FREE Hospital Evacuation Training (on-line) provided through the American College of Emergency Physicians
The American College of Emergency Physicians recently announced the release of its newest training, Hospital Evacuation: Principles and Practices. The training can be found at http://tinyurl.com/hospitalevacuation.
This one-hour course will take the healthcare participant through the stages of preparing for a facility evacuation. It begins by performing an assessment of possible vulnerabilities and the resources available to a facility. Next, the course walks the learner through the development of a functional plan for a healthcare facility, and identification of key personnel positions implemented when a facility evacuates and the roles and responsibilities of each. The course concludes by addressing recovery issues, both plan development and operational.