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Course Description

AWR-900 - Framework for Healthcare Emergency Management (FRAME) (Program TT)

Note: This course was formerly known as Fundamentals of Healthcare Emergency Management [FUND]

This course is designed for personnel who are responsible for development, implementation, maintenance, and administration of emergency management plans for hospitals, clinics, community health centers, and other healthcare organizations. The course provides an overview of healthcare-oriented emergency management planning processes and stresses the need to coordinate these plans with local and regional emergency operation plans.  Course topics include standards and regulations, hazard vulnerability analysis, incident command, training and exercises, facility infrastructure, resource management, personal protective equipment, surge planning, ethics, risk communications, continuity of operations, disaster recovery, financial planning and reimbursement, and evacuation planning.

This course serves as a foundation for additional healthcare emergency management courses including B960-Healthcare Leadership and Administration Decision Making in Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Incidents course, L/B461-Hospital Emergency Response Training (HERT) for Mass Casualty Incidents (MCI) Train-the- Trainer (TTT), L/B970-IEMC/ Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS) and the Healthcare Master Exercise Practitioner Program (HCMEPP).

The course is intended for personnel responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, training, and exercise of healthcare institutional and/or corporate emergency operations plans. Participants also may include senior executives who have ultimate legal and fiduciary responsibility for emergency planning and operations, and State and local emergency management staff responsible for development, implementation, and coordination of community emergency response plans that include a health/medical interface.

How this course is offered:

This is a resident course delivered at the Nobel Training Center (NTC) in Anniston, Alabama.

Prerequisites & Other Information:
Recommended: IS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS), and IS-200, Incident Command System (ICS) for Single Resource and Inital Action Incidents.

Registration Information:

Step 1 (Obtain FEMA SID Number)

  • You will need a FEMA Student Identification (SID) number to apply for CDP training.
  • Visit the FEMA Student Identification website to register for or retrieve your FEMA SID number. Once you have your FEMA SID continue on to step 2.

Step 2 (Create CTAS Account)

Step 3 (Search and Select Offered Training)

  • Search for training on the Resident Training section of the CDP Website.
  • Click the “Register for this Program” button for the desired training program. You will be directed to the CDP Training Registration System (TRS) electronic application site.

Step 4 (Complete Application)

  • Log in to the CDP TRS with your FEMA SID number and password.
  • If you were directed to TRS from the CDP Website the training program/course information will be pre-populated. If a different program/course is desired, click the link to return to the training calendar.
  • Select up to three preferred training dates then review and complete all required information. Note: Once you have submitted an application in TRS the system will save and pre-populate your application with the information on your previously submitted application.
  • Click the “Review and Submit Application Now” button.

Step 5 (Review, Finalize and Submit Application)

  • Review summary of application and attach any required documents.
  • Click the “Submit Application” button. You and your supervisor will receive an email confirming your application was successfully submitted. You and your supervisor will receive auto-generated emails with application status updates throughout the remainder of the application process.
  • Your application will be processed by the respective State/Territory/Tribal Training Coordinator and CDP Regional Coordinator. Monitor your email and TRS for updates and application status.

Who to Contact

  • For training application and related questions or issues contact CDP Student Services at or 866-213-9553.
  • For log in, access and technical system questions or issues contact CDP Help Desk Support at or 866-213-9699. Hours of operation are Mon. – Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Central.
  • If you are unable to apply for CDP training via TRS and need an alternative to apply, contact your respective CDP Regional Coordinator.

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 32.00
Provider: Center for Domestic Preparedness
Disciplines: Public Health
Government Administration
Health Care
Emergency Management

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