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How to Prepare for and Respond to the Impacts of COVID-19

First Run: March 26, 2020

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Live Web Conference & Recording FREE to HCCA Members
Event Description:
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is creating worldwide concern as the number of cases continues to increase. Hospitals and others throughout the industry need to ensure they are taking immediate action to protect their patients, employees, and the communities they serve.  This webinar will discuss the legal and accreditation requirements that will guide hospitals, health care providers, physician offices, urgent care centers, nursing homes and investors in the health care space in decisions on preparedness. Wewill provide answers to common questions regarding pandemic preparedness for COVID-19 and future outbreaks of disease. We will also discuss the latest CMS guidance for health care providers to closely evaluate and enforce their infection control procedures.  More specifically, the webinar will address the following:
Main Points Covered:
  • Elements of preparedness
  • Screening patients for COVID-19
  • Caring for infected patients
  • Reporting suspected cases of COVID-19
  • Precautionary measures for hospital employees
  • Reviewing vaccination policies
  • Managing communications
  • Training and education