Establishing an effective disaster preparedness plan – and training staff to implement the plan – is vital in health care facilities today, particularly for dialysis providers. Whether it is a natural disaster such as fire, flood, or hurricane, or an emergency such as an active shooter, facilities and staff must be ready to care for patients when the unexpected happens. Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information Contact hours available until 9/24/2020. Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Planning Committee Disclosures: Elizabeth St. John – Employee, Fresenius Kidney Care
There are no other disclosures to declare. Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: American Nephrology Nurses Association – Provider is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Learning Outcome: Nurse managers will state the need for a written disaster plan, use lessons learned from previous events, and train staff on how to prepare by conducting drills; and will be informed on the CMS E-Tags used during survey to determine disaster preparedness.