Emergency Preparedness Training for Staff Emergency Preparedness Training
for Long-Term Care Staff
(2 hours)

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Product Detailed Description
Audience: Staff of Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities

(Note: For Maryland Assisted Living Staff, refer to the course listing for a course approved specifically in Maryland.)
Introduction: Long-term care residents depend on staff to protect them in a disaster or other emergency. This in-depth series covers every aspect of emergency planning and preparedness. The training includes detailed information and tips related to:
  • Sheltering in place and evacuating;
  • Identifying hazards that can affect a long-term care facility;
  • Responding to fires, tornadoes, winter storms, floods, earthquakes, hazardous materials, missing residents, pandemics, workplace violence, floods, hurricanes/tropical storms, and wildfires;
  • Caring for residents during an emergency; and
  • Handling resident and caregiver stress in an emergency.

Course Topics: In this program, you will learn about:
  • The Need for Emergency Planning
  • Concepts and Strategies
  • Hazards and Emergencies
  • Caring for Residents in an Emergency

Course Authors: This course was written by Susan S. Harrington, MS, PE as part of a research grant funded by the National Institute on Aging. The curriculum was developed by an interdisciplinary team of experts including: Joseph Barbera, M.D., Co-Director of the George Washington University Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management; Bruce Binder, MPH, CEM, CBCP, Emergency management/Disaster planning consultant; Claire Cole, MA, Nurse educator; Nick Mason, MS, Licensed LTC Administrator, and Ann Meador, MA, Co-chair of the Southeast Texas Hurricane Task Force. The CBT program was developed by Harrington Software Associates, Inc, and funded by grant NIA 2R44AG029692, Preparing Long-Term Care Facilities for Natural and Man-Made Disasters.


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