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Training & Events
2022
14
Jul
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Shelter In Place or Evacuation)
Date/Time:
July 14, 2022 - 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
30 minutes
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority

Description:

The Patient Safety Authority (PSA) is starting a 12-month Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness educational series as identified by respondents of the 2020 PA LTCF annual survey requesting assistance with emergency preparedness.
 
Pennsylvania is vulnerable to multiple threats and hazards. These include severe weather, floods, fires, tornados, hazardous materials spills, active shooter, terrorism, and infectious disease outbreak. While each of these threats is a problem in and of themselves, they may cause disruption to power, telephone, potable water and critical supplies and services such as food, staffing, medical supplies, and gasoline.
 
Preparing for such disasters is critical for ensuring the safety and security of residents, staff, and visitors of long-term care facilities.
 
The goal of this series is to provide facilities with education and resources to assist in developing and enhancing their emergency preparedness plan to protect the lives and property of residents, staff, and visitors.
 
Facilities will be asked to complete a survey at the beginning of the series to ascertain level of preparedness, issues they are experiencing and opportunities for improvement. Education in the form of webinars and tools will be provided along with 1:1 support as requested by the participants. Facilities will be asked to complete an evaluation of the education and resurvey of facility level of preparedness at the end of the series.
 
The educational webinars will be held the second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.

These session will include topics specifically focused on long-term care and presented by experts.


09
Aug
2022
Webinar
Treatment Innovations for the Behavioral Health Emergency Room Patient
Date/Time:
August 9, 2022 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
Dale Brickley, PhD, senior director of operations; Adam Miller, LPC, director of access & crisis intervention programs; Billy Fisher, LPC, operations manager of behavioral health coordination; & Nidhi Garg, MD, child & adolescent psychiatrist at WellSpan

Description:
Join Dale Brickley, PhD, senior director of operations; Adam Miller, LPC, director of access and crisis intervention programs; Billy Fisher, LPC, operations manager of behavioral health coordination; and Nidhi Garg, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at WellSpan Philhaven, as they discuss strategies to provide adequate care for behavioral health patients in the emergency department, common challenges/limitations, and what they see for the future.

1.0 continuing education hours will be awarded for completion of this webinar. Continuing education credits apply to Pennsylvania registered nurses only.

11
Aug
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - Recovery and Re-Opening
Date/Time:
August 11, 2022 - 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
30 minutes
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority

Description:

The Patient Safety Authority (PSA) is starting a 12-month Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness educational series as identified by respondents of the 2020 PA LTCF annual survey requesting assistance with emergency preparedness.
 
Pennsylvania is vulnerable to multiple threats and hazards. These include severe weather, floods, fires, tornados, hazardous materials spills, active shooter, terrorism, and infectious disease outbreak. While each of these threats is a problem in and of themselves, they may cause disruption to power, telephone, potable water and critical supplies and services such as food, staffing, medical supplies, and gasoline.
 
Preparing for such disasters is critical for ensuring the safety and security of residents, staff, and visitors of long-term care facilities.
 
The goal of this series is to provide facilities with education and resources to assist in developing and enhancing their emergency preparedness plan to protect the lives and property of residents, staff, and visitors.
 
Facilities will be asked to complete a survey at the beginning of the series to ascertain level of preparedness, issues they are experiencing and opportunities for improvement. Education in the form of webinars and tools will be provided along with 1:1 support as requested by the participants. Facilities will be asked to complete an evaluation of the education and resurvey of facility level of preparedness at the end of the series.
 
The educational webinars will be held the second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.

These session will include topics specifically focused on long-term care and presented by experts.


08
Sep
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - Memorandums of Understanding
Date/Time:
September 8, 2022 - 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
30 minutes
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority

Description:

The Patient Safety Authority (PSA) is starting a 12-month Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness educational series as identified by respondents of the 2020 PA LTCF annual survey requesting assistance with emergency preparedness.
 
Pennsylvania is vulnerable to multiple threats and hazards. These include severe weather, floods, fires, tornados, hazardous materials spills, active shooter, terrorism, and infectious disease outbreak. While each of these threats is a problem in and of themselves, they may cause disruption to power, telephone, potable water and critical supplies and services such as food, staffing, medical supplies, and gasoline.
 
Preparing for such disasters is critical for ensuring the safety and security of residents, staff, and visitors of long-term care facilities.
 
The goal of this series is to provide facilities with education and resources to assist in developing and enhancing their emergency preparedness plan to protect the lives and property of residents, staff, and visitors.
 
Facilities will be asked to complete a survey at the beginning of the series to ascertain level of preparedness, issues they are experiencing and opportunities for improvement. Education in the form of webinars and tools will be provided along with 1:1 support as requested by the participants. Facilities will be asked to complete an evaluation of the education and resurvey of facility level of preparedness at the end of the series.
 
The educational webinars will be held the second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.

These session will include topics specifically focused on long-term care and presented by experts.


13
Oct
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - Evaluate to Improve
Date/Time:
October 13, 2022 - 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
30 minutes
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority

Description:

The Patient Safety Authority (PSA) is starting a 12-month Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness educational series as identified by respondents of the 2020 PA LTCF annual survey requesting assistance with emergency preparedness.
 
Pennsylvania is vulnerable to multiple threats and hazards. These include severe weather, floods, fires, tornados, hazardous materials spills, active shooter, terrorism, and infectious disease outbreak. While each of these threats is a problem in and of themselves, they may cause disruption to power, telephone, potable water and critical supplies and services such as food, staffing, medical supplies, and gasoline.
 
Preparing for such disasters is critical for ensuring the safety and security of residents, staff, and visitors of long-term care facilities.
 
The goal of this series is to provide facilities with education and resources to assist in developing and enhancing their emergency preparedness plan to protect the lives and property of residents, staff, and visitors.
 
Facilities will be asked to complete a survey at the beginning of the series to ascertain level of preparedness, issues they are experiencing and opportunities for improvement. Education in the form of webinars and tools will be provided along with 1:1 support as requested by the participants. Facilities will be asked to complete an evaluation of the education and resurvey of facility level of preparedness at the end of the series.
 
The educational webinars will be held the second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.

These session will include topics specifically focused on long-term care and presented by experts.


10
Nov
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - The Importance of Exercise
Date/Time:
November 10, 2022 - 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Duration:
30 minutes
Location:
Webinar
Speakers:
JoAnn Adkins, BSN, RN, senior infection preventionist at the Patient Safety Authority

Description:

The Patient Safety Authority (PSA) is starting a 12-month Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness educational series as identified by respondents of the 2020 PA LTCF annual survey requesting assistance with emergency preparedness.
 
Pennsylvania is vulnerable to multiple threats and hazards. These include severe weather, floods, fires, tornados, hazardous materials spills, active shooter, terrorism, and infectious disease outbreak. While each of these threats is a problem in and of themselves, they may cause disruption to power, telephone, potable water and critical supplies and services such as food, staffing, medical supplies, and gasoline.
 
Preparing for such disasters is critical for ensuring the safety and security of residents, staff, and visitors of long-term care facilities.
 
The goal of this series is to provide facilities with education and resources to assist in developing and enhancing their emergency preparedness plan to protect the lives and property of residents, staff, and visitors.
 
Facilities will be asked to complete a survey at the beginning of the series to ascertain level of preparedness, issues they are experiencing and opportunities for improvement. Education in the form of webinars and tools will be provided along with 1:1 support as requested by the participants. Facilities will be asked to complete an evaluation of the education and resurvey of facility level of preparedness at the end of the series.
 
The educational webinars will be held the second Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.

These session will include topics specifically focused on long-term care and presented by experts.