This session is a must for helping you prepare for disaster situations in the clinical setting! Emphasis is placed on computer interruptions/downtime and what should be done to prepare staff for alternate methods of documentation, accessing historical patient information, and communicating with other members of the healthcare team during an outage.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/16/2025.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: Robert Loeper - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: The American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ANNA is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 17499.
ANNA urges participants to be aware of the CE requirements for re-licensure in the states in which they hold a license.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the CMS requirements for emergency preparedness, types of emergencies that may be experienced locally, and mitigation strategies for training and response to these types of emergencies.
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