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HPP Weekly Update - March 26 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: TCAA Staff
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Request for Coalitions to Participate in the

Health Care Coalition Response Leadership Course


FY 2018 Course Offerings


ASPR’s National Healthcare Preparedness Program and FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) are seeking health care coalitions to participate in their jointly developed Health Care Coalition Response Leadership Course at the CDP’s campus in Anniston, Alabama.


 NEW FOR 2018


·         For nurses and physicians:   We anticipate Continuing Nursing Education and Continuing Medical Education Credits will be available for each course.


·         While we still require 9 participants (see details below) for each course, the 9th participant can represent any coalition member organization.


Course purpose. The purpose of the course is to provide instruction and practical experience in the best practice procedures for preparing and responding as a health care coalition leadership team to community and regional public health and medical emergencies.


Time commitment:   Five days:  one day travel to FEMA CDP Anniston, three days of instruction, one day travel from CDP Anniston.


Course instruction length:  3 days, 8 hours per day.


Location:  The course will be delivered in residence at FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama.


Class size:  Three coalitions with 9 participants per coalition, total of 27 participants. 


Target audience. The target audiences for this course are hospital leaders, emergency medical service leaders, public health, and emergency management leaders. 


To ensure an optimal student experience for the course, the 9 participants from each coalition should include representatives from the following disciplines:


·         Hospital Leaders (2 participants)

·         Emergency Medical Services Leaders (2 participants)

·         Emergency Management Leaders (2 participants)

·         Public Health Agency Leaders (2 participants)

·         A leader representing any of the coalition’s member organizations.  (1 participant)

·         At least one of the above 9 participants must be a nurse or physician


CostCourse participation is free for non –federal attendees.  Travel, lodging, and meals will be provided for non-federal participants who are registered through CDP for the course.  (Note there are rare exceptions to this.)


**Please see the attachment for more information. FY_2018_Request_for_Coaliti.docx

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