Handling resources, staff & clients in austere or post-disaster conditions.
As part of the Emergent Responder program at Herbal Medics Academy, there are (3) 12-week long online courses that cover critical information that will help an herbal medic or other health care personnel to set up and efficiently run an emergency or health clinic in less-than-ideal situations.
SECTION 1: THE EMERGENCY CLINIC ORGANIZATION & MANAGEMENT.
**The first class will be held on Thursday September 22nd, 7 to 9 pm, central time. All other classes will follow on Monday evenings, through December 12th, 2016.
Pre-requisites: This 12- week program is available a la carte or a part of the complete Emergent Responder program. If you are interested in certification, click here to see full requirements for the program. This course is open to all students. The Emergent Responder program does have co-requisites for completion and certification listed on our website here.
Tuition: Each section is $300.
Bundled Tuition Discount: Regular tuition for all 3 sections is $900 if paid individually. If paid in full, in advance, the bundled tuition is $750. (saves $150) You can email suchil at thehumanpath.com for bundled tuition options.
HOW TO REGISTER
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What is in this 12-week course? THE EMERGENCY CLINIC: ORGANIZATION & MANAGEMENT.
Taught by herbal medicine instructors, street medic and practicing clinical herbalists Katja Swift, Ryn Midura, Sam Coffman and radio/communications facilitator Eric Johnson; the Emergent Responder is a pioneer program to bring herbal medicine where it is needed most in areas of great need and instability.
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Week 1: Clinic setup and management introduction
Week 2: Dealing with the public, diffusing high stress situations & how to work with other relief organizations efficiently.
Week 3: Building a community information hub center, lost person reports
Week 4: Resource management, how to get what you need & make the most of what you have.
Week 5: Canvassing, Mobile Teams and Dispatch
Week 6: Radio and Communications – using both readily available and off-grid communication options in emergencies
Week 7: Clinic security — protecting the clients, resources and staff during situations of unrest and instability
Week 8: Clinic engineering — essential services to include water purification, emergency shelter setup, food safety and sanitation.
Week 9: Triage care
Week 10: Prepping for transport
Week 11: Death support
Week 12: Post disaster Epidemiology