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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    5/7/2019 - 5/8/2019
    Lexington KY
    EU  MGT341  317
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    5/8/2019 - 5/9/2019
    Johnstown NY
    EU  MGT341  349
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    5/15/2019 - 5/16/2019
    Great Neck NY
    EU  MGT341  353
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    5/22/2019 - 5/23/2019
    Knoxville IA
    EU  MGT341  354
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    6/24/2019 - 6/25/2019
    New Richmond WI
    EU  MGT341  352
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    7/16/2019 - 7/17/2019
    Charlotte NC
    EU  MGT341  348
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    7/30/2019 - 7/31/2019
    Sitka AK
    EU  MGT341  320
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    8/21/2019 - 8/22/2019
    Corpus Christi TX
    EU  MGT341  347
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    8/21/2019 - 8/22/2019
    Sidney OH
    EU  MGT341  355
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    9/11/2019 - 9/12/2019
    Dover DE
    EU  MGT341  356
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    10/2/2019 - 10/3/2019
    Des Moines IA
    EU  MGT341  357
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    10/16/2019 - 10/17/2019
    Auburn AL
    EU  MGT341  358
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    10/22/2019 - 10/23/2019
    Brooklyn NY
    EU  MGT341  359
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    10/23/2019 - 10/24/2019
    Grand Forks ND
    EU  MGT341  360
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    11/13/2019 - 11/14/2019
    Blue Lake CA
    EU  MGT341  350
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    11/20/2019 - 11/21/2019
    San Antonio TX
    EU  MGT341  361
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    11/20/2019 - 11/21/2019
    Scottsboro AL
    EU  MGT341  362

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
  • ACE+Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • 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: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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