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2019 Quad Cities Regional Disaster Conference

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Participants in this full day event, will gain insight from experts in the field as they discuss lessons learned from   actual events and response efforts. Presentations will provide firsthand information to first responders, support agencies, businesses and non-profits, community partners, and elected officials who will be   responding, managing and recovering from a large scale disaster. This program is a collaboration of the Iowa Region 5A Health Care Coalition, Rock Island & Scott County Emergency   Management Agencies, Rock Island & Scott County Health Departments, Genesis Health System, UnityPoint Health-Trinity, US Army Garrison Rock Island  Arsenal, American Red Cross, Rock Island  County Medical Reserve Corps, Community  Foundations of the Great River Bend, Scott County Emergency Communication Center, and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges.

By the end of the program, participants should be able to:
1.   Build community partnerships to support health preparedness, and be integrated into the          jurisdictions' all-hazards emergency plans;
2.   Identify and engage community partners in response to foster public health, medical and
mental/behavioral health, in a community before, during, and after an incident;
3.   Identify and engage community partners in response to foster resource development in a community before,  during, and after an incident;
4.   Determine risks to the health of the jurisdiction by identifying potential hazards, vulnerabilities, and risks in the community infrastructure;
5.   Increase their  knowledge and ability to work collaboratively to prepare for, withstand, and recover from public health incidents;
6.   Develop, coordinate and disseminate information, alerts, warnings and notifications specific to incident type;
7.   Notify and assemble key public information personnel to provide information to the public during and after an incident;
8.   Identify businesses and not-for profit agencies whom serve the community, including vulnerable populations, and work together to plan, respond, and recover from disasters;
9.   Identify ways to incorporate the National Weather Service into your planning; 
10.   Understand the importance of critical incident stress management;
11.   Explain how current trends in healthcare are causing programs associated with preventing disease overlap;
12.   Define the roles of Biosafety and Infection Prevention professionals;
13.   Summarize lessons learned from diseases of high consequence;
14.   Identify issues and stumbling blocks associated with real time public information messaging during emergencies.
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Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Site - Bettendorf

Instructor Staff 



Please read:  This class is for 5.5 hours CE Registration closes March 25, 2019; NO Late Registrations Allowed; NO Walk-ins



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/2/2019 - 4/2/2019 Weekly - Tue 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM Bettendorf, Site - Bettendorf  Map, Room: Site Instructor Staff