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Hospital Evacuation/Shelter In Place (SIP) Course
Tue, May 9, 2017, 8:00 AM – Wed, May 10, 2017, 5:00 PM PDT
Coursework is designed to both educate and train hospital personnel in the skills needed to successfully plan, determine tactics (full/partial, SIP) and execute an evacuation of a healthcare facility. Hospital Evacuation/SIP response is discussed in the contexts of the Hospital Emergency Operations Plan, Incident Management Team/Hospital Incident Command System organizational structure.
This course is also relevant to community response partners as it introduces terms and definitions used across agencies and organizations including State of Washington evacuation policies and guidance. In addition to didactics, the case-study portion of the training provides hands-on training and group scenario events. This course is designed specifically for the management of a hospital evacuation or SIP disaster event. The program focuses on incident planning and mitigation, personal provider safety, patient safety, risk management issues, multi-agency coordination, incident command, and evacuation operational procedures.
This course is appropriate for hospital emergency coordinators, Hospital Administration; Safety Managers; Hospital Emergency Response Team; Emergency Department (ED) staff; Security staff; Physicians; Physician Assistants; Nurses; Emergency Medical Services; Fire Fighters, Emergency Managers.
- Develop a baseline understanding how to plan for a hospital Evacuation/SIP
- Describe critical Evacuation and SIP preparedness concepts and strategies for hospitals
- Identify and evaluate the medical consequences of a facility Evacuation/SIP
- Outline a notification system for activating an Evacuation/SIP
- Define roles and responsibilities for Evacuation/SIP personnel
- Identify evacuation procedures and tools for patient triage and tracking
There are no prerequisites for participating in this course. However, FEMA ICS 100 and 700 certifications are encouraged.
Participants are welcome to use St. Luke's cafeteria or bring a lunch.