Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

MGT439 - 16.00 Hours


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    8/21/2018 - 8/22/2018
    Winder GA
    FP  MGT439  214
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    9/4/2018 - 9/5/2018
    Odessa TX
    FP  MGT439  238
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    9/11/2018 - 9/12/2018
    Loma Linda CA
    FP  MGT439  231
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    9/15/2018 - 9/16/2018
    South Sioux City NE
    FP  MGT439  220
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    9/18/2018 - 9/19/2018
    Daytona Beach FL
    FP  MGT439  247
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    10/2/2018 - 10/3/2018
    Goldsby OK
    FP  MGT439  248
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    10/11/2018 - 10/12/2018
    Orange Beach AL
    FP  MGT439  249
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    10/20/2018 - 10/21/2018
    North Platte NE
    FP  MGT439  250
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    10/23/2018 - 10/24/2018
    Greenville SC
    FP  MGT439  251

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 to get the latest schedule.


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.


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

Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class. Register online:



•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

    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.



    Contact Information

    Juan Guerrero

    Training Manger
    Phone: 9798621063 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900
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