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Disaster Preparedness For Hospitals And Healthcare Organizations Within The Community Infrastructure
This is a free training program for those involved in protecting healthcare facilities of any size withing their respective communities.

I have 50 seats available. Please pass this on to anyone it applies to. (Police, Fire, EMS, Emergency Mangers, Hospital Security & Hospital Staff)

You will need a FEMA SID to attend - get one here: Register for your FEMA SID

The dates are Monday November 23 to Tuesday November 24
Classes will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuition is free on a first-come, first-serve basis for those who are qualified to attend.

Sign up is here: Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within the Community Infrastructure - Burlington - January 2015

Full class description: TEEX.org
Disaster Preparedness For Hospitals And Healthcare Organizations Within The Community Infrastructure

TEEX.org

Description
Learn how hospitals and healthcare organizations are vulnerable to a disaster. 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.

Prerequisite
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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
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
Education Credits
  • 1.50 CEUs
  • 15.25 hours - Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
Contact Information

OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (800) 723-3811 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]
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.

Sign up here: Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within the Community Infrastructure - Burlington - January 2015
 
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