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MGT341-Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals & Healthcare Organizations within the Community Infrastructure (MGT341)

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.

Language English 
Date(s)  Tue. Aug 09, 2022 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
Wed. Aug 10, 2022 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
Location Charlotte Fire Headquarters
500 Dalton Avenue, Charlotte NC 28206 
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Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Region 
Primary Instructor FED, Direct Delivery 
Course Length 16 hours 
Course Hours 16 
Award Credentials
Equivalent Prerequisites
Target Audience Included in Course Description 

New requirements mandate that participants taking FEMA funded courses are to have a FEMA Student Identification number (FEMA SID#). It only takes 2-3 minutes to register by going to the following web page:  Students will be asked to provide their SID# when they arrive at the course to complete the registration.


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.


Maximum Participants 40
# Open Seats 32
# on Wait List 1   |   |  HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  Email NCEM TERMS Helpdesk   |  Email Healthcare TERMS Helpdesk