Maryland Staff Emergency Disaster TrainingMaryland: Emergency/Disaster Planning
for Assisted Living - UPDATE AND NEW HIRE
(2 hours) - Approvals: MD OHCQ

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Product Detailed Description
Audience: Maryland Assisted Living Facilities (Note: We have a different course for new Maryland Managers. See the course listing.)
  • Maryland – Approved by OHCQ for Assisted Living

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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