The goal of this emergency and disaster preparation continuing education program is to teach healthcare professionals strategies to plan for disasters, either man-made or natural. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify the four components of disaster preparedness
- Describe how hospitals interact with the community to conduct a Hazard Vulnerability Assessment (HVA) and prepare an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)
- Discuss how to create an internal communications system, prepare a reserve foods list, meet hygiene needs, and create a manpower resource audit
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, occupational therapists and pharmacists.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 1000, 1070, 7000, 7060, 7140, 7180, 7190 and performance indicators of 2.1.1, 3.1.7, 4.1.1, 4.1.3, 4.2.1, 4.2.8, 7.1.1, 14.3.1, 14.3.2, 14.3.5.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.