The goal of this emergency and disaster preparation continuing education program is to teach dietitians, health educators, occupational therapists and pharmacists strategies to plan for disasters, either manmade or natural. After completing this exercise, 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 systems, prepare a reserve foods list, meet hygiene needs and create an available manpower resource audit
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, 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.
Gannett Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 1000, 1070, 7000, 7060, 7140, 7180, 7190
Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).