Trainings are scheduled based on needs identified in exercises or real events as well as by input from our healthcare partners. Several training modalities are leveraged to meet the needs of our participants, including on-line training, in classroom and WebEx.
Examples of trainings include:
Business Resiliency Training
This training provides healthcare partners the fundamentals of business preparedness and how to easily accomplish critical preparedness activities
- Download the Business Resiliency Toolkit
- Download the Business Resiliency Workbook
- Download the Business Resiliency Manual
Hospital Incident Command System (HICS)
The HICS training offers the basics of incident command system with a healthcare emphasis.
Evacuation training teaches the components to consider when developing and implementing a facility evacuation plan.
This online training provides the basic, background information about decontamination. It partners well with hands on, operational level training for organizations who need to maintain training for their decontamination team.
Response Plan Training
Regional response plans focus on specific capabilities or particular healthcare sectors. Several have been developed for King County and covers areas such as Regional Hospital Plan and the broader Emergency Support Function 8 – Health, Medical and Mortuary Services Plan for King County.
Regional Medical Evacuation and Mutual Aid Plan Training
The Regional Medical Evacuation and Patient Tracking Mutual Aid Plan would be activated once a facility began an internal evacuation with regional implications. Training to the components of the plan includes communications, patient tracking, documentation and roles and responsibilities.
Download Orientation to Hospital Evacuation Plans PPT
Long Term Care Evacuation and Mutual Aid Plan Training
The Long Term Care Evacuation Plan would be activated once a facility began an internal evacuation with regional implications. The training includes details about types of care and outlines a communication plan to support implementation of this plan.
Download Long term Care Evacuation Presentation
WATrac is the incident management system for healthcare providers in Washington state. Several types of trainings are available on the system, meeting the unique needs of each healthcare sector.
Winter Driving Awareness Training Video
Stream this recorded webinar for tips on preparing yourself and your vehicle for winter driving. These tips for responsible driving include tire maintenance, proper breaking, getting unstuck from snow, driving around curved and steep roads, risk awareness when driving in adverse weather, and what to do when driving in specific conditions – including different types of snow and ice storms, high winds, floods, fog, and while hydroplaning.
This webinar was presented by Brian Daly and Marina Zuetell, and sponsored by Seattle Auxiliary Communications Services (ACS) and Western Washington Medical Services Team for Region 6.