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Nursing Center Emergency Preparedness Summit
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When: Friday, September 22, 2017
10:00am to 4:30 PM
Where: University Center Club
403 Stadium Dr
Tallahassee, Florida  70130
United States
Contact: Maria Maggio
(850) 671-3700

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The Florida Health Care Association and LeadingAge Florida will host a Nursing Center Emergency Preparedness Summit in Tallahassee on Friday, September 22. The Summit, which welcomes leaders from the long term care profession, will include experts who will discuss Florida's nursing centers and the unique level of care required for residents during natural disasters. In addition, Summit speakers will address recently proposed legislation and rules related to equipping nursing centers with generators, including technical issues, implementation, regulatory requirements and funding sources.

Summit Detail:
Friday, September 22, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST
University Center Club
403 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL


Panelists Include:
Representatives from Florida's long term care profession, generator suppliers, the construction industry, fuel suppliers and utility companies, along with federal and state regulators.

Invited Guests:
Gov. Rick Scott; Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Justin Senior; Surgeon General and Secretary of Department of Health Celeste Philip, MD, MPH; Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Jeffrey Bragg; Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis; as well as key legislators and federal, state and local emergency management personnel.

Summit Agenda:
• Welcome & Opening Remarks
• Caring for Nursing Center Residents During a Natural Disaster
• Technicalities, Generators and Equipping Nursing Centers
• Regulations and Steps for Equipping Nursing Centers with Generators
• Priority Power Restoration
• Funding Sources

Space is limited. Click Here to RSVP by Thursday, Sept. 21, at 12:00 p.m. EST.


Visit the Emergency Preparedness Summit web page for more information.

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