Emergency Preparedness: Required Planning & Education


In an environment of changing regulations, community based agencies are faced with an ever growing number of challenges. The goal of this educational activity is to provide the learner the knowledge and the strategies about how to meet and apply CMS requirements for emergency preparedness planning and education.  Attend this 60-minute CE webinar and learn to effectively plan and initiate educational strategies related to required emergency preparedness. 

Learning Objectives: 
Upon completion of this webinar course, the participant will be able to: 
  1. Define the CHAP accreditation and CMS requirements for emergency preparedness
  2. List planning strategies and challenges associated with implementing emergency preparedness for the organization
  3. List education requirements, timelines and strategies to provide to organization staff to become compliant


Community Health CHAP-accredited and non-accredited organizations looking for best practices, tools and resources to achieve better outcomes

Community Health providers responsible for their organizations accreditation process and outcomes (administrators, Executive Director, CEO, CFO, DON, Director of Home Health, and Director of Operations etc.)

Continuing Education Information and Disclosures: 

There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control the content of this activity. 

This educational activity will award 1.0 nursing contact hours for successful completion until March 4, 2021

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

PLEASE NOTE: Completion of both the webinar and evaluation is required to obtain contact hours. If you are viewing in a group format, EACH PERSON must register independently in order to obtain CE credit. 

Dale White

Emergency Preparedness Program Manager; Sutter Health Care

For the past several years I have been in the Sacramento area working for Sutter Health Care with the Home Care division as the Emergency Preparedness Program Manager. I cover the 24 different sites including. Home Care, Hospice, AIM, PACE, Timberlake equipment, and Pharmacy Before that I was working in San Diego CA for 2 years serving as Co-Chair of the San Diego Healthcare Disaster Council and for 10 years as the Lead Senior Safety Management Specialist for Sharp Healthcare in San Diego CA at the Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus. I have been in the field of healthcare safety, security, engineering, and disaster preparedness for over 35 years, and worked with the first team that developed HEICS (Hospital Emergency Incident Command System now known as HICS).


Emergency Preparedness: Required Planning and Education Webinar
03/04/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
03/04/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
Course Evaluation
10 Questions
10 Questions CHAP Evaluation
Certificate of Completion
1.00 Nursing Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Nursing Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available