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Special Needs Shelter Operations & Management

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CourseGraphic Abstract: A basic course for public health staff who may have a role in activation, operation, and deactivation of special needs shelters.  The course includes information on sheltering roles of both the Division of Emergency Management and Florida Department of Health, the definition of a special needs client, appropriate triaging, and individual roles and responsibilities of shelter staff.  Training and educational needs for staffing shelters is identified and discussed.

This course is co-provided by the Florida Department of Health and St. Petersburg College.

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Author Information: This course was developed by the seven Regional Special Needs Consultants and the State Coordinator for Special Needs Shelters (SpNS) of Florida in the Bureau of Preparedness and Response within the Department of Health.

Contact Hours: 2

Please note that this course has been approved for continuing education credits for the following professions only: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Midwife.

If you are in the following Professions:  Licensed Practical Nurse, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Midwife, Registered Nurse this course is offered free through the Florida Department of Health.

Class Details

77 Sessions
Weekly - Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

NA - Online

Dan Fumano 

CEUs : 3



Please read:  100% Online. Please allow one business day to access the course.

Class Price: 


Registration Closes On
Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
5/11/2019 - 7/26/2019 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM N/A - Online Dan Fumano 

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