District 5 HPPC sponsored a CHEP, Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional Class, which was hosted at the Moore Restoration warehouse in Indianapolis. Thank you to Moore Restoration for lending us your facility. Good luck to the participate in the class.
IU Health Morgan hosted a CHEP, Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional, Certification Class, sponsored by District 5 Healthcare Preparedness Planning Committee, in which 9 participants were in attendance. Good luck on the test to those whom took the class. Thank you to IU Morgan for hosting the class.
District 5 Hospital Preparedness Planning Committee hosted a Critical Incident Stress Management Class, which educated 53 participants and presented them with continuing education certificates for the class. We would like to thank Moore Restoration for donating and allowing us to use their facility for the three day class.
District 5 HPPC hosted a CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) class last week. The class was taught by Kimble Richardson, M.S., LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, and Lindi Holt PhD, NREMT-P, NCEE and was very well received by 13 attendees. District 5 HPPC would like to send a special thanks to Moore Restoration for donating the use of their facility to hold the class, and for providing donuts and coffee every morning. Moore Restoration, also, graciously ended the three day class with lunch for everyone. Thank you so much Moore Restoration!
On February 10, 2017, District 5 Hospital Preparedness Planning Committee gathered 63 Coalition Partners together, including hospitals, health departments, Emergency Medical Associations, Emergency Medical Services, Indiana State Department of Health, Department of Homeland Security, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, and Long Term Care Facilities, for mass notification training. This training consisted of computer training on LiveProcess, a mass notification system that will be utilized to communicate with multiple agencies for collaboration during emergency situations.
“The District 5 Hospital Preparedness Planning Committee Inc. mission is to ensure all hospitals in Indiana District 5 develop, maintain, refine, and to the extent achievable, enhance the capacities and capabilities of their healthcare systems, and for exercising and improving preparedness plans for all –– hazards including pandemic influenza.”
The CEDP is a professional credential for those working in the public, private, and governmental positions related to emergency/disaster management.The CEDP certification program includes an eight-hour day of training and review for the exam. The 2.5 hour exam is then proctored on the second day. Subject matter addresses emergency planning, management, response, and mitigation concepts.