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Don’t Make It an Emergency When You Have an Emergency

This webinar contains information on the Emergency Preparedness E-tags, with definitions and specific examples from the Arizona Department of Health Surveyor, Mike Wilkinson.

(50 minutes)

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State Survey Emergency Preparedness ESRD Dialysis Facility Survey Preparation Worksheet

This survey preparation worksheet is provided to assist dialysis facilities ensure that they will be able to meet all emergency preparedness requirements. At the time of a survey, a facility will be scored as having “Met” or “Not Met” the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) emergency preparedness standards as set forth in the Conditions for Coverage by E-tag.

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Call Materials: Emergency Preparedness Requirements Final Rule Training Call (4/27/17)

Recording, slides, and transcript from the CMS National Provider Call that took place on April 27, 2017 covering the Emergency Preparedness Requirements Final Rule.

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CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule

KCER has helpful tools and resources to help you understand the new CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule and to help you implement by the November 2017 deadline.

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KCER Watch

This monthly newsletter highlights the top and trending topics in emergency preparedness and safety for ESRD patients and providers.

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Transplant Disaster Poster

A poster that can be placed in your transplant facility that outlines what patients need to do to prepare for an emergency and other steps to consider for kidney transplant patient and family disaster planning.

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Transplant Disaster Poster - Spanish

A Spanish language poster that can be placed in your transplant facility that outlines what patients need to do to prepare for an emergency and other steps to consider for kidney transplant patient and family disaster planning.

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Dialysis Disaster Poster

A poster that can be placed in your dialysis facility that outlines what patients need to do to prepare for an emergency and other steps to consider for dialysis patient and family disaster planning.

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Dialysis Disaster Poster - Spanish

A Spanish language poster that can be placed in your dialysis facility that outlines what patients need to do to prepare for an emergency and other steps to consider for dialysis patient and family disaster planning.

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Disaster Preparedness: A Guide for Chronic Dialysis Facilities (Second Edition)

 This provider manual is organized according to the principles of emergency management: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery.

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Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition (KCER) Website

The Kidney Community Emergency Response (KCER) Coalition website provides education, tools, and resources for providers related to emergency planning, including mental health resources and information about, and for, community partners.

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