Disaster Privileges

Privileges granted to a physician who volunteers services at a hospital during a disaster situation—e.g., fire, hurricane, etc.
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Granting disaster privileges helped to mitigate this obstacle.
It covers the medical staff membership application process and credentialing and privileging processes, how hospitals can manage compliance strategies, and the new Standard MS.01.01.01; professional practice evaluations and managing adverse privileging decisions and compliance issues; how to consider continuing education activities when reappointing staff, recredentialing, and renewing privileges; and other related requirements such as emergency management disaster privileges, and human resources and contracted services requirements.
Other updated material relates to credentialing nurse practitioners and physician assistants, granting disaster privileges, and proctoring.
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