Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMGT 210 - Health Care Emergency Management

Provides students with fundamental knowledge of healthcare emergency management.  This course is designed for personnel who are responsible for development, implementation, and administration of emergency management plans for hospitals, clinics, community health centers, and other healthcare organizations. Course provides an overview of healthcare-oriented emergency management planning processes. Topics include standards and regulations, hazard vulnerability assessments, emergency operations plans, communication strategies, managing resources and assets, staff roles and responsibilities, and managing patients during an emergency. PREREQUISITE(S): EMGT 101  or consent of department. Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe the need for and responsibilities of healthcare emergency management.
  • Identify the activities performed by healthcare emergency management.
  • Describe the incident command system structure and its application to the healthcare environment.
  • Conduct a hazard vulnerability assessment.
  • Describe the process of planning a hospital-based drill or exercise.

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