**This course began on 9/19 and is held live, Monday and Wednesday evenings, 7 to 9 pm CST. All recorded material is archived and accessible throughout the course, and for this reason, we leave registration open for late-coming students for the first 4 weeks of the course. This is the last week for late registration and it will close on October 13th for new students.
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.
Online, Thursday evenings, 7 to 9 pm, CST, September 19 – December 12th, 2016.
SECTION 2: AMBULATORY & EMERGENCY CARE 1.
Online, Monday evenings, 7 to 9 pm, CST, January 9 – March 27th, 2017.
SECTION 3: AMBULATORY & EMERGENCY CARE 2.
Online, Monday evenings, 7 to 9 pm, CST, September 11 – November 27th, 2017.
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
To sign up using a credit card, visit our Square store
To sign up with Paypal, visit our Meetup page
To register with cash, money order or check, please send us an email at:
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