MGT 439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness Program   

This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) via completion of study courses IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, and IS-800 (or equivalents) is recommended

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

Seats Remaining: 23

Begin Date: 4/1/2020

End Date: 4/2/2020

Time: 8:00 AM--5:00 PM

NIACC (North Iowa Area Community College) Activity Center Room 101 500 College Drive
Mason City
Iowa - 50401

Additional Information:

1) Students must have a FEMA SID Number prior to class. To register for a SID# online: 2) All registrants will also be required to register on the TEEX portal: as this will generate your tests (if applicable) and how you will receive your course certificate. 3) All travel and meals will be on your own, adequate time for lunch will be provided.