2019 Novel Coronavirus, Part II: Health Care Provider Legal Preparedness
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM Eastern (90 minutes)
Session Format: Live Webinar
CLE Credit Available: Yes
In most states, AHLA webinars meet the requirements for continuing legal education and attorneys may self-apply for CLE credit. AHLA’s live distance learning webinars are pre-approved for CLE credit in the following states: Alabama, Illinois, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Please refer to Distance Learning CLE reporting procedure for more information.
The second webinar of the two-part 2019-nCoV legal preparedness webinar series will provide an overview of legal preparedness and response measures for health care personnel and entities, including hospitals and health systems. This webinar will feature speakers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals, who will focus on legal considerations for health care providers in preparing for and responding to possible infectious disease outbreaks such as the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Topics will include patient screening and testing, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), personal protective equipment (PPE), patient privacy, quarantine and its impact on workplace and patient care obligations, and other vital topics. CLE is being sought for this webinar.
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
Healthcare and Public Health Legal Preparedness: 2019 Novel Corona Virus nCoV
A two-part webinar series hosted by CDC’s Public Health Law Program and Center for Preparedness and Response
The first case of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) occurred in China in December 2019. Multiple cases have since been confirmed in the United States. This two-part webinar series will provide participants with the legal knowledge necessary for preparing for a possible 2019-nCoV outbreak. Speakers will provide an overview of legal preparedness considerations for public health and the healthcare sector.
The first webinar, co-hosted by the National Governor’s Association and the American Bar Association, will provide an overview of the global and US situation as well as public health planning considerations, including disease surveillance, reporting and nonpharmaceutical interventions. The second webinar will be co-hosted by the American Health Lawyers Association and Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals and will cover healthcare preparedness considerations and focus on the legal issues for the healthcare sector, including patient screening and testing, personal protective equipment (PPE), and more. This two-part series will be held on February 18th (1pm-2:30pm ET) and February 25th (12pm-1:30pm ET). CLE is being sought for Part II.
2019 Novel Corona Virus: Public Health Legal Preparedness
February 18, 2020
A webinar hosted by CDC’s Public Health Law Program and Center for Preparedness and Response
In collaboration with
The National Governor’s Association
The American Bar Association Health Law Section
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET
The first webinar of the two-part 2019-nCoV legal preparedness webinar series will provide an overview of legal preparedness for public health personnel. This webinar will first provide an overview of the global and US situation as well as public health planning considerations for state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments. Legal experts will then discuss best practices for legal preparedness and describe vital legal concepts such as disease surveillance and reporting requirements, nonpharmaceutical interventions, and social distancing measures.
- AHLA Member: Complimentary
- Non-AHLA Member: Complimentary
- Hospitals and Health Systems
- CDC’s Public Health Law Program and Center for Preparedness and Response
- The American Bar Association
- Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals (AHEPP)
Delphine P. O’Rourke
Duane Morris LLP
New York, NY
Sarah E. Swank
Nixon Peabody LLP
Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals
Vice President, Emergency Management
The Hospital & Health System Association of Pennsylvania (HAP)