Community Healthcare Planning and Response to Disasters (MGT-409)

This course provides comprehensive planning tools to mitigate impacts on communities during large-scale incidents and examines the need for collaboration among responders in a community-wide disaster response. It is taught through a combination of facilitated discussion, hands-on training and traditional instruction. Recognizing that response to disasters differs by locale, the course can be tailored to local participant needs. Several activities rely on the varied expertise and experiences of the audience to provide information about their planning considerations and response roles.

Min/Max Enrollment: Min 24; Max 40

Hours: 16 (Direct Delivery)

Format: Instructor-Led Training (Direct Delivery)

DHS Course #: MGT-409

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Facility Requirements: Please view this document for facility requirements.

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Professional Disciplines

The audience should be integrated and must include participants from the following professional disciplines: Healthcare, Public Safety, Emergency Management, Public Health

The target audience for the Direct Delivery version of this course includes:

  • Healthcare provider administration
  • Fire departments
  • Hospital clinical leadership
  • Law enforcement
  • Hospital non-clinical supervisors
  • Public information officers
  • Hospital liaison officers
  • Public works directors
  • Hospital safety, emergency planning
  • Elected officials and emergency preparedness
  • Transportation administration
  • Mental health professionals
  • Schools
  • Home healthcare and hospice
  • Human services
  • Functional needs caretaker
  • Community health centers
  • Local, county and state public
  • Non-governmental and faith-based health departments
  • Veterinarians and veterinarian
  • Emergency management technicians organizations
  • Emergency medical services