Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives

Trainings

G 489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on October 29, 2019 - 10:59am

Course Description:
This one day course covers the skills and planning considerations that are required to manage large numbers of people who are not affiliated with an experienced relief organization, but who want to help in disasters. The course will discuss the benefits that spontaneous volunteers can bring to relief efforts and the challenges they may bring if not coordinated effectively.

Target Audience: Emergency Managers and voluntary organizations responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers.

 

Psychological First Aid - Ames, IA

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on October 9, 2019 - 10:36am

Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an emerging intervention that can be used during the immediate response phase of any critical incident or disaster. The primary objectives of PFA are to promote safety, create calm, connect to others,
self-efficacy and instill hope. By completing this training, participants will be able to: recognize opportunities to use PFA, demonstrate active listening skills, normalize psychological reactions as appropriate, teach stress management

Human Trafficking Awareness Training

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on September 30, 2019 - 8:17am

Human Trafficking exists, but does it actually occur in Iowa? This training will provide information on how to identify it and local resources available to assist.

Target audience is law enforcement; however, all professionals working with victims of crime are welcome to attend.

Link to register for the 6th: https://ileatraining.org/EBForms.aspx?EBID=1766&EBType=R&RefID=&AspxAuto...

Human Trafficking Awareness Training

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on September 30, 2019 - 8:14am

Human Trafficking exists, but does it actually occur in Iowa? This training will provide information on how to identify it and local resources available to assist.

Target audience is law enforcement; however, all professionals working with victims of crime are welcome to attend.

Link to register for the 6th: https://ileatraining.org/EBForms.aspx?EBID=1766&EBType=R&RefID=&AspxAuto...