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Training & Events
2022
08
Feb
2022
Webinar
Ambulatory Surgical Facility Tracking Tool: How to Gain Insights into Cancellations and Transfers
Date/Time:
February 8, 2021 - 2 to 3 p.m.
Duration:
1 hour
Location:
Webinar

Description:

Procedure cancellations and transfers from Ambulatory Surgery Centers are not uncommon. The Patient Safety Authority (PSA) has updated the ASF Cancellation and Transfer Tracking Tool which can aid facilities in analyzing these events to determine potential improvement strategies.

Melanie A. Motts, M.Ed., RN, senior patient safety liaison, and Lea Anne Gardner, PhD, RN, patient safety analyst for the data science and research team at the PSA, will review the components of the tool and demonstrate how to effectively use the tool in your facility.

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


10
Feb
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - Introduction to Emergency Preparedness (include CMS Requirements and Ethical Considerations)
Date/Time:
February 10, 2022 - 12:30 to 1:30 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
Mar
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - Who's at the Table? (Understanding Incident Command and Team Roles)
Date/Time:
March 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.


14
Apr
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - Analyzing Risks
Date/Time:
April 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.


12
May
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - Communication is Key in Preparedness
Date/Time:
May 12, 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
Jun
2022
Webinar
Long-Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Series - What About HIPPA?
Date/Time:
June 9, 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.


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.


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.