TxHRH104: Resources Available When Mass Effect Incidents/Casualties Happen
TxHRH104: Resources Available When Mass Effect Incidents/Casualties Happen is fourth in a eight-course learning series.
When local hospitals and clinics reach capacity after a disaster, additional treatment and health resources are available. Texas has mass effect/casualty response capabilities and resources in all levels of government, non-profit organizations, and health coalitions.
Public Health, First Responders, Emergency Response and Preparedness Professionals and Healthcare Practitioners
- Define Mass Casualty Incidents and surge capacity
- Identify different disaster classifications and emergency declarations
- Describe the effects of Mass Event Incidents on medical and public health resource capacity and the use of alternate care site
- Describe the request process for emergency resources
- Define Mass Fatality Incidents and identify MFI services and worker protections
Elaine Cotton, MPH
Elaine Cotton, MPH graduated from Texas A&M University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies: Politics and Diplomacy.
She recently graduated from the Texas A&M School of Public Health with a Master of Public Health, concentrating in Environmental Health.
She interned with the Texas Health Institute in the summer of 2019 before working part-time during her last year of graduate school. Her areas of focus include environmental health, emergency management, disaster preparedness, and occupational exposures.
She is currently pursuing a commission with the United States Navy as an Environmental Health Officer.
- 1.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing TxHRH104: Resources Available When Mass Effect Incidents/Casualties Happen
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