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The focus of the Federally Qualified Health Center (Healthcare Center) – Learning Center is to provide the management and staff of the nations Healthcare Centers with easy access to numerous disaster planning, training and exercising resources.
These resources are designed to assist your Healthcare Center in preparing for, responding to and recovering from future disaster.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Emergency Preparedness Rule contains the set of requirements that all Healthcare Centers must adhere to in regards to disaster planning, response and recovery.
|CMS – Emergency Preparedness Rule|
|Emergency Preparedness Rule|
Access a series of internet based FEMA courses that Healthcare Center management and other appropriate staff members should participate.
|FEMA Independent Study Courses|
|IS-100.HCB: Introduction to the Incident Command System for Healthcare||Access|
|IS-100.HCA: Applying the Incident Command System to Healthcare Organizations||Access|
|IS-547.A: Introduction to Continuity of Operations||Access|
|IS-808: Emergency Support Function # 8 (ESF # 8) – Public Health||Access|
Access a series of internet based Healthcare Center exercise opportunities.
|Healthcare Center Exercise Opportunities|
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) – Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Policy Information Notices (PIN) # 2007-15, 2007-16 and 2014-05 contain guidelines for Healthcare Centers to follow regarding disaster preparedness, response and recovery.
|HHS / HRSA Requirements|
|Policy Information Notice # 2007-15|
|Policy Information Notice # 2007-16|
|Policy Information Notice # 2014-05|
These short training sessions are designed to provide a disaster preparedness, response and recovery learning opportunity for Healthcare Center management and staff.
Best Practice – Training Session Usage
Individual training sessions should be shared with Healthcare Center management and staff on a weekly basis. By asking employees to participate in a session each week your Healthcare Center will be able to maintain an enhanced level of disaster readiness.
Upon completing assigned sessions employees can request a certificate of participation. These certificates should then be added to employee personnel files.
Access a set of template e-mails that can be used to share and encourage management and staff to participate in selected training sessions.
|Virtual Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Training|
|Community Disaster Response Support|
|Point of Dispensing (POD) Operations||Access|
|Shelter Operations – Caring for People who Need Additional Assistance||Access|
|Shelter Operations – Functional Needs Support Services (FNSS)||Access|
|Shelter Operations – Special Medical Needs||Access|
|Incident Command / Management Systems|
|Incident Command System (ICS)||Access|
|Incident Command System (ICS) – Planning Cycle||Access|
|Hospital Incident Command System (HICS)||Access|
|Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) – An Introduction for Hospital Staff||Access|
|Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) – An Introduction for Physicians||Access|
|Office / Workplace Disaster Preparedness|
|Computer Security Tips for the Workplace||Access|
|Continuity of Operations (COOP)||Access|
|Cyber Security for the Workplace||Access|
|Disaster Preparedness for Businesses||Access|
|Disaster Preparedness for Small Businesses||Access|
|Emergency Building Evacuation||Access|
|Emergency Exit Routes and Fire Action Planning||Access|
|Fire Safety for the Workplace||Access|
|Hazard vs Risk||Access|
|How to Handle Bomb Threats||Access|
|How to Handle Suspicious Bio-Chemical Letters||Access|
|How to Inspect a Fire Extinguisher||Access|
|How to Use a Fire Extinguisher||Access|
|Influenza Pandemic Preparedness – Workplace||Access|
|Introduction to Becoming a Closed Point of Dispensing (POD)||Access|
|Mail Center Security||Access|
|Shelter In Place – Hazardous Materials – Workplace||Access|
|Strategic Risk in Disaster Planning||Access|
|Workplace Active Shooter Safety||Access|
|Workplace Tornado Safety||Access|
|Office / Workplace Disaster Response|
|Workplace Active Shooter Response||Access|
|Office / Workplace Disaster Recovery|
|Workplace Active Shooter Recovery||Access|
|Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Usage|
|Difference Between Respirators and Surgical Masks||Access|
|Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Usage||Access|
|Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Usage – Biological||Access|
|Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Usage – High Risk Healthcare Setting||Access|
|Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Usage – Low Risk Healthcare Setting||Access|
|Respirator Fit Testing||Access|
|Staff Personal / Family Preparedness, Response and Recovery|
|Personal / Family Disaster Preparedness||Access|
|Personal / Family Disaster Response||Access|
|Personal / Family Disaster Recovery||Access|
Access information on an intuitive internet based system to develop a COOP for your Healthcare Center.
|Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Development|
|Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Builder|
Throughout the United States local Emergency Management Agencies, Health Departments and Healthcare Coalitions conduct a wide range of FEMA’s on-site training. For a schedule of up-coming locally delivered training opportunities contact these agencies today.
|On-Site Training Opportunities|