Framework for Healthcare Emergency Management (FRAME)
FRAME is a four-day, 32-hour course that provides healthcare personnel with a foundation of knowledge in healthcare emergency management. The course includes lectures on standards, regulations, organizations affecting healthcare entities, the integration of government agencies and stakeholders, disaster preparedness planning, staffing and personnel, emergency management issues for healthcare, PPE and decontamination, evacuation, isolation and quarantine, ethical issues, financial issues, public affairs, drills and exercises, and training. Small exercises are conducted in hazard vulnerability assessment, managing medical surge, and developing a SOCO. The final exercise provides an opportunity to apply a majority of the fundamental principles learned in the course. Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program:
- Identify the important regulatory, accrediting, and standard-setting organizations/agencies for healthcare emergency management
- Assess a healthcare facility’s threats, risks, and vulnerabilities, both internal and external, and complete a Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA)
- Identify ethical issues healthcare personnel may face in a disaster, including treatment, tracking and disclosure of patient information, patient diversion, alternate care facilities, and mass fatality management
- Illustrate strategies that can be used to manage surge during a disaster response
- Recognize the four levels of personal protective equipment (PPE) and selection factors associated with each level
- Describe a comprehensive exercise program
Offered on four consecutive Wednesdays in 2016. You must attend all 4 sessions.
October 26th, November 2nd, November 9th, and November 16th
Important: Prior to registering you MUST register for a FEMA Student ID using a personal email address.
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Location: The Dolan Center
284 Pulaski Road
Huntington, NY 11740
Audience: All Health System Administrators, Directors, and Managers who may be involved in responding to, or managing an incident, weather planned or incidental.
Class Size: 20–30 students
Class Duration: 32 hours
CEUs:Nursing through Alabama Board of Nursing (nurses only) 32 continuing Medical Education Credits through University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Questions: Please contact Glenn Schaefering at 516-465-3062