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Course Details

Disaster Preparedness for Healthcare Organizations within the Community Infrastructure
NTED Course Number MGT-341
Length 16.00 hours
Delivery Mobile (Non-Resident)
Level Management and Planning
Continuing Education Credits 1.60
This course brings together individuals from the healthcare community who are responsible for ensuring the resiliency of healthcare services during high consequence or catastrophic events within a jurisdiction. Through a focus on preparedness processes and activities, this course provides an opportunity for participants to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to help them ensure the sustainability of their resources, facilities, and organizations during all types of disasters.
This course introduces the fundamentals of preparedness frameworks for healthcare organizations and the community. It provides discussion of preparedness assistance, and explains the reliance on interdependencies healthcare organizations may have. This course identifies strategies for business continuity, preparedness initiatives, and resource management strategies and tools available for response planning.
This course will allow participants to practice assessing threats to the healthcare infrastructure of their own communities by using structured threat assessment processes. They will identify types of disasters, the health effects, and vulnerability assessments. The Kaiser Permanente Hazard Vulnerability Analysis will be used.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the fundamental preparedness frameworks for healthcare organizations and the community.
2. Practice assessing threats to the healthcare infrastructure in their community through structured threat assessment processes.
3. Determine preparations for response to incidents affecting the community and healthcare organizations.
4. Determine preparations for the recovery from incidents affecting the community and healthcare organizations.
5. Assess the preparedness of healthcare organizations, within the context of the community, using medical surge as a model.
NTED Prerequisites
Other Prerequisites
Successful completion of IS-100, IS-200, and IS-700 are expected, but not required. Completion of IS-800 is also recommended.
Target Audience
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Healthcare, Information Technology, Law Enforcement, Other, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Public Works, Transportation Security
Mission Areas and Core Capabilities
Prevent   -  Planning
Mitigate  -  Operational Coordination
Mitigate  -  Planning
Mitigate  -  Risk and Disaster Resilience Assessment
Mitigate  -  Threats and Hazard Identification
Prevent   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Prevent   -  Operational Coordination
Protect   -  Operational Coordination
Protect   -  Planning
Protect   -  Physical Protective Measures
Protect   -  Risk Management for Protection Programs and Activities
Recover   -  Operational Coordination
Recover   -  Planning
Recover   -  Health and Social Services
Recover   -  Infrastructure Systems
Respond   -  Operational Coordination
Respond   -  Planning
Respond   -  Public and Private Services and Resources
Training Certificate
Training Partner's Certificate of Completion
Contact Information
Disaster Preparedness for Healthcare Organizations within the Community Infrastructure
TEEX Infrastructure Training and Safety Institute

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