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COVID-19 Liability Defenses and Risk Management Strategies
Wednesday, July 01, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
Category: Webinar

This webinar is presented by our Platinum Sponsor KAMMCO.

Webinar: COVID-19 Liability Defenses and Risk Management Strategies

July 1, 2020 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM

COVID 19 Liability Defenses and Risk Management Strategies.  In this program KAMMCO Vice President of Claims, Jennifer Sherber will review House Bill 2016- COVID-19 Response and Reopening for Business Liability Protection Act; in relationship to adult care facilities.  Jennifer will discuss portions of the bill that will impact liability defenses available to adult care facilities. 

Connie Christian, Facility Risk Management and Patient Safety Advisor will discuss Risk Management strategies to assist facilities in current policy/procedure review and how to move forward with implementing new and updated regulations into current daily care operations.  Connie will also discuss the points of critical documentation in the COVID 19 environment and appropriate disclosure conversations to protect staff and the facility while making sure the patient and family understand and are confident with how an event has unfolded.

OBJECTIVES:  At the end of this program participants will:
-Understand how the COVID-19 Response and Reopening for Business Liability Protection Act may apply to their facilities.
-Understand what “affirmative defense” is and how it may be used to defend a COVID 19 claim.
-Be able to review current policies and procedure against the new regulations and make appropriate changes as necessary.
-Discuss with staff members the importance of documentation and critical documentation areas for COVID 19 issues.
-Review with staff members appropriate conversations during disclosure of unintended or adverse events to patients and family.

Jennifer Sherber, JD - Vice President of Claims with KAMMCO
Connie Christian - MBA, CPHRM with KAMMCO

Continuing Education:
Each connection is eligible for up to 6 individuals to receive continuing education credits.

This educational event has been approved for up to 1.0 continuing education hours in the core of Administration for Licensed Adult Care Home Administrators, Adult Care Home Operators and Dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services. Health Occupations and Credentialing approved provider number (LTS A0009).

LeadingAge Kansas is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.0 contact hours applicable for APRN, RN, LPN or LMHT relicensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing provider number: LT0102-1116.

*Continuing education hours are subject to change. 
*Dates and Times are subject to change.

Please note:  Participants are paying for one connection we suggest getting as many people around a computer as you can to view the webinars. If you log in with more than one connection you will be billed for additional connections. If you have questions about this, you can contact Nicole at [email protected]

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