Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

MGT439 - 16.00 Hours

Description

This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work.

Schedule

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    11/19/2018 - 11/20/2018
    Layton UT
    FP  MGT439  256
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    11/27/2018 - 11/28/2018
    Sarasota FL
    FP  MGT439  253
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    12/4/2018 - 12/5/2018
    San Antonio TX
    FP  MGT439  257
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    12/4/2018 - 12/5/2018
    Norfolk VA
    FP  MGT439  259
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    12/11/2018 - 12/12/2018
    Lafayette IN
    FP  MGT439  260
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    12/12/2018 - 12/13/2018
    Reno NV
    FP  MGT439  258
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    1/10/2019 - 1/11/2019
    Pomona CA
    FP  MGT439  265
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    1/15/2019 - 1/16/2019
    Wilmington NC
    FP  MGT439  261
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    1/17/2019 - 1/18/2019
    Greenville NC
    FP  MGT439  262
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    1/22/2019 - 1/23/2019
    Charlotte NC
    FP  MGT439  263
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    1/31/2019 - 2/1/2019
    Yakima WA
    FP  MGT439  264
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    2/4/2019 - 2/5/2019
    Sarasota FL
    FP  MGT439  266
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    2/6/2019 - 2/7/2019
    Fort Myers FL
    FP  MGT439  267
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    2/12/2019 - 2/13/2019
    Las Vegas NV
    FP  MGT439  268
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    2/13/2019 - 2/14/2019
    Hayden ID
    FP  MGT439  269

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 (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work.

Prerequisites

None. However, familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) via completion of study courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800 (or equivalents) is recommended

 

Course Completion Requirements

FEMA/SIDNumber
Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid

 

Topics

•Introduction to Pediatric Response+• Emergency Management (EM) Considerations+• Implications for Planning and Response+• Functional Access Needs Considerations+•Mass Sheltering+• Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce Resources +• Pediatric Reunification Considerations+• Pediatric Decontamination Considerations

Suggested Audience

   Community and Hospital-based Emergency Managers
   EMS Personnel
   Hospital Administration and Emergency Room Personnel
   Public Safety/ Public Health Personnel
   School Administrators
   MRC Personnel
   Private Sector
   Law Enforcement
   Disaster Response/ Relief Personnel
   County, State, and Federal personnel who respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event

 

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (800) 723-3811

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information

    DHS/FEMA
    As part of a Department of Homeland Security/ Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) funded Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement, this course is provided at no cost to your jurisdiction.
     
    Continuing Education Credits
    ENA continuing education credit is approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
    Course Delivery Dates
    Course delivery dates are at the discretion of the requesting agents or jurisdiction and must be consecutive.
    An interested jurisdiction/agency contacts their respective State Administrative Agency Training Point of Contact (SAA TPOC) to request a National Training and Education Division (NTED) instructor-led course. It is then at the SAA TPOC's discretion to approve or not approve the training request. If the SAA TPOC agrees to the training request, he/she contacts the training partner directly with information about the specific course to schedule, the number of participants interested in attending the course, and a listing of preferred dates.

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    Contact Information

    Juan Guerrero

    Training Manger
    Phone: (979) 862-1063 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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