Long Term Care Requirements CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Final Rule to establish consistent emergency preparedness requirements for healthcare providers participating in Medicare and Medicaid, increase patient safety during emergencies, and establish a more coordinated response to natural and human-caused disasters. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) worked closely with CMS in the development of the rule.
Long Term Care Requirements
Long Term Care Intro to the Incident Command System
This learning module will provide introductory level information about the Incident Command System (ICS), including basic Incident Command roles and structure, as well as the relevant functions of Long Term Care (LTC) facilities in the ICS structure.
Participation includes review of content, periodic knowledge checks, completion of a post test with a score of 80% or better and evaluation prior to obtaining credit.
To take the course, visit MI-TRAIN, course ID # 1050947. Please share this with your HCC partners.
Michigan Center for Rural Health Education Available
The Michigan Center for Rural Health has various training programs available for providers through the Project ECHO® Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) program. Project ECHO®'s mission is to develop the capacity to demonopolize knowledge and amplify the capacity to provide best practice care for underserved people. Education series are available on infectious disease, one health and geriatrics.
Additionally, EMS Continuing Education is available, and free to all participants.
Project ECHO Information and Registration
2024 EMS Education Schedule