In Case of Emergency: Surviving and Serving During a Disaster - RD46

In Case of Emergency: Surviving and Serving During a Disaster

by Jane Heetderks-Cox, MS, RD, LD
RD46
(4.3 / 103 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

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Summary:

Do not be caught unprepared during the unexpected. Natural disasters are more common than we think and can strike at any moment. Healthcare and food service professionals as well as the staff they manage must be ready to jump in with both feet when floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and the like threaten their community. This course will equip food service professionals with the knowledge and resources necessary to conduct disaster-planning activities in their hospitals, healthcare facilities, or schools. The goal of this course is to discuss how healthcare and food service professionals can use strategies to plan for disasters, either man-made or natural.

Objectives:

After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the four components of disaster preparedness.
  • Describe how hospitals and schools interact with the community to conduct a Hazard Vulnerability Assessment (HVA) and prepare an Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).
  • Describe the role and activities of food service authorities during a disaster.
  • Discuss how to create an internal communications system, prepare a reserve foods list, meet hygiene needs, and create a manpower resource audit.
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, laboratory professionals, occupational therapists and pharmacists.
 
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials. This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 1000, 1070, 7000, 7190 and performance indicators of 3.1.7, 4.1.3, 4.2.1, 14.3.5.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 6/19/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 12/3/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/3/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

If this course is approved by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition, this course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Brian B - Oxford, OH  ·  Dec 03, 2019
lots to think about in a disaster
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Susan O - Chittenango , NY  ·  Jun 27, 2019
Informative and understandable!
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Katrina J - Oakland, CA  ·  Mar 05, 2019
A good overview, but since I work at a hospital it would be nice to have more technical tips
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Joseph A - Kings Park, NY  ·  Feb 02, 2019
Essential for all workers in healthcare systems, especially foodservice departments.
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Linda R - Manteca, CA  ·  Jan 30, 2019
Even a highly experienced person will pick up new ideas. Well worth the time to take it. It has wonderful links to more information and great planning tools.
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