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 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
    • PLANNING
    • ORGANIZE
    • EQUIPMENT
    • EVALUATE
    • IMPROVE
  • 7
    ENSURING READINESS
    • HOW TO ENSURE READINESS
    • HOW TO TEST
    • COMMUNICATION PLAN
    • RESPONSE
  • 8
    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
    • HELPFUL LINKS
    • END OF CLASS QUIZ
    • NEED TO RENEW EXPIRED COMPLETION CERTIFICATE?

Pricing

In order to be compliant, training must be completed annually and a new completion certificate is required. We make it easy and affordable!

Need to renew your expired certificate for this course?

You must complete a re-certification course

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.

ASC Solutions Academy Benefits Include

  • Our courses can be taken when convenient

  • Our courses require no set up or installation

  • Our courses are self-paced

  • Completion certificates are available instantly

  • Courses can be purchased one at a time, or choose to purchase the bundle to receive FULL ACCESS to ALL courses for one low rate for a full year!

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