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Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals & Healthcare Organizations within the Community Infrastructure (MGT-341)

Learn how hospitals and healthcare organizations are vulnerable to a disaster. 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. 

The primary target audience for this course is hospital and healthcare managers, personnel responsible for, or contributing to emergency preparedness training, regulatory personnel, public health personnel, mental health managers and personnel, nursing home managers, local emergency management directors/managers, and emergency services managers/administrators.

Date(s)  Tue. Aug 30, 2022 0800-1700 
Wed. Aug 31, 2022 0800-1700 
Location Forsyth Tech Transportation Technology Center
4255 N. Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem NC 27105 
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Building/Room Room 207 
Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By Forsyth County 
Primary Instructor FED, Direct Delivery 
Course Length  
Course Hours 16 
Award Credentials
Prerequisites It is recommended but not required that the participants take IS 100, IS 200, IS 700 courses prior to the training. This can be located online at no cost to the participant at This will bring up the Independent Study courses site. Participants can scroll down and select the recommended courses.
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