GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE | LT. GOV. KIM GUADAGNO | ACTING DIR. JARED MAPLES
NJOHSP OFFICE OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND PREPAREDNESS
Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness: TEEX (MGT-439) WHEN
January 30 – 31, 2018 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey (Training location will come by email)
DESCRIPTION The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, Monmouth County Sheriff, and the New Jersey Emergency Medical Services Taskforce (NJEMSTF) will be sponsoring a delivery of a two-day training course titled, “Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness" (MGT-439). The training will be delivered by the Texas Engineering Extension Service, a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium. There is no cost to attend this course. This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community basedincident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hand-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders.
REGISTRATION This course is for Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Law Enforcement, Health Care, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Citizen/Community Volunteer, Security and Safety. Sixteen continuing elective units (CEUs) will be awarded to New Jersey Emergency Medical Technicians. Continuing education credit is approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Spaces are limited and preregistration is required. For your convenience, an online registration is available at https://www.njhomelandsecurity.gov/calendar/2018teexmgt439mc. For further registration details, contact Michael Urbanski at [email protected]
or (609) 588-2128.