CBERS 2018

Presentation: Click here for the April 10, 2018 presentation in PDF format. Note: Presentation will be available until May 11, 2018

Registration: Registration is through TRAIN (va.train.org) – Course ID# 1074270 Each person that plans to attend, must register in TRAIN. If you do not currently have an account in TRAIN, you will need to create one. When sessions are full, they will close for further registration.

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The Virginia Department of Health annual Community Based Emergency Response Seminars (CBERS) for 2018 will address the Training and Testing element outlined in the September 2016 Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Rule. The seminars will include: 8 Steps in Developing and Emergency Preparedness Exercise, a Table-top Exercise, and an opportunity to practice developing an After-Action Report (AAR). The Virginia Department of Health, will sponsor this these seminars in multiple locations across the Commonwealth. Registration information will be available as soon as dates and locations are confirmed.  Please plan to attend this workshop, and invite your local emergency response partners to this event to allow the facilities to interact with their local partner!

The exercise conducted may meet one of your CMS Requirements, if 2 or more individuals attend from your facility and an After Action Report (AAR) is completed. For more information, contact Patrick Ashley at Patrick.Ashley@vdh.virginia.gov

Click here to see a complete list of facility types impacted by the Emergency Preparedness Rule from CMS.gov and to determine if your facility is impacted.

Registrations 8:30AM   Training Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM (Includes Free Working Lunch)

Locations:

Richmond – FourPoint Sheraton Midlothian – April 10th (Waitlist Available)

Richmond (Second Session) – Holiday Inn Airport – June 26th

Abingdon–  Southwest Higher Education Center– May 22nd

Roanoke–    Sheraton Roanoke –  May 23rd

Weyers Cave –  Blue Ridge Community College (Plecker Building) –  May 24th

Stafford – Mary Washington Hospital Fick Conference Center– May 30th

Fairfax – Hyatt Regency Fairfax –   May 31st (Waitlist Available)

Fairfax (Second Session) – Location TBD – Date TBD

Hampton –  Thomas Nelson Community College Workforce Development Center –  June 5th

Chesapeake – Chesapeake Conference Center –  June 6th

Dinwiddie – Dinwiddie Enhancement Center – June 12th

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and name of non-accredited provider. The VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has also been approved for 6.5 ANCC credits.

Additionally, this program has been approved for Continuing Education for 7 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS- Approval # 20190409-7-A40461.

Registration: Registration is through TRAIN (va.train.org) – Course ID# 1074270 Each person that plans to attend, must register in TRAIN. If you do not currently have an account in TRAIN, you will need to create one. When sessions are full, they will close for further registration.

Click here for information on using TRAIN.