Emergency Preparedness – Hospital Disaster Response
An internal/external disaster can occur at any time. Hospital disaster response plans are updated as indicated. This presentation will clarity current practice and will allow APP staff to be up to date on current disaster response plans to empower APPs to confidently respond to a disaster alert.
Following the presentation the learner will be able to:
- Identify how CHP defines disasters.
- Examine the goals of disaster response efforts for victims, existing patients, staff, business, and the community.
- Discuss best practices, review lessons learned from real events, and collaborate with peers on ways to improve our plans.
Rachel Young - Senior Improvement Specialist
Marnie Kaminski - Senior Improvement Specialist
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
·Nursing: The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hours.
- 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance