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
When: Wednesday, Sep 21, 2022, 4:30PM - 8:30PM


Course Description:
Senior Citizens are particularly vulnerable to natural hazards. This will enhance the awareness of vulnerability factors associated with senior citizens.
Course Prerequisites:
Course Target Audience:
senior care providers, shelter coordinators, facility planners, home health agencies, emergency managers, public health, first responders
Additional Information:
This is a virtual course offering from NDPTC
Registration Information:

Point of Contact

Stephen Hughes
Phone Number:
(515) 725-3201
Email Address: