Web-based course prepares educators for mass-casualty incidents

The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers a three-hour, web-based training that provides leading practices and resources to assist elementary and secondary schools, institutions of higher education and houses of worship in developing emergency plans. The training, titled “Preparing for Mass-Casualty Incidents: A Guide for Schools, Higher Education and Houses of Worship,” will help audiences prepare for, respond to and recover from mass-casualty incidents.

This interactive course is available at your convenience and at no cost.

At the close of the course, participants will be able to identify key considerations and strategies for preparing for mass-casualty incidents, including:

  • Understanding the threats and challenges
  • Establishing planning processes
  • Assessing and mitigating vulnerabilities
  • Establishing response procedures
  • Planning for recovery
  • Staying prepared

Upon completion of the course, participants will receive 0.3 continuing education units (CEUs).

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