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Health Sector Emergency Preparedness (HSEP) Course

April 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The purpose of this course is to provide healthcare providers and suppliers with training in achieving the four core emergency preparedness elements outlined in the September 2016 Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Rule.

The course provides instruction, guided discussion, best practice tools, and resources for the conduct of a risk assessment; the development of an emergency plan; the development of associated policies and procedures; the creation of a communications plan; and the training and testing of the plans, policies and procedures.

  • Determine requirements for a specific supplier or provider in accordance with CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Rule (Final Rule).
  • Determine requirements and considerations for conducting a health sector risk assessment in accordance with the best practices and Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 201: Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Guide.
  • Determine requirements and considerations for developing an emergency preparedness plan in accordance with Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101: Developing and Maintaining Emergency Operations Plans.
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  • Determine requirements and considerations for creating emergency preparedness policies and procedures for a health sector facility consistent with emergency planning principles and best practices.
  • Determine requirements and considerations for creating a communication plan for a health sector facility consistent with emergency planning principles and best practices.
  • Determine requirements and considerations for creating the emergency preparedness training and testing (exercising) for a health sector facility consistent with emergency planning principles and best practices.

You must have a FEMA SID number before you can apply for the class. If you don’t have one, go to: https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID

Please note: registering for a FEMA SID number does not register you for this class.

Class size is limited; preference given to healthcare providers and suppliers who fall under the CMS Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Rule.

To apply:

Click this link to apply for the class: https://cdp.dhs.gov/apply

  • Enter your FEMA SID and password.
  • A CDP Training Registration System (TRS) application for 18N-0580 HSEP will open.
  • Complete the required fields.
  • Click the ‘Review and Submit Application Now’ button.
  • Complete the application process by clicking the affirmation checkbox and providing your digital signature by entering your name and FEMA SID password

If you have trouble with the link, go to https://cdp.dhs.gov/students and enter 18N-0583 HSEP in the ‘Have a Promo Code’ box. You must enter the promo code exactly as it appears here to successfully apply.

Course Manager:
Siri McLean
Northwest Healthcare Response Network
Email: siri.mclean@nwhrn.org

Details

Date:
April 17, 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
https://cdp.dhs.gov/apply

Venue

Tacoma Convention Center
1500 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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