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Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness (MGT-439)

May 8 @ 8:00 am - May 9 @ 5:00 pm

MGT 439 Pediatric Brochure 2018

UPDATE: THIS CLASS IS FULL AND CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION   (This is a FREE 2 day training and will require participation both days. Lunch will be provided both days)

This training is being offered through Homeland Security, District II.

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.

Prerequisite

None. However, 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) is recommended

Requirements

FEMA/SIDNumber
Students must register and bring a copy of their SID
(Participants within our region will be given priority registration)

Details

Start:
May 8 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 9 @ 5:00 pm

Organizer

Jenny Holden
Email:
jenny.holden@knoxcounty.org

Venue

Jubilee Banquet Facility
6700 Jubilee Center Way
Knoxville, TN 37912 United States
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Website:
www.jubileebanquet.com