Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness: TEEX (MGT-439)


  • Gloucester County, NJ

The Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will be instructing the 2-day course, "Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness" (MGT-439).

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

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 hand-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Law Enforcement, Health Care, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Citizen/Community Volunteer, Security and Safety.

REGISTRATION/POINT OF CONTACT

For questions or registration, please call the point of contact Gloucester County Emergency Medical Services at 856-307-7120.