Course curriculum

This course prepares the Ambulatory Surgery facility staff to understand the requirements of the CMS Emergency Preparedness rules, as well as outlines how to prepare and respond to a natural or man-made emergency.

  • 1
    EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: RULES & PURPOSE
    • CMS RULE: THE NEW MEDICARE REQUIREMENT
    • THE CMS PURPOSE: WHY IS THERE A NEW REQUIREMENT?
  • 2
    EMERGENCY PREPARATION DEFINITIONS
    • DEFINITION OF AN EMERGENCY
    • CLASSIFICATIONS OF EMERGENCIES: INTERNAL EMERGENCIES
    • CLASSIFICATIONS OF EMERGENCIES: EXTERNAL EMERGENCIES
    • EFFECTS OF DISASTERS
  • 3
    EMERGENCY PREPARATION GOALS
    • EMERGENCY PREPARATION GOALS
    • EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANS: REQUIREMENTS
  • 4
    FOUR CORE ELEMENTS
    • FOUR CORE ELEMENTS OF EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
  • 5
    PLANNING
    • CREATING A PLAN
    • CREATING A PLAN: HAZARDS
    • CREATING A PLAN: CARE
    • CREATING A PLAN: EQUIPMENT
    • CREATING A PLAN: INTERRUPTION
    • ASSUMPTIONS
    • PREPAREDNESS PHASES
  • 6
    EMERGENCY PLAN BLUEPRINT
    • ALL HAZARDS APPROACH
    • RISK BASED APPROACH
    • HAZARD VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS
    • PLAN
    • ORGANIZE
    • EQUIP
    • EVALUATE
    • IMPROVE
  • 7
    ENSURING READINESS
    • HOW TO ENSURE READINESS
    • HOW TO TEST
    • STEPS TO BEING PREPARED
    • COMMUNICATION PLAN
  • 8
    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
    • HELPFUL LINKS
    • END OF CLASS QUIZ
    • NEED TO RENEW EXPIRED COMPLETION CERTIFICATE?

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What you can expect

  • On-Line

    This class is 100% online and self-paced, which allows you to start and stop at any time and as often as necessary to accommodate your schedule.

  • Flexible

    The course can be taken on any device that has access to the Internet: Desktop computers - Laptop computers - Tablets - or even your Smartphone!

  • Convenient

    You can even start your class on one device and finish it later on another device. There is absolutely no cumbersome installation or complicated setup.

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