Emergency Preparedness Plan FAQ

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Plan- What types of providers are affected by these new requirements?
There are 17 categories of providers that are required to adhere to the new EPP regulations, and they are: Target Audience: The final rule applies to 17 categories of providers and suppliers:
Hospitals
Critical Access Hospitals
Long-Term Care Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Nursing Facilities
Religious Nonmedical Health Care Institutions
Ambulatory Surgical Centers
Hospices
Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities
Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
Transplant Centers
Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Home Health Agencies
Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
Clinics, Rehabilitation Agencies, and Public Health Agencies as Providers of Outpatient Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology Services
Community Mental Health Centers
Organ Procurement Organizations
Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers
End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities
Will our current Emergency Preparedness Plan be Adequate to pass survey?
There are 4 main elements your company must pass. These elements must focus on the continuation of operations before during, and after a disaster, all phases must be included.
How can I create an Emergency Preparedness Plan that surveyors will approve?
More Information will be available this spring after the federal and state surveyors are trained. You can receive training from any state, city, or business providing EPP training sessions. You can also purchase the Emergency Preparedness Manual on the Optimal Healthcare Solution website. You can also receive some training when you attend the Home Health Administrator, Manager or Owner CEU class on Emergency Preparedness and receive CEUs.
Please read more at http://optimalhealthcaresolutions.com/seminars/emergency-preparedness-rule-new-requirements-medicaremedicaid-providers-must-adhere-to/
Home Health/Home Care:
Do I offer online CDPHE Approved training sessions?
Currently, I do have 4 topics I offer online for 1 CEU credit per topic. You can visit http://optimalhealthcaresolutions.com/seminars/online-cdphe-approved-classes-for-medical-and-non-medical-agencies/ to view the details.

What other online training programs do you offer to enhance my leadership skills?
There are a variety of topics you can register for that can help you advance the knowledge and skills you need for your leadership position. They include Leadership 101; Dementia care; Diabetes; Clinical Care; Emergency Planning; Marketing; Home Health Bootcamp for Start-ups; and Director of Clinical Services training for the RN new to this position.
How do I provide Consulting Services?
After a phone call or email, I schedule the initial FREE 45-minute consultation with me so we can discuss what issues you as a manager or owner/administrator may have.
Why should I attend your training sessions?
There are many reason why you should attend and they are:
I am BSN-RN of 33 years.
I have 16 years as a field nurse and as the Director of Clinical Services
I provide so much information because I want to be sure you succeed.
My rates are more than reasonable for 12 CEUs
What is the Philosophy of Optimal Healthcare Solutions?
My philosophy is to make it as easy as possible for you to build a rewarding and profitable home health or home care agency that gives you the life and lifestyle you desire.
What do others think of you?
I have repeat seminar attendees who have become my consulting clients, or who purchase my products to assist them in growing their agency. Click the testimonial tab on the website to see how some attendees have enjoyed themselves.