Recognizing and Instituting Emergency Procedures and First Aid

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Join expert, Barbara Katz, RN, MSN for a session on Recognizing and Instituting Emergency Procedures. 

In this session, learn the aide's role in emergency situations with specific steps for managing medical and mental health emergencies, including how to assess patient risk levels. Barbara will also take your staff through specific natural disaster safety preparation and procedures, how to respond to home accidents, as well as how to prevent and manage safety emergencies. 

Barbara Katz is an experienced clinician, manager, trainer and health care consultant. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Nursing, She has a Certificate in Training and Development from Fairfield University and a Coaching Certification from the American Talent Development Association. Barbara was the 2013 winner of the Connecticut Association for HealthCare at Home’s Judith A. Hriceniak Award for Excellence in Nursing Leadership.

Barbara has been a hospital nurse, an APRN, a training manager, a director of quality improvement and a clinical manager for a group of medical practices. She has also been a marketing director for a home health care agency and has managed operations for a private duty home care agency.

She has designed and taught seminars on process improvement, data analysis, management, motivational interviewing and team-building. Barbara frequently speaks on topics including the practical use of data to improve outcomes, motivational interviewing, health literacy, collaboration and care transitions and adapting to the new world of health care.
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Your agency will be given 50 seats to this education program for each site you purchase. Enroll your users into the program via "Enroll Users in Course" and you and all of your participants will be sent a link to join the live session 1 week beforehand. A recording will be posted to the online course 1 week after the live session.

# of Seats:

Minimum quantity for "Recognizing and Instituting Emergency Procedures and First Aid" is 1.


1.5 hrs

Contact Hours: Nursing

Topics: Home Health Aide Series of Trainings

Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructor Name : Barbara Katz