Events


COCA Call: Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Post-COVID Conditions

During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new interim guidance which provides a framework for healthcare providers in their initial assessment, evaluation, management, and follow-up of persons with possible post-COVID conditions. Post-COVID conditions refer to the wide range of physical and mental health consequences experienced by some […]

FEMA PER 386: Whole Community Inclusive Economic Recovery

FEMA PER 386, is an introduction to economic recovery planning using a whole community approach, in which the entire community works together in planning for economic recovery.    This free virtual 4.5 hour course is designed to increase awareness of how inclusive collaborations with diverse populations can enhance community resilience and safety; and will introduce […]

ICS 300: Intermediate Incident Command System

Dates: July 12-15 Time: 0800 - 1300 Daily Location: Virtual - WebEx Platform Additional Requirements: Students must have an internet connection, a microphone, and camera operability to participate in the course. Instructors request that there is no sharing of devices. Students will be required to actively engage in course content and breakout sessions. Prerequisites: Successful completion of IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, […]

Strategies for Building and Maintaining Relationships with Nursing Homes to Reduce MDROs and COVID-19 Case Burden

COVID-19 continues highlighting the critical role of infection prevention and control in nursing homes. Dr. Susan Huang from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) will discuss the UCI team’s experience working with 27 nursing homes in Orange County, California, to implement the Shared Healthcare Intervention to Eliminate Life-Threatening Dissemination of multidrug-resistant organisms in Orange County […]

Patient Safety NOW – Online Summit

Are you seeing the Blips on your Risk RADAR? Time: 11:00 AM ET Speakers: Kenneth Rohde, President, KRRohde LLC Sponsored by: Thomas Jefferson University, Riskonnect, SAI Global From a Risk perspective, our goal is not only to mitigate risks when they do occur, but ideally to see them coming and head them off at the […]

ICS 400: Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff

Dates: July 26-29 Time: 1300 - 1700 Daily Location: Virtual - WebEx Platform Additional Requirements: Students must have an internet connection, a microphone, and camera operability to participate in the course. Instructors request that there is no sharing of devices. Students will be required to actively engage in course content and breakout sessions. Prerequisites: Successful completion of IS-100, IS-200, ICS-300, […]

K0419 Shelter Field Guide Training for State and Local Communities (Virtually Facilitated)

K0419 Shelter Field Guide Training for State and Local Communities (Virtually Facilitated) The course is designed for use with its companion piece, the Shelter Field Guide. There are no prerequisites required for this course. Course Length: Total Time: 10 hours over 2 days. Class Time: 8 hours (EST) Course Dates: July 27, 28 12-5pm August 24, […]

CDC Federal Snapshot: K-12 Guidance Update

On July 9, CDC released updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools as well as their COVID-19 Guidance for Operating Early Care and Education/Child Care Programs. To support this guidance, the Science Brief has been updated as well to include the evidence behind these recommendations. Join NACCHO for this webinar where we will hear from CDC on these new […]

Webinar: | VDH Vaccinate VA – A Conversation with Dr. Fauci and Healthcare Providers

Research consistently shows that a healthcare provider's recommendation is among the most influential factors in a person's decision to get vaccinated. This virtual event will focus on strategies for building confidence in the COVID-19 vaccines, engaging communities about the importance of vaccination, and collaborating with trusted messengers. How can you, as a healthcare provider, best […]

CDC COCA Call: Therapeutic Options to Prevent Severe COVID-19 in Immunocompromised People

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for monoclonal antibodies to treat COVID-19 for certain patients. Monoclonal antibodies may be available through expanded access programs to treat COVID-19 for immunocompromised patients. However, the efficacy of use for immunocompromised patients is unclear. During this COCA Call, presenters will discuss the […]

Preparing for the 2021-2022 Flu Season: What to Expect, and How to Plan

COVID-19 has shown us that early detection and response is essential to curbing the spread of infectious diseases. Experts say the 2021-2022 Flu and Respiratory season will be unpredictable. Our speakers, Aubree Gordon, PhD, epidemiologist at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Lauren Meyers, PhD, Director of the University of Texas COVID-19 […]

Emerging from the pandemic: Handling the workforce crisis

As we make our way out of a global pandemic, and arguably one of the most challenging years in the senior care profession, we are simultaneously battling a second war and starting to drown in the workforce crisis. Providers are focused on occupancy recovery while faced with workforce shortages and possible wage rate inflation. This […]

OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard: An EVS-Focused Overview

COVID-19 continues to present a grave danger to healthcare workers. OSHA defines a grave danger as incurable, permanent, or non-fleeting health consequences of exposure to the virus. EVS workers are classified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as healthcare workers along with security, registration, maintenance, dietary, and contractors. OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) […]

COVID-19 and Crisis Standards of Care: The Fourth Wave and the Future

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the delivery of health care services worldwide, forcing difficult choices on health professionals and laying bare many pre-existing health, medical, and public health sector frailties. A fourth wave of the pandemic, driven by the Delta variant, extreme shortages of key resources have again brought the necessity of crisis standards of care […]

*Virtual* 2021 Virginia Behavioral Health Summit

Join Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, behavioral health providers, subject matter experts, educators, and other stakeholders for the 2021 Virginia Behavioral Health Summit, "Coming Out Of Isolation: Our NEXT Normal."  We are pleased to announce that our opening keynote, "Confronting Stigma with Comic Relief," will feature David Granirer of Stand Up For Mental Health, a program teaching stand-up […]

Webinar: How technology can help create a calming environment for pediatric mental health emergencies

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among teens, accounting for more deaths than all other medical illnesses combined, according to the CDC. Pediatric emergency department visits for mental health conditions increased during the pandemic — further proving children’s mental and behavioral health needs are now more important than ever. To address this ongoing […]