. During a 90-minute online training session, Steve will walk you through what you REALLY need to know to protect your practice, your staff and your patients during and after a natural disaster.

    Don’t make the mistake of thinking “it will never happen to us,” or that you’ll have plenty of time to put something together when it happens. The only way to ensure your practice and patients are protected during a natural disaster is to have a plan. Register for this expert-led online training today, and get the answers you need to survive the storm.

    Here are just a few of the practical, step-by-step natural disaster preparation and recovery tactics you’ll receive by taking advantage of this 90-minute online training:

      • Protect your practice and staff with an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)
      • Identify the true emergencies that you are likely to face, and how to combat them
      • Accurately evaluate whether your team is really ready for a disaster
      • Implement an Incident Command System to properly manage staff during an emergency event
      • Successfully incorporate an Emergency Event Response into your Emergency Preparedness Plan
      • And so much more…

    IMPORTANT: In addition to ensuring your patients are cared for, how you prepare for and manage the aftermath of a natural disaster is regulated. Medicare’s Emergency Preparedness requirements, based on your practice type and specialty, require that you comply with HIPAA regulations or face hefty financial penalties. OSHA has specific requirements depending on your practice size as well. All the information in this online training session will be compliant with all required regulations.

    In 2018, thousands across the US were seriously affected by natural disasters - including medical practices. Whether it’s a California wildfires, Florida hurricane, or Oklahoma tornado, how you respond and what action you take after the natural disasters is the key to your practice’s longevity and ongoing success.

    PART 2: CMS Plan Requirements: Conduct a Successful Hazard Vulnerability Assessment

    Available Immediately 
    Order the downloadable version and listen to it at your convenience. 

    Based on CMS's expanded conditions of participation, you MUST HAVE A COMPLIANT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM. Without one you’ll never survive a auditor's scrutiny, and you’re at serious danger of losing your approval to see Medicare and/or Medicaid  patients.  

    In most cases, you don’t have the luxury, like medium and large hospitals, to have a dedicated person to comply with these regulations. Instead, it all falls on you. But, you don’t have to break your back to implement a compliant Emergency Preparedness Plan.

    The answer is the successful completion of a Hazard Vulnerability Assessment (HVA).

    **All 17 types of Medicare providers and suppliers are required to comply with these new guidelines including: Hospitals, RNHCIs, ACS, Hospices, PRTFs, PACEs, Transplant Centers, LTCs, ICF/IIDs, HHAs, CORFs, CAHs, ESRDs, CMHCs, OPOs, RHC/FQHCs, and Clinics/Rehab and Public Health Agencies as Providers of Outpatient PT and Speech Language Pathology.

    Complying with the complexities of the new Emergency Preparedness rule isn’t easy. That's where CMS compliance expert, Steve Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS, can help. During his online training session, you’ll learn exactly how to implement a winning Hazard Vulnerability Assessment that can help you pass a CMS audit the first time with flying colors.

    Here are just a few of the step-by-step compliance tactics you’ll receive by taking advantage of this, 90-minute online training session:

        • Quickly identify your specific, most dangerous threats
        • Pin down the most commonly missed vulnerabilities for your specific situation
        • Determine how to find and employ CMS's Hazard Vulnerability Assessment tool
        • Interpret your Assessment results to develop your site-specific Emergency Operations Plan
        • And so much more…

    Even if you currently have an Emergency Preparedness Plan in place, it's essential that you update its components to ensure you're in compliance with the new plan requirements. Noncompliance with these new regulations can lead to you losing your standing as a Medicare and/or Medicaid provider or supplier, which will result in significant financial losses.

    Don't risk it. Ensure that you’re in compliance with these new emergency preparedness regulations easier and with less hassle than you thought possible. 

    P.S. Check out the list below of the Medicare providers and supplies that CMS is REQUIRING to comply with these new Standards of Emergency Preparedness regulations:

      1. Hospitals
      2. RNHCI: Religious Nonmedical Health Care Institutions
      3. ASC: Ambulatory Surgical Centers
      4. Hospices
      5. PRTF: Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities
      6. PACE: All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
      7. Transplant Centers
      8. LTC: Long-Term Care Facilities
      9. ICF/IID: Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
      10. HHA: Home Health Agencies
      11. CORF: Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
      12. CAH: Critical Access Hospitals
      13. Clinics, Rehab and Public Health Agencies as Providers of Outpatient PT and Speech Language Pathology
      14. CMHC: Community Mental Health Centers
      15. OPO: Organ Procurement Organizations
      16. RHC: Rural Health Clinics and FQHC: Federally Qualified Health Centers
      17. ESRD: End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities
    • Meet Your Expert: Steve Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS



      Steve Wilder, BA, CHSP, STS, has spent the past 32 years in healthcare safety, security, and risk management. He has provided consultation services to hundreds of clients, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, clinics, physician practices, and pre-hospital/EMS services, as well as trained thousands of workers in workplace safety and security. 
      In addition to his regular contributions to healthcare magazines, Wilder co-authored the book
       The Essentials of Aggression Management in Healthcare: From Talk down to Take down. 

    • Past Webinar Reviews:

      “Good presentation.”
      - Regina Sowell, Executive Assistant, River Valley Family Health Center, Olathe, CO

      “Great speaker, easy to follow, kept to time frame, easy to understand. You did a great job.”
      - Chris Tumblin, Lead Paramedic & Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Whidbey Health Medical Center, Coupeville, WA

      “Organized. Engaging.”
      - Brett Thomas, MD/Patient Safety Chair, United Health Centers, Winston-Salem, NC

      “The information was presented clearly, the slides where large enough to be clearly read, the speaker was engaging.”
      - Greg Simon, Ambulance Director, Disaster Prep, Sidney Health Center, Sidney, MT

      “The speaker was easy to follow, provided personal experiences, and broke down the topic in a easy to understand format.”
      - April Walls, Outpatient Program Specialist, Restore Therapy Services, Pelham, AL

      “The speaker was very knowledgeable. Good resources to follow-up on.” 
      - Tammie Laverman, Office manager, Mid-Valley Community Clinic PLLC, Sunnyside, WA