Annual Meeting and Tabletop Exercise: Active Shooter and Fire Safety

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Tabletop Exercise in Active Shooter and Fire Safety and Annual Meeting

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Morning Session: Preparing for the Active Shooter Event in the Health Care Environment: What You Can Do

Course Information & Objectives

Active shooter and workplace violence incidents in the news make us all think, "yes, it can happen here."

J. David Weidner, MPH, REHS, MEP, CEM, will lead FEMA's 907 Active Shooter Awareness for Healthcare workshop, along with a 1-hour tabletop exercise. A panel discussion follows with first responders will follow.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe actions to take when confronted with and active shooter and with law enforcement officers who are responding to the situation.
  • Recognize potential workplace violence indicators.
  • Describe actions to take to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter incidents.
  • Describe how to manage the consequences of an active shooter incident.

Tabletop Exercise

This tabletop exercise is an interactive, discussion-based activity focused on a domestic-based Active Shooter incident. It is designed to provide facility owners and administrators with a useful exercise planning and conduct template to address workplace violence threats, issues, and concerns. It covers three modules: pre-incident phase, incidents and response phase, and an assessment phase, addressing the core capabilities of planning and communication.

Focused on improving the understanding of information sharing and incident management activities as well as developing recommended actions and procedural adjustments to address potential problem areas.

By the end of the exercise, you will be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate plans for response and mitigation of potential workplace violence.
  • Assess the roles and effectiveness of coordination between public safety officials and health care facility owners/operators in reacting to an active shooter event in accordance with existing plans.
  • Examine and evaluate facility incident response plans used during an active shooter event.
  • Assess the methods and effectiveness of internal and external communications during an active shooter event in accordance with existing plans and standard operating procedures.
  • Identify and evaluate response, mitigation, and recovery actions associated with an active shooter events at their facility.
  • Identify gaps, redundancies, developmental activities, and best practices in standard procedures in response to an active shooter event.

Annual Meeting and Lunch

DHCFA will conduct Annual Meeting business to review local and national legislation and elect a new Board.

Afternoon Session: State Fire Prevention Regulations, Common Violations, and Keeping Your Facility Safe

Course Information & Objectives

The Office of the Delaware State Fire Marshal conducts annual inspections and surveys to ensure that health care facilities are in compliance with State Fire Prevention Regulations. State Chief Fire Protection Specialist R.T. Leicht, SFPE, and Fire Protection Specialist II David Wilson from the Delaware State Fire Marshal Office will review these regulations and go over common violations the inspections reveal.

Objectives

Understand the regulations and the common violations.

Learn the steps you can take to avoid violations . . . and costly penalties.

Final Session: IPRO QIN-QIO Update Directed by Qlarant

The Medicare Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) program is offering healthcare providers new opportunities to participate in Medicare quality initiatives. This program, led by the IPRO QIN-QIO and directed by Qlarant in Delaware, provides free technical support and assistance to participating nursing homes as well as healthcare providers that join community of care coalitions, with an overarching goal to help improve care and delivery systems, enhance outcomes, and attain organization goals. Bonnie Horvath, Senior Director, Healthcare Quality & Patient Safety with Qlarant, will brief you on how the Qlarant team will work with participating nursing homes on evidence-based and data-driven methodologies to support improvements.

The Annual Meeting is open to all. The Tabletop exercise is geared to Skilled Nursing Facility and Assisted Living Facility Administrators, DONs, and Directors of Facility Management. 5.5 Educational Credits have been APPROVED for this conference applicable to licensing requirements for Delaware's Board of Nursing and the NAB. Please register and pay by January 21, 2020. NHAs must provide their NAB ID number to enable DHCFA to upload your attendance to their website. Register in advance, no walk-ins will be permitted.

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Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

1131 North Dupont Highway

Dover, DE 19901

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