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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)  Wed. Jul 31, 2024 0800-1700 
Thu. Aug 01, 2024 0800-1700 
Location Piedmont Healthcare Preparedness Coalition/SMAT 500 Warehouse
315 Bethel Church Rd., Mocksville NC 27028 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access Yes
Offered By Piedmont Healthcare Preparedness Coalition 
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.
Equivalent Prerequisites
Target Audience Participants - Emergency Management - Public Works Management - Utility Management - Power Providers - Health Care and Hospital Management - Water Authorities - Hospital and Healthcare managers - Senior medical staff - Regulatory personnel - Health department personnel - Local emergency planning directors/managers - Emergency service managers/administrators - Emergency preparedness planning personnel 
Maximum Participants 80
# Open Seats 55
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