Emergency Preparedness Summit

May 22, 2018 | Austin, Texas

Survey-Proof Your Disaster Plan!

Highlights:
• Meet EP Community Partners
• Practice EP Mock Drills
• Apply Regulatory EP Intent to Your Agency

Agenda

7:30am
Registration Opens

8:30am – 10:00am
Emergency Preparedness – Dissecting the State and Federal Emergency  Preparedness Rules 
The Federal Emergency Preparedness requirement effective November of 2017 are both similar and different than the requirements that Texas agencies have been meeting. This presentation will outline in detail both these similarities and differences so that agencies – both certified and non-certified – can understand how to prepare for potential disaster and emergency situation, comply with state and federal requirements, and protect their businesses, clients, and employees. Speaker: Kay Hollers, RN, MPH, HCS-D, ICD-10-CM, FHHC, HealthCare ConsultLink (1.50 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates, 1.50 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours)

10:15am – 11:15 am 
Applying the State and Federal  Emergency Preparedness Rules:  What Surveyors Look For 
The next step to understanding the Emergency Preparedness Regulations is to determine how to prepare and present evidence of your compliance. This presentation will present strategies agencies can use to be comfortable they have put their best foot forward at survey time. Special emphasis will be placed on documentation of actions taken in risk assessment, education, and testing of the plan.Speaker: Kay Hollers, RN, MPH, HCS-D, ICD-10-CM, FHHC, HealthCare ConsultLink (1.00 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates, 1.00 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours)

11:15am - 12:45pm
Lunch (On your own. Onsite cafe available; Domain shops within walking distance)

12:45pm – 2:00pm 
Developing Collaborative  Relationships with State Partners for Emergency Preparedness and Response  
This workshop will be presented by a panel of state health emergency preparedness representatives to cover how to develop collaborative relationships with local, state and federal partners. The panelists will answer specific questions about regions covered, the best way to communicate, how to access the regions’ all hazards assessment and e-prep resources for the community and more. Speakers: Keri Beth Cain, Texas Hospital Preparedness Program State Coordinator, Preparedness Branch, Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Section, Texas Department of State Health Services; Lori Upton, RN, BSN, MS, CEM, Director of Regional Preparedness – Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council; Ron Weaver, OTR, CPHRM, Emergency Preparedness & Operations Manager, HCC-L, HCC-M,HCC-N,HCC-O, Capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council (1.25 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates)

2:15pm – 3:30pm 
Disaster-Proof Your Risk  Assessment 

In this interactive session, the audience will learn how to develop and complete agency risk assessments for compliance with emergency preparedness requirements. Each participant will receive a sample risk assessment form and learn how to document their agency's emergency risk based on their service area. The audience will learn how one agency tackled the challenge for developing the emergency preparedness plan, completing the comunity risk assessment and implementing the plan.

Speakers: Beverly  Sepulveda, BSN, RN, MBA, CEO, SynerImages Healthcare Consulting LLC; Mary Helen Tieken, BSN, RN, President, Nurses in Touch, Inc. (1.25 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates, 1.25 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours)


3:45pm – 4:45pm 
Test Your Plan Using the Five P’s   

This presentation will discuss how Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance. The audience will be able to list disasters for training in an emergency preparedness plan. The presenter will discuss how to select disaster modules for training, implementation, and present a video example thereof. The audience will learn how one agency selected their disaster training plan, conducted education, and implemented an appropriate disaster plan when actual disasters occurred.

Speakers: Beverly  Sepulveda, BSN, RN, MBA, CEO, SynerImages Healthcare Consulting LLC; Laura Montgomery, CEO, Co-owner, Countryside Therapy Group Home Health, LLC (1.00 clock hours continuing education for Administrators/Alternates, 1.00 Continuing Nursing Education contact hours)




LOCATION
Commons Learning Center
J.J. Pickle Research Campus
2901 Read Granberry Trail
Austin, 78758

Suggested Hotel Accommodations:

Hampton Inn NW
3908 West Braker Lane
Austin, TX 78759
512-349-9898
Room Rate: $165
Cut Off Date: May 7, 2018
1.4 miles to J.J. Pickle Center
Shuttle service provided.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin Northwest / Arboretum
11201 North MoPac Expressway
Austin, TX 78759
512-527-0734
Room Rate: $129
Cut Off Date: May 7, 2018
Shuttle service to Commons
1.9 miles to J.J. Pickle Center
Shuttle service provided.







 

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CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • Up to 6.0 clock hours Administrator/Alternate
  • Up to 4.75 contact hours continuing education for nurses

COST
$185 [members]
$335 [nonmembers]
*Prices increase closer to event

LOCATION
Commons Learning Center
J.J. Pickle Research Campus
2901 Read Granberry Trail
Austin, 78758
 

CURRENT EXHIBITORS
Axxess
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