MGT-439: Pediatric Disaster Response & Emergency Preparedness
Course Date(s) & Times:
- Thursday, June 22nd – 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
- Friday, June 23rd – 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Course Description: This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work.
Target Audience: Community and Hospital based Emergency Managers; EMS Personnel; Hospital administration and Emergency Room, ICU, PICU and NICU personnel; Public Safety / Public Health personnel; School nurses, Administrators and Emergency Planners; MRC personnel; Private sector; Law Enforcement (LE); Disaster response / relief personnel; Local, County, State, Tribal and Federal personnel who respond to a disaster event
Course Prerequisites (Mandatory): Must obtain and possess a FEMA/SID Number, bring copy of the SID number to class. Register for FEMA/SID number at GET A FEMA SID
* Course Prerequisites (Recommendations): Familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) via completion of study courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700 and IS-800 (or equivalents)
Location: Northampton County EOC – 100 Gracedale Avenue, Nazareth, PA 18064 (Directions/Map)
Online Registration: Go to TEEX (MGT-439), login and register for course
Additional Information: Lunch shall be provided to attendees
* Comments, questions or concerns please contact EM Operations & Training Manager Mr. Michael A. Rampulla at email@example.com or call 610-746-3194 x3229.
** Course offering funded by the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium