Register Today for Free! - Emergency Preparedness & Life Safety Training Central Region November 8th

in Clinical & Quality

On Wednesday, November 8th at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, the NYSDOH Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management (OPCHSM) and the Office of Health Emergency Preparedness (OHEP), with sponsorship of their colleagues at New York State Long Term Care associations*, are delivering a technical assistance workshop covering Emergency Preparedness (EP) and Life Safety Code (LSC). The workshop will provide training, discuss ongoing preparedness activities and resources already available to nursing homes that can help facilities be prepared for disasters and be compliant with new regulatory requirements put forth by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) for EP and LSC. There are two parts to the workshop program, each covering unique, though related content. Part One will address EP and Part Two will cover Life Safety Code, Fire Safety and Certificate of Need requests

A maximum of 1-4 nursing home staff who fill the following roles should attend:

• Administrator

• Director of Nursing

• Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

• Plant Manager

• Director of Safety and Security Continuing



• Udo Ammon, Director, Bureau of Architecture and Engineering Review, OPCSHM

• Pat Anders, Exercise Manager, OHEP

• Katharine Logan, Preparedness Coordinator, OHEP

• Pat Moran, Evacuation Planner, OHEP

• Debra Sottolano, Preparedness Lead, OPCHSM


Education Units (CEUs) CEUs have been requested for nursing home administrators attending both the full and half-day sessions.


Location:  November 8, 2017 @ 9am-3:30pm Syracuse, NY

Marriott Syracuse Downtown

100 East Onondaga Street

Syracuse NY 13202



Click here to Enroll.  (You will be required to enter an LMS login to enroll)

Questions Regarding Training Direct questions to or 518 474-2893. Questions Regarding LMS Direct questions to or 518 474-2893.


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15