Washington State Emergency Management Division

*Canceled* MGT-409 Community Healthcare Planning and Response to Disasters

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - Friday, May 8, 2020

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Course Description

This course will provide medium- to high-level decision makers with comprehensive planning tools to mitigate impacts on communities during large-scale incidents. This course examines the need for collaboration among responders in a community-wide disaster response. The NCBRT will deliver training through a combination of facilitated discussion, hands-on training, and traditional classroom-style instruction. Recognizing that response to disasters differs by locale, the course is designed to be tailored based on local participant needs.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define concepts related to community healthcare and preparedness and examine what constitutes a disaster in a
    given community.
  • Define the components of a comprehensive plan for community-wide incident response.
  • Describe ethical and legal issues and discuss ways to plan and prepare for decision making during disasters and mass casualty incidents.
  • Assemble information regarding disaster resources and describe incident management and agency roles during a
  • Describe the means by which medical resources, facilities, decision making, and alternate care sites are used and
    modified during mass casualty incidents.
  • Using a fictitious scenario, analyze the impacts of a large-scale incident and integrate lessons learned from the course into this analysis.
  • Discuss and apply the components of an after-action report and examine the steps a community may take to return to
    post-incident normalcy.
  • Discuss the future of community healthcare preparedness.



Introduction to Incident Command System (IS100.b) or Introduction to Incident Command System for Healthcare/Hospitals (IS100.HCb)
ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (IS200) National Incident Management Systems: An Introduction
(IS700.a) Awareness and Response to Biological Events (AWR-118)



To access FEMA's Independent Study Courses, please follow this link: FEMA IS Courses

Target Audience
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
  • Security and Safety
  • Other

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 16


Kitsap County Emergency Operations Center
911 Carver Street
Bremerton, WA 98312
Click here for directions

Course Manager

Course Host:

Amy Anderson


Phone: 360-728-2265


Course Manager

Damaris Deschner Li


Phone: (253) 512-7049


This class is canceled!