Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness (MGT-439) (04-11-0439) - 001

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Brief Description
This course provides skills related to resource management of a disaster incident involving children
Full Description
This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work.

Course Objectives:
-Recognize the issues likely to arise within the pediatric population during disaster events.
-Describe relevant Emergency Management (EM) considerations when planning for the care and
management of the pediatric population following a disaster event.
-Describe considerations in a disaster event that are unique to the pediatric population, as well
as the impact of those considerations on planning and response efforts.
-Describe and discuss effective planning and preparation in addressing the requirements of the
functional access needs of the pediatric population in a disaster event.
-Describe relevant mass sheltering considerations when planning for the care and management
of the pediatric population following a disaster event.
-Apply pediatric-based triage systems, recognize the limitations of each system, and recognize
that disaster events may produce situations of scarce resources.
-Describe aspects of reunification planning that may be applied in a disaster event, with
emphasis on successfully reuniting the pediatric population with their families.
-Describe considerations for the decontamination process that take into account the needs of
the pediatric population.
-Apply the information obtained in this course by assessing information provided in a table-top
exercise.

Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes: community and hospital-based emergency managers, EMS personnel, hospital administration and emergency room personnel, public safety/public health personnel, school administrators, MRC personnel, disaster response/relief personnel, and county, state, or federal personnel who respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event.

Prerequsites:
You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please e-mail oem.training@dhses.ny.gov for further instructions.

The student needs to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID). This can be accomplished by registering at FEMA’s website.

Recommended Prerequisites:
IS0100: An Introduction to the Incident Command System
IS0200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
IS0700: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS0800: National Response Framework, An Introduction

Cost: There is no fee for the course. Food, lodging, and transportation costs are the responsibility of the participant.

Course Completion Requirements: Participants who actively participate and attend all course contact hours will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course."
Training Dates
10/25/2021 - 10/26/2021
Prerequisites
None Specified
Registration Dates
06/27/2021 - 10/04/2021
Available Seats
18
Hours
16h 0m
Fee
None Specified
Training Location
15 - Erie County
John R Oishei Children's Hospital- Coventus Building- Alford Auditorium
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203
Reporting Instructions
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dress is business casual.  
Signup Details
No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the students responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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