Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within the Community Infrastructure
Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within the Community Infrastructure brings together those individuals from the hospital and healthcare community who are responsible for ensuring the resiliency of healthcare services during a high consequence or catastrophic event within a jurisdiction. Through a focus on preparedness processes and activities, this course provides an opportunity for participants to acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to help them ensure the sustainability of their facilities and organizations during all types of disasters.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Define preparedness
- Discuss the three types of hazards Identify weapons of mass destruction categories.
- Identify the community's potential hazards.
- Describe medical injuries associated with different hazards Describe the preparedness components of the National Incident Management System NIMS),the National Response Framework (NRF), and the National Preparedness Guidelines (NPG).
- Discuss preparedness assessment using the Target Capability List.
- Describe the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) and its relationship to the healthcare community. Identify Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources (CIKR) components that would affect the
public health and healthcare infrastructure sector.
- Explain the concept of comprehensive emergency management.
- Discuss all-hazards emergency planning. Identify components of a Hospital Emergency Operations Plan.
- Describe training and exercise processes. Explain development of a Continuity of Operations Plan.
- Describe two types of recovery phases.
- Identify key components in healthcare recovery preparedness planning Identify special considerations to be addressed in recovering from a large-scale disaster event.
- Explain the concept of medical surge as an indicator of preparedness.
- Discuss the four key components of medical surge.
- Describe the features of a hospital surge checklist.
How This Course is Offered:
Prerequisites & Other Information:
Delivered onsite at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction. To learn more or schedule a delivery, contact Francis L. Melton |Training Manager Francis.Melton@teex.tamu.edu (979).845.1161
Participants are encouraged to take the online course IS 100, IS 200, and IS 700a from http://training.fema.gov/IS/ prior to attending this course
AWR-160 at https://teex.org/Pages/Class.aspx?course=AWR160&courseTitle=WMD/Terrorism%20Awareness%20for%20Emergency%20Responders
No tuition is charged.
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||Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within the Community Infrastructure||Harlingen Medical Center|
5501 South Expressway 77
Harlingen, TX 78550
11/01/2018 - 11/02/2018