Re-Certification 1.0 - Course curriculum

This course is the first Re-Certification of the Emergency Preparedness in the Ambulatory Surgery Center Course you have previously taken. Take this course only if your first Completion Certificate has expired. 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

Pricing

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

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.

Other Benefits Include

  • Instant certificate upon completion of course requirements; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • No fail format. You will have unlimited chances to pass the required test.

  • Self-paced: start and stop the course as often as necessary to accommodate your schedule.

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