UPMC Staff Safety Training & Resources
This presentation will give an overview of UPMC safety protocols in place as well as tips to keep patients and staff safe at work and at home. LifeSolutions will provide resources for UPMC employees related to crisis intervention and having tough conversations, in addition to EAP resources and services to best support commercial members working with Health Plan clinical staff in the management of physical and behavioral health chronic conditions.
ISD Clinical Staff
1. Outline safety protocol in place to remain safe inside and outside of the UPMC network
2. Describe personal safety tips for use in the community
3. Identify resources available for UPMC employees to address crisis intervention safely, effectively, and efficiently professionally and personally
Program begins at 9:00am and ends at 10:00am. Total Education Time = 1 Hour(s)
9:00am to 9:20am
Overview and discussion of safety protocol to remain safe inside and outside of the UPMC network
9:20am to 9:40am
Review personal safety tips to use in the community
9:40am to 10:00am
Examine the available resources for UPMC employees to aid with crisis intervention
Brigid Crawford, MA
Kim has a history of 36 years in Law Enforcement. She worked for the City of Pittsburgh as a Police Officer/Detective as well as for Erase Enterprises (Emergence Response and Safety Education) where she held the role of Worldwide Corporate Security Investigator/Trainer). Currently Kim is the UPMC International and Domestic Senior Corporate Security Specialist.
Brigid Crawford has been with LifeSolutions EAP since July of 2015 and serves as the team expert in crisis response and workplace violence. In addition to delivering trainings and providing leadership consultations, she oversees the EAP’s Disruptive Event Management program which supports workgroups through times of crisis.
Brigid is an approved instructor of Assisting Individuals in Crisis, Group Crisis Intervention, and both Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid. She earned her master’s in forensic psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a bachelor’s in psychology from Virginia Tech.
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.
CCM CE is not offered with this educational activity.
This activity is eligible for endorsed credit for UPMC Health Plan EMTs and Paramedics. Complete ETHOS course work, obtain the attendance certificate, and submit to EMS governing body for 1 CE credit(s).
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit(s).
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
NOTE: Paramedic/EMT CE is approved for any activity in which ANCC (nursing CE) is approved. This is per Heather Bogdon and Christie Hempfling
- 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 ASWB
- 1.00 Attendance