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MGT-341 - Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations

Learn how hospitals and healthcare organizations are vulnerable to a disaster. Participants will be introduced to the various natural, technological, and civil hazards to which hospitals and healthcare organizations may be vulnerable and the potential impacts of those hazards.

Federal guidelines and legislation that serve to aid in the preparedness for, and response to, incidents involving these hazards are discussed, as are current emergency management standards for the hospital community.

Participants review response and recovery issues that should be addressed by medical facilities and organizations in preparation for a large-scale incident, including identification of critical resources necessary for response and recovery.


• Threats to Public Services

• Mitigation

• Disaster Planning and Management

• Disaster Response

• Disaster Recovery

• Public Information


• Hospital and healthcare industry managers

• Department heads, directors, assistant directors and senior medical staff

• Personnel responsible for, or contributing to, emergency preparedness planning

• Regulatory personnel

• Public health or health department personnel

• Mental health managers and personnel

• Nursing home managers

• Local emergency management directors/managers

• Emergency services managers/administrators

Prerequisites & Other Information:

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 16.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: N/A
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Health Care
Public Health

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