Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations within the Community Infrastructure: Protecting the critical infrastructure of the United States is essential to the Nation’s security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life. Hospitals and healthcare organizations are part of the critical infrastructure as identified in the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). This course brings together those individuals from the hospital and healthcare community who are responsible for ensuring the resiliency of healthcare services during a high-consequence or catastrophic event within a jurisdiction. Focusing on preparedness processes and activities, this course provides hospital and healthcare personnel an opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to help them ensure the sustainability of their facilities and organizations during all types of disasters.
• Managers and healthcare managers/Health department personnel
• Department heads, directors, assistant directors and senior medical staff
• Regulatory personnel
• Local emergency planning directors/managers/ Emergency preparedness planning personnel
• Healthcare providers/Emergency service managers/administrators
• Participants completing this course will receive 1.6 CEU from IACET
• The Emergency Nurses Association has approved the course for 15.25 contact hours.
Registration is FREE. Please contact: Shannon E. Smith, Management Coordinator.
Email: Shsmith@mhsystem.org Phone: 740-374-5758 / 740-434-8546 Fax #: 740-376-5073