ExpiredEmergency Preparedness for Home Health & Hospice in Light of COVID-19

  • July 15, 2021
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Emergency Preparedness for Home Health & Hospice in Light of COVID-19 

The Emergency Preparedness CoPs include the requirement that agencies need to be able to identify and manage emerging infectious disease (EID) as part of their emergency preparedness plan. COVID-19 has put every agency to the test. Has your agency’s Emergency Preparedness plan been effective during the COVID-19 pandemic? In this session we will take a deep dive into the Emergency Preparedness CoPs and walk through what your agency needs to be doing to ensure compliance with the CoPs.

Objectives 

  1. Understand the emergency preparedness CoPs
  2. Describe steps to ensure emergency preparedness compliance
  3. Explain the importance of reviewing and revising the agency emergency preparedness plan

 

Webinar Access

Webinar login instructions will be emailed to registered attendees.

Please note:  Each registration is for one phone/ line/login connection.

 

Continuing Education

The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, accredited & approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91))

RNs and LPNs must participate in the entire program in order for contact hours to be awarded.

 

Presenter

Sharon M. Litwin, RN, BSHS, MHA, HCS-DSharon Litwin is currently Senior Manager of Coding & Clinical Consulting at Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc.  Sharon is the founder and was the senior managing partner of 5 Star Consultants, a national consulting and coding firm specializing in homecare and hospice services since 2003.  Sharon was an ACHC and CHAP surveyor, performing Medicare deemed surveys for ten years. She is a current ACHC Certified Consultant.

Sharon assists homecare and hospice agencies in providing quality, meeting regulations, ICD-10 coding, OASIS, increasing outcomes and Star Ratings, and having continued survey readiness.  Sharon and HPS staff perform ICD-10 coding and OASIS reviews, QAPI, clinical record reviews, mock surveys and help agencies across the country stay in compliance.  Sharon is a regular speaker for education companies, state and national associations and publications.

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