HOS Hospice Emergency Preparedness


[3769] HOS Hospice Emergency Preparedness
Outlines the required components, steps and timelines needed to ensure agencies are survey ready.

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Presentation Info:

  • TAHC&H Event | Spring Virtual Conference | Recorded for On-Demand Access
  • Presentation Date | May 11, 2023

Program Description: An Emergency Preparedness program that includes all required elements will result in a survey free of E-tags and an agency prepared to deal with all possible hazards! This session outlines the required components, steps and timelines needed to ensure agencies are survey ready related to the Emergency Preparedness Conditions of Participation. It also addresses all required components of a compliant Hospice Emergency Preparedness Program that meets regulatory guidelines and includes all required elements to be an effective Emergency Preparedness Program.

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 05.11.2025

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
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TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter(s): Victoria Barron, MBA, BSN, RN, COS-C, Clinical Consultant, Healthcare Provider Solutions

About the Presenter(s): Victoria Barron is a Registered Nurse who joined Healthcare Provider Solutions in December 2021 as a Clinical Consultant. As part of the HPS clinical consulting team, Victoria provides support and solutions to home health and hospice agencies nationally to achieve regulatory compliance. With more than 38 years of nursing and healthcare experience, the majority of Victoria’s career has been in the home services arena including home health, hospice, home care, and home infusion where she has served in various roles. In home health and hospice, Victoria has served as agency administrator, interim administrator, clinical director, CHAP surveyor, mock surveyor, QAPI team member and consultant. In private duty she has served as agency administrator, and in home infusion as marketing director and infusion Registered Nurse. Victoria is a licensed Multistate Registered Nurse and is a CHAP certified Home Health and Hospice Consultant.

[3769] HOS Hospice Emergency Preparedness

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