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Florida Week 2019
March 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until April 6, 2019
Florida Week 2019 Syllabus: Florida Week 2019 at CDP
March 31 – April 6, 2019
The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Preparedness and Response is pleased to announce confirmation of the second Florida Week at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.
In partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), this dedicated week offers an invaluable opportunity to public health, health care coalition and emergency response partners of Florida at the CDP’s state-of-the-art national training facility. Up to 140 students may attend identified courses during this week-long training and culminating “capstone” exercise in a no-fault environment, gaining skill in public health emergency response and sharing experiences and knowledge. The CDP is the only training hospital in the U.S. dedicated solely to preparing health care, public health and emergency response professionals for mass-casualty incidents related to terrorism or natural disasters.
Florida Week 2019 will host three courses for participants to choose from. The deadline to apply is January 31, 2019.
Target audience Hospital executives and administration; Mid-level management; Patient service groups; Emergency Department staff; Physical Plant Operations Group; Security / Law
Enforcement; Emergency Medical Services; Public Health Group and Ancillary health care provider groups
Prerequisites and Requirements To be eligible for the course, the student must successfully complete the following FEMA online courses:
- AWR-160, WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders
- IS-100.c, Introduction to Incident Command System for Healthcare/Hospitals
- IS-200.HCa, Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations
- IS-700.a, National Incident Management System, an Introduction
- IS-800.B, National Response Framework, an Introduction
- Recommended completion of ICS-300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
Application and attendance at Florida Week 2019 is at no cost whatsoever to approved local, state, private or volunteer response team members, or to their agencies/organizations. The CDP Travel office arranges each student’s airfare, ground transportation, on-site accommodations and meals to ensure a positive, seamless experience. Please see the CDP’s Travel Information webpage for additional details and the CDP Student Handbook.
Florida Contact: Training, Education and Exercise Section, Bureau of Preparedness and Response, 850-245-1541, PHMP.TrainEX@flhealth.gov