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Responding to Weather Emergencies and Natural Hazards

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Responding to Weather Emergencies and Natural Hazards

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SAFE103

The information here is designed to provide a general guide to what needs to be done during a particular disaster.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Understand the Importance of an Emergency Plan and Supplies
  • Understanding of the Response for Each Disaster In Order to Care for Your Client
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$15.99

Responding to Weather Emergencies and Natural Hazards Info:

Course Description

This 1 hour course is designed to provide a general guide to what needs to be done during a particular disaster.

Course Objectives

Depending on where you live, the emergencies you may encounter will vary. Gathering a general understanding of the response for each disaster will equip you with the necessary tools to creatively and effectively care for your clients. After completing this lesson, the student will be able to: define natural hazards and provide examples; understand the importance of an emergency plan and supplies; react properly to various weather emergencies and natural hazards; be prepared for weather emergencies.

Course Outline

  • Weather Emergencies and Natural Hazards
  • Natural Hazards
  • Emergency Plan and Supplies
  • FEMA
  • Snow or Ice Storm
  • Extreme Heat
  • Lightning
  • Tornadoes and Hurricanes
  • Earthquakes
  • Flooding
  • Be Prepared
  • Community plans and supplies
  • Help from FEMA
  • Snow or Ice
  • Food preparations
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Keeping clients safe
  • Protecting pipes and plumbing
  • Conserving heat
  • Extreme Heat
  • Considering families and spouses
  • Helping seniors cope
  • Signs of heat-induced illness
  • Lightning
  • Tornadoes and Hurricanes
  • Warnings and watches
  • What to do
  • Earthquakes
  • What to do
  • Prevention and preparation
  • Aftershocks
  • Staying indoors: steps to take
  • Procedures if you are outdoors
  • Flooding
  • Listen for warnings
  • Drinking water
  • Preparing for weather emergencies


Instructor

Sharon K. Brothers, MSW

Sharon Brothers has been involved in education, writing, management and consulting for a wide range of care-related programs and services. She is currently CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) which encompasses the brands: aQuire Training Solutions, Medifecta, CarePro and EasyCEU. Sharon received her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of British Columbia in 1980 and has since spent her professional career in the health care industry, developing and operating four assisted living communities for over 18 years. Sharon's leadership of the IPCed team is based on the concept of building a company that prepares the next generation to provide care to seniors, using the very best practices in e-learning and technology.

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Responding to Weather Emergencies and Natural Hazards

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