CMS Emergency Prep Guidelines: 6 Months to Go!

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 16th, 2 pm ET / 11 am PT 
J. Robert "Bob" McKee, D.Sc.(c)., MBA, Boston University

The reality of meeting the CMS Emergency Preparedness guidelines are looming as the six-month deadline to meet compliance passes on May 15th. As people prepare for surveryors to come and assess their facility's readiness there are still a lot of questions about how to meet the criteria. Luckily, Bob McKee, D.Sc.(c), MBA will review the guidelines and answer your questions so you are ready to meet the deadline. 

Bob will cover:
• An overview of the CMS guidelines
• Specifics about the communication piece of the Final Rule
• A timeline to implement any changes
• How drills need to factor into your timeline
• How the new guidelines differ from the Joint Commission guidelines

We invite you to join us for the complimentary webinar so you can be fully prepared. We always have robust Q&A for our webinars so come prepared with your questions. Join us Tuesday, May 23rd at 1 pm ET / 10 am PT. 

Register for the webinar:

J. Robert "Bob" McKee, D.Sc.(c)

Bob has over 30 years of experience in Fire/EMS, Emergency Management, Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Planning. He has worked at the local, state, federal and international government levels in emergency response and crisis management.

He was Agency Chief for Texas Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue, and the ESF-9 Director of the State of Texas.  In addition, responding to State and Federal incidents for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), serving on the DHS/FEMA Incident Management Team. He served as a Division Director at Texas A&M University overseeing the development and training of Disaster City for worldwide participants. The Agency trained in excess of 220,000 students a year, the program was successful in providing national and international partnerships. 

Bob served as Fire Chief and Paramedic for Mad River Fire Department in Ohio. He has been deployed on numerous State and Federal disaster response teams including the World Trade Center on 9/11, Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster, Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Ike, and the Haiti Earthquake Response to highlight just a few.