Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within the Community Infrastructure

MGT341 - 16.00 Hours

Description

US FlagThe Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within The Community Infrastructure course provides information specific to hospitals and organizations vulnerability to a disaster. During this FEMA sponsored course, participants will be introduced to the various natural, technological, and civil hazards to which hospitals and healthcare organizations may be vulnerable and the potential impacts of those hazards.

Federal guidelines and legislation that serve to aid in the preparedness for, and response to, incidents involving these hazards are discussed, as are current emergency management standards for the hospital community. Participants review response and recovery issues that should be addressed by medical facilities and organizations in preparation for a large-scale incident, including identification of critical resources necessary for response and recovery.

Schedule

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    9/26/2018 - 9/27/2018
    Fairbanks AK
    EU  MGT341  305
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    10/2/2018 - 10/3/2018
    Hayden ID
    EU  MGT341  322
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    10/15/2018 - 10/16/2018
    Bethpage NY
    EU  MGT341  318
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    10/16/2018 - 10/17/2018
    Lexington KY
    EU  MGT341  317
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    10/19/2018 - 10/20/2018
    Grand Rapids MI
    EU  MGT341  323
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    11/1/2018 - 11/2/2018
    Harlingen TX
    EU  MGT341  324
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    11/7/2018 - 11/8/2018
    Largo FL
    EU  MGT341  329
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    11/13/2018 - 11/14/2018
    Lawrenceville GA
    EU  MGT341  325
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    12/6/2018 - 12/7/2018
    New York NY
    EU  MGT341  319
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    12/10/2018 - 12/11/2018
    Rialto CA
    EU  MGT341  330
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    1/9/2019 - 1/10/2019
    Madison WI
    EU  MGT341  326
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    1/10/2019 - 1/11/2019
    Sacramento CA
    EU  MGT341  327
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    2/5/2019 - 2/6/2019
    Belton TX
    EU  MGT341  333
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    2/6/2019 - 2/6/2019
    Belton TX
    EU  MGT341  332
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    2/27/2019 - 2/28/2019
    Plymouth IN
    EU  MGT341  334
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    4/16/2019 - 4/17/2019
    Eagleville PA
    EU  MGT341  335
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    4/23/2019 - 4/24/2019
    San Diego CA
    EU  MGT341  328
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    9/18/2019 - 9/19/2019
    Sitka AK
    EU  MGT341  320

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

US FlagThe Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within The Community Infrastructure course provides information specific to hospitals and organizations vulnerability to a disaster. During this FEMA sponsored course, participants will be introduced to the various natural, technological, and civil hazards to which hospitals and healthcare organizations may be vulnerable and the potential impacts of those hazards.

Federal guidelines and legislation that serve to aid in the preparedness for, and response to, incidents involving these hazards are discussed, as are current emergency management standards for the hospital community. Participants review response and recovery issues that should be addressed by medical facilities and organizations in preparation for a large-scale incident, including identification of critical resources necessary for response and recovery.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

FEMA Student ID Requirement

Prior to course delivery, the hosting jurisdiction for the class shall inform all participants of the FEMA requirement to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This can be accomplished by registering at FEMA’s website. Participants will be asked to provide their SID when they arrive and complete the registration process for the course.

Recommended

Participants are encouraged to take the online courses IS 100, IS 700.A, and IS 800 at http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.asp before attending this course.

Topics

Fundamentals of preparedness +Preparing the recovery +Preparing the response +What are we preparing for? +Assessing your preparedness

Suggested Audience

  • Hospital and healthcare industry managers
  • Department heads, directors, assistant directors, and senior medical staff
  • Personnel responsible for, or contributing to, emergency preparedness planning
  • Regulatory personnel
  • Public health or health department personnel
  • Mental health managers and personnel
  • Nursing home managers
  • Local emergency management directors/managers
  • Emergency services managers/administrators

 

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (800) 723-3811+GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact itsi@teex.tamu.edu or call (800) 723-3811

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

  • 1.6 CEUs

Other Information

  • This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  • Registration for each class will be processed by the host city.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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