Advanced Education for SNFs

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Emergency Disaster Management for Long Term Care Professionals

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is sponsoring Emergency Disaster Management (EDM) training for long term care professionals in Indiana.  

Who should attend: Long term care administrators, directors of nursing, or other administrative staff who are hands-on with the facility's Emergency Action Plan

Kara Cecil, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Indianapolis

Bill Reckert, MS
Adjunct Faculty
University of Indianapolis

Delivery Mode:  Online pre-work followed by a face-to-face training course, offered in two days, two weeks apart. Additional coursework will be assigned for the interim period between the face-to-face sessions. Class is 8am - 4:30pm each day. 

Content:  Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the emergency management process through the four phases of preparedness, response, planning, and mitigation. 

We will use table top exercises, small group discussion, online discussion forums, and traditional content delivery to improve both competency and confidence in meeting and exceeding Center for Medicare and Medicaid standards in emergency management. 

Credential: Participants who attend the entire course will receive a certificate of completion.

CEUs: Available for administrators and social workers

Cost:  $53 


Indianapolis, IN: March 5 & 19, 2019 (click to register)

Fort Wayne, IN: June 25 & July 9, 2019 (click to register)

Additional dates and locations TBD.

For more information:
Contact Kennedy Doyle, Project Coordinator, University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community at or (317) 791-5920.


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