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Disaster Preparedness For Hospitals & Healthcare Orgs Within The Community

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Cook County Emergency Operations Center

15900 S Cicero

Oak Forest, IL 60452

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The Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Within The Community Infrastructure course provides information specific to hospitals and organizations vulnerability to a disaster. During this FEMA sponsored course, 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.

Class runs from 8:00 to 5:00 each day

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


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