CMS Rule Core Element Discussion (Part 1 of 4):

As a condition of participation in Medicare and Medicaid, providers must meet four core elements of the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule.  The Tristate Disaster Preparedness Coalition will use this newsletter to cover the four core elements of this rule in this, and upcoming newsletters. Risk Assessment and Emergency Plan Policies and Procedures Communication Plan A [...]

CMS Rule Overview

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Supplier Final Rule to establish consistent emergency preparedness requirements for healthcare providers as a condition of participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This rule was published in September 2016 and outlines requirements for all [...]

April 5-6: Trauma Care After Resuscitation Course (TCAR)

“Trauma Care After Resuscitation” is a two-day trauma fundamentals course that provides acute care, critical care, and perioperative nurses the foundational, evidence-based information and critical thinking skills necessary to care for the hospitalized trauma patient.