Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Certificate Program

Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Certificate Program

Event May 23, 2012
Phone: 724/287-8711 Ext. 8049
Type: Training
Date: 01/07/2013 1:00 AM EST - 10/01/2013 1:00 AM EDT
Location: Butler, PA

Staring January 7, 2013, Strategic Emergency Training (SET) at the Butler County Community College (BC3) will be offering the Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Certificate (HEPC) program once again. The program is an (almost completely) online program with 10 modules lasting a little over nine months. Information will soon be available on our website (, as will registration.

The HEPC program is designed for any personnel who have roles in hospital and healthcare emergency preparedness planning, response and recovery; those who have roles in municipal or general emergency preparedness or public safety; and for anyone who has an interest in this field of study.

Faculty for the program come from various healthcare, public safety and emergency management backgrounds from across the United States and are well versed and educated in their areas of expertise.

If anyone would like more information on the program, you may contact Terry Lonchena, SET Coordinator at 724-287-8711 Ext. 8049 or Look for more updates in the months to come!

Acushnet ambulances will be using Tylenol, Toradol, and ibuprofen as safer alternatives to fentanyl as the opioid epidemic continues to worsen.
Medline is one of the first to achieve a fentanyl-resistant product in response to the growing opioid epidemic.
A portion of ticket sales will help fund the monument in Keansburg, which will feature a piece of a steel beam from the World Trade Center.
The AAA honored SCCAD's efforts in combating the opioid epidemic with a 2017 AMBY Award in the category of Community Impact Program.
The funds will benefit organizations along the Hudson River such as Rockland Paramedic Services, Nyack Hospital, and Maternal Infant Services Network.
As one of the top ten most active emergency departments in the nation, Reading Hospital staff felt it was time to prepare for an active shooter event.
Doctors participating in Minnesota's Medicaid program could face warnings and even removal from the program if they exceed the new dosage limit for more than half of their patients.
The unique intelligence system delivers verified terror alerts within two minutes of a terror threat or attack anywhere in the world.
Over 100 EMS, fire and police personnel participated in a large-scale active shooter training event at Pechanga Resort & Casino.
Tristan Meadows, leader for the campus group Students for Opioid Solutions, presented a bill to the UND School Senate to purchase 50 Narcan kits.
The LBKAlert system alerts community members through call, text or email notifications of emergency events and instructions on what actions to take to protect themselves.
Dispatchers at New Bern Police Department's communications center are now allowed to provide pre-arrival medical instructions to 9-1-1 callers.
Christopher Hunter, MD, discusses the medical response after the Pulse Nightclub attack and how comparing our experience to available evidence will improve understanding of the approach to an active shooter and mass fatality event.
The Wapello County Public Health Office will be distributing 12 Lifepak defibrillators to public locations to increase survival rates for heart attack and cardiac arrest victims.
AMR's Home for the Holidays program provides free rides to at least 40 patients in assisted living facilities to transport them to their loved ones.