Active Shooter Preparedness
Recorded On: 07/21/2022
Most of us think we work in a home that “would never” have an active shooter event. Unfortunately – it happens... and active shooter training is a mandatory part of disaster preparation. Even if your home has a “lock down” protocol, it may not be effective. Think about your facility and which doors are unlocked and if there are (major) issues increasing risk of someone entering the facility unannounced, your team unaware. A lot of communities want to keep active shooter training under cover and not share information about Active Shooter Event planning. It is critical that this discussion and the planning for Active Shooter Disaster be clear and open. This may be the only opportunity you have to prepare your staff and decrease the risk of a negative outcome in the event of an active shooter.
This program will focus on key aspects of active shooter and what to do if your community experiences a threat or real-life active shooter event. Who will you call? Who will you notify? How will you deploy your staff and use additional resources? What are the keys to protecting your residents and staff? How do work, in advance, with local law enforcement? Let’s talk about that! Please join us!
• Define an active shooter event;
• Identify strategies to protect your residents and staff;
• Discuss the importance of open lines of communication with first responders
• Discuss media interaction/communication;
• Identify methods to establish response and recovery post-event;
Attendees will be awarded 1.0 ANCC contact hours for completing the course/webinar.
This program has been submitted for Continuing Education for 1.25 total participant hours from NAB/NCERS. Call Maureen Rhone at 734-929-6446 for further information.
Angie Szumlinski, LNHA, GERO-BC, RAC-CT, BS
Director of HealthCap Risk Management Services
Ms. Szumlinski is a nationally-recognized leader in long-term care with experience as an Owner/Provider, Administrator, Director of Nursing, Corporate Quality Assurance Coordinator and independent consultant. Ms. Szumlinski conducts risk management visits at facilities across the country, touching every acuity level within the post-acute care spectrum. Ms. Szumlinski served as an Associate Board Member for NCAL, is a member of the AHCA/NCAL Survey/Regulatory committee, NCAL Quality committee, HCAM Legal/Clinical Committee, and is in her 8th year serving as a Senior Examiner/Team Leader for the AHCA/NCAL Quality Award Program. Ms. Szumlinski is a Nurse Planner for the HealthCap® RMS ANCC accredited education program
John P. Hessburg
JD, The Kitch Law Firm
Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook
John Paul Hessburg is a Senior Partner in the firm of Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook in Detroit, Michigan, where he heads the firm’s Post-Acute Care practice group. John has represented healthcare providers for over 30 years. John is AV® Preeminent Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a top healthcare lawyer by DBusiness Magazine. He has been working with HealthCap® since it wrote its first policy 21 years ago.
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