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MGT-439 - Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

The 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations.  This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.

TOPICS COVERED:
  • Introduction to Pediatric Response
  • Emergency Management Considerations
  • Implications for Planning and Response
  • Functional Access Needs Considerations
  • Mass Sheltering
  • Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce Resources
  • Pediatric Reunification Considerations
  • Pediatric Decontamination Considerations

Prerequisites & Other Information:
Students must have registered for their FEMA/SID number and bring a copy of their SID number to class.

Students can obtain their SID number at: cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.


Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 16.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: N/A
Disciplines: Education
Elected Official
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Government Administration
HazMat
Health Care
Human Services
Law Enforcement
Military
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works
Volunteer Organization


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