Understanding Emergency Preparedness Business Continuity Plan Requirements


[3309] Understanding Emergency Preparedness Business Continuity Plan Requirements
This presentation identifies the key elements of a business continuity plan.

NOW AVAILABLE: RELEASED 11/22/2019 This program was presented on 11.12.2019 at the Texas Association of Home Care & Hospice Administrator Program in Houston. It is one of 20 presentations captured and produced for online access.

Presentation Info:

  • Presentation Date: November 12, 2019
  • TAHC&H Event: TAHC&H Administrator Program | Houston

Education-Training Credits:

  • TX HCSSA Administrator/Alternate Continuing Education
    • 1.0 Clock Hr(s)
  • Continuing Education for Nurses
    • 1.0 Contact Hr(s)
    • This program awards CNE until 11.12.2021

CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.
· Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §558.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §558.259[d][6]emergency preparedness planning and implementation
  • §558.260[a][3]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting

Program Description: This presentation identifies the key elements of a business continuity plan. You will be able to discuss the various types of business continuity plans that may be used for compliance with emergency preparedness requirements. You will be able to discuss strategies for how to identify operations essential to a home care agency and write or update their current plan as applicable to the services provided and implement the plan in the event of a disaster.

Program Learning Outcome: Participants will actively engage in the activity and indicate an intent to change their practice by developing business continuity plans that ensure ongoing services to their patients in the event of a disaster.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenters: Beverly Sepulveda, BSN, RN, MBA, SynerImages Healthcare Consulting, LLC

About the Presenters:
Beverly Sepulveda
is the founder, CEO, and Principle consultant for SynerImages Healthcare Consulting, a national healthcare and regulatory consulting firm in operation for over 23 years. She holds a Master's in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her nursing specialization is in quality assurance and accreditation compliance.

Ms. Sepulveda's consulting expertise covers a broad array of areas including Home Health Agencies, Therapy clinics, ORFs, CORFs, Hospitals and the MCO industry. Her company specializes in start-up healthcare business seeking state and federal licensure, cloud-based policies and procedures, on-going regulatory compliance services and insurance contracting assistance.

Prior to her working for SynerImages, Ms. Sepulveda was the Executive Director for PCA Health plans of Texas [later purchased by Humana] and held senior management positions with Aetna, CIGNA, and MetLife insurance companies. Her medical experience was at St. David's Hospital, Bellaire Hospital, Critical Care of America Home Health, North American Medical Management and Princeton Medical Management services.

SynerImages is a Texas-based healthcare consulting firm with offices in Houston and South Texas. In addition to offering home health startup and compliance services, her firm also facilitates other business needs such coordinating medical equipment inspections, application management services, educational conferences/webinars and other business operations assistance.

[3309] Understanding Emergency Preparedness Business Continuity Plan Requirements

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