EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND SAFETY
A three-part webinar series
developed by the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Gerontology in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services
for professional caregivers working in Adult Day Care settings.
At the end of this training, participants should be able to:
- Define Emergency Preparedness
- Develop/Review an Emergency Preparedness Plan
- Develop an awareness of challenges posed by different emergency situations
- Present potential measures to meet these challenges
- Review physical & mental challenges posed by ADCC Participants
- Practice developing emergency plans to meet ADCC Standards while incorporating Person Centered Care.
To register and pay by credit card, click here.
Cost: $15 per person
Certificates will be available upon attending Part I, reviewing online Parts II, III, IV and passing a quiz on the four-part series.
Review additional information in the FAQ to the right.
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Videos showcased in Part II:
Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning Related Websites
National Incident Management System (NIMS): www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): www.fema.gov
FEMA Earth Quake Exercise: www.fema.gov/pdf/privatesector/fema_nle_2011_ttx_earthquake.pdf
Violence in the work place: Canada Occupational Health www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/psychosocial/violence.html
CDC- Earthquake Preparedness Supplies: emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/earthquakes/supplies.asp
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): www.noaa.gov
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS): www.hhs.gov
HHS Flu Website: www.flu.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: www.fda.gov
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov
U.S. Department of Homeland Security: www.ready.gov
American Red Cross: www.redcross.org
Cleaning and Sanitizing with Bleach after an Emergency: www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/bleach.asp
Hand Hygiene in Emergency Situations: www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/handwashing.asp
Food Safety Office, CDC: www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/
Virginia Department of Fire Programs: www.vafire.com
Virginia Department of Emergency Management: www.vaemergency.gov
Virginia Department of Health: www.vdh.virginia.gov
Virginia Department of Social Services: www.dss.virginia.gov