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: Monday, Oct 17, 2022, 8:00AM - 5:30PM
Emergency Operations Center
104 Fire Ridge Rd
Williamsburg, Iowa 52361
Course Description:
This is an eight-hour planning and management-level course. The purpose of this course is to ensure the safety of older adults, particularly those residing in assisted-living and nursing homes, and people with access and functional needs during a crisis event by increasing knowledge among community emergency planners in the area of pre-planning and preparedness. It is important to encourage outreach to the whole community so that everyone is aware that these individuals may require personalized care, transportation, shelter, and medical assistance that must be considered before the crisis occurs. This course focuses on the preparedness phase of emergency management. Topics covered include but are not limited to: • Review of Common Programs and Continuity Resources • Partnerships • Individual Considerations • Community Considerations • Care Provider Considerations • Preparedness and Response Tabletop Activity and Evaluation
Course Prerequisites:
All course participants must be U.S. citizens. Prior to attending this course, prospective students may attend or complete study regarding the following courses: • IS-0100.b—Introduction to Incident Command System • IS-0368—Including People With Disabilities and Others With Access and Functional Needs in Disaster Operations • IS-0200.b—ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents or • IS-0200.HCa—Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations
Course Target Audience:
Healthcare Other Public Health Public Safety Communications
Additional Information:
1) Parking on site. 2) Wifi access on site 3) Travel and meals are on your own 4) Must register on the RDPC website with your FEMA SID number Registration closes on October 5, 2022, minimum of 20 registrants to ensure the class will be held. Please follow the current CDC guidelines, and if you feel ill, have a temperature, or have a sore throat, stay home.
Event Dates:
10/17/2022 through 10/17/2022
Event Time:
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM each day
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Linda Burton
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