Upcoming Meetings and Events:
Florida Severe Weather Awareness Week
February 11-15, 2013
For information on daily weather events and the statewide tornado drill on Wednesday,
February 13, 2013 at 10:10am ET, visit
www.FloridaDisaster.org. Review your disaster plans and sign up for the
Together Preparedness Program.
February 28, 2013
Email email@example.com for more information.
Mission Statement: To establish and facilitate partnerships
that provide a
framework for disaster readiness and continuity of care for the renal community
- All-Hazards I: Identifying and Preparing for Potential Emergencies
This course provides an introduction to disasters, how to identify them, how they
can impact a community, and how to prepare and respond to them. Dialysis and transplant
facilities can use these courses to orient their staff to disaster basics and assist
facilities in developing patient education materials on disaster preparedness. Note
this link will take you to the FMQAI continuing education website. You will be required
to create an account in order to take the course and recieve 1.0 CEU.
- All-Hazards II: Conditions for Coverage and Emergency Preparedness
The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the Conditions for Coverage
relating to emergency preparedness, and offer options for dialysis facilities to
incorporate resources into their disaster plans. Note this link will take you to
the FMQAI continuing education website. You will be required to create an account
in order to take the course and receive 1.0 CEU.
- Caring for ESRD Patients in a Disaster
This course provides an overview of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and the treatment
options available for ESRD patients: hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplant.
Additionally, this course addresses the fundamental assessment of ESRD patients
in an emergency situation, including discussion of diet and fluid considerations.
Note this link will take you to the FMQAI continuing education website. You will
be required to create an account in order to take the course and receive 1.0 CEU.
This website is designed by FMQAI: The Florida ESRD
Network while under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services,
Baltimore, Maryland Contract #HHSM-500-2013-NW007C. The contents presented do not
necessarily reflect CMS policy.