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Evacuation Considerations for Special Needs Populations

Course: #2423Level: Intermediate2 Hours 1552 Reviews
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript

Do your clients have emergency evacuation plans? Increase your knowledge of emergency evacuation planning to assist your clients and their families. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants. This course is open captioned.

Course created on April 8, 2016

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least three agencies involved in evacuating special needs populations.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to define the four elements of evacuation information that people need.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a mobility impairment.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a visual impairment.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a hearing impairment.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a speech impairment.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least four components of building an evacuation plan for a person with a cognitive impairment.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to outline at least three strategies to developing a personal emergency evacuation checklist.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Background/Overview, agencies involved in evacuating special needs populations
15-30 Minutes Evacuation information
30-45 Minutes Evacuation plan for a person with a mobility impairment
45-60 Minutes Evacuation plan for a person with a visual impairment
60-75 Minutes Evacuation plan for a person with a hearing impairment
75-90 Minutes Evacuation plan for a person with a speech impairment
90-105 Minutes Evacuation plan for a person with a cognitive impairment
105-120 Minutes Strategies to developing a personal emergency evacuation checklist

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