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Pediatric Disaster Responce and Emergency Preparedness Course


  • Horizons Conference Center 6200 State Street Saginaw, MI, 48603 United States (map)

The 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations. This two-day course that will be held from 8:00AM to 5:00PM each day addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.

Topics Include

·   Introduction to Pediatric Response

·   Emergency Management (EM) Considerations

·   Implications for Planning and Response

·   Functional Access Needs Considerations

·   Mass Sheltering

·   Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce Resources

·   Pediatric Reunification Considerations

·   Pediatric Decontamination Considerations

Target Audience

·   Community and Hospital based Emergency Managers

·   EMS Personnel

·   Hospital Administration and Emergency Room Personnel

·   Public Safety / Public Health Personnel

·   School Administrators

·   MRC Personnel

·   Private sector

·   Law Enforcement

·   Disaster response/relief personnel

·   County, State, and Federal personnel who respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event  

Prerequisites: All registrants must obtain a FEMA SID Number and provide that number the day of the course

Registration: Registration for this event will open December 2, 2019 on MITRAIN

Earlier Event: March 10
Region 3 Advisory Meeting