MGT-439: Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

MGT-439: Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

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.

Topics

  • Introduction to Pediatric Response
  • Emergency Management (EM) 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

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Event Information

Event Date 01-25-2023 8:00 am
Event End Date 01-26-2023 5:00 pm
Capacity 50
Registered 0
Available Place 50
Individual Price FREE
Location Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center

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