Disaster Preparedness for Healthcare Organizations within the Community Infrastructure brings together individuals from the healthcare community who are responsible for ensuring the resiliency of healthcare services during high consequence or catastrophic events with a jurisdiction. Through a focus of 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 continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation 190131-TX-CR-2 (15.30 contact hrs.) and Texas DSHS/EMS #101828 & NREMT (13 hrs.)
FEMA Student ID Requirement
Prior to course delivery, all participants are required to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID).
This can be accomplished by registering at FEMA’s website.
Participants must complete enrollment information through the TEEX student portal MGT341.
Participants are also encouraged to have completed IS-100PWb, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800.
These courses can be found online at: http://training.fema.gov/IS/NIMS.aspx
Topics: Participant Audience:
• Threats to the Community • Managers and healthcare managers/Health department personnel
• Fundamentals of Preparedness • Department heads, directors, assistant directors, and senior medical staff
• Preparing the Response • Healthcare providers/Emergency service managers/administrators
• Preparing the Recovery • Local emergency planning directors/managers/Emergency planning personnel
• Assessing Your Preparedness • Regulatory personnel