LicHH Emergency Preparedness – Every LHHS Should Have a Plan


[3763] LicHH Emergency Preparedness – Every LHHS Should Have a Plan
Help your patients, their family members, and other caregivers to be prepared!

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Presentation Info:

  • TAHC&H Event | Spring Virtual Conference | Recorded for On-Demand Access
  • Presentation Date | May 10, 2023

Program Description: As a home health provider, planning is important because you have to make sure your agency and its staff members have the supplies needed to safely care for your patients in times of emergency. When planning for contingencies, home health care providers must consider a variety of hazards and events that could impact their patients. Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires, radiation releases, chemical exposures, seasonal and pandemic influenza, and acts of terrorism are just a few examples. There are 5 phases of emergency preparedness that must be in place and ready for implementation. Learn the simple measures that home health care provider can implement to increase the personal readiness of their patients and themselves. Become familiar with existing emergency response plans, processes, and procedures in both the workplace and community. Once you are armed with the necessary resources, help your patients, their family members, and other caregivers to be prepared, assemble a kit, make a plan and be informed.

HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:

  • §558.259[d][4]agency responsibilities
  • §558.259[d][6]emergency preparedness planning and implementation
  • §558.260[a][2]development and interpretation of agency policies
  • §558.260[a][3]basic principles of management in a licensed health-related setting

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 05.10.2025

Texas HCSSA CE Approval Statement
This program meets continuing education requirements for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.

Nurse CE Approval Statement
Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002151

Requirements for Successful Completion
To receive continuing education credits for this online presentation participant must view the entire online presentation, complete an evaluation, and post-test attestation.

Reporting of Perceived Bias
Bias, as defined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC COA/LSNA) is the “tendency or inclination to cause partiality, favoritism, or influence.” Commercial bias may occur when a CNE activity promotes one or more product(s) (drugs, devices, services, software, hardware, etc.). This definition is not all inclusive and participants may use their own interpretation in deciding if a presentation is biased. The ANCC COA is interested in the opinions and perceptions of participants at approved CNE activities, especially in the presence of actual or perceived bias in continuing education. Therefore, ANCC invites participants to access their “ANCC Accreditation Feedback Line” to report any noted bias or conflict of interest in the education activity. The toll free number is 1(866) 262-9730.

TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter(s): Sheila Davis, Senior Executive Vice President, Area Operations, Always Best Care Senior Services

About the Presenter(s): Sheila Davis is an accomplished Healthcare administration executive with comprehensive experience directing successful operational strategies and driving academic and research facility. Her background includes extensive years of excellent experience overseeing healthcare operations while spearheading financial reporting and management, budgeting, staff recruitment, revenue generation, and service line expansion. Ms. Davis was one of HomeCare University’s inaugural class, earning her certification as a Certified Home/Hospice Care Executive (CHCE). Additionally, she excels at propelling healthcare initiatives and policies while driving optimal facility efficiency and productivity within multimillion-dollar businesses. Ms. Davis serves on the NAHC Strategic Planning Committee, Advisory Council, Quality Data Implementation Committee, Rural Advisory Council, Finance Committee & Home Care Workforce Action Alliance; PDHCA Advisory Board; HCAOA Medical Advisory Board, Quality Data Review Committee & VA Committee; TAHC&H Board of Directors, Government Affairs Committee, Private Pay Committee, Membership Committee, and Community Care Services Committee. She is also a founding member of the Home Care Action Alliance; member of the Texas State Preventive Health Advisory Committee (SPHAC); serves on the WellSky Home Client Advisory Board; and is an ACHC Certified Consultant. Ms. Davis is engaged as the Senior Executive Vice President, Area Operations at Always Best Care Senior Services.

[3763] LicHH Emergency Preparedness – Every LHHS Should Have a Plan

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