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2018-06-23
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            [post_content] => The Western Region Homeland Security Advisory Council in partnership with the Franklin County School Nurse Collaborative presents School Emergency Triage Training, a program for school nurses.

School Emergency Triage Training (SETT) is a disaster preparedness training providing school nurses with skills necessary to organize and lead school-based Disaster Response Teams and to perform triage in response to mass casualty incident (MCI) events. SETT is developed by the National Association of School Nurses. 

5.25 Hours of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) are available. Pre-registration is required. Complete the form below. The training is free. 

This training is open to school nurses in the four counties of western Massachusetts, including Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire & Hampden.

SETT Objectives include:
  1. Describe the importance of preventative training for disaster planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising and evaluating and taking corrective action prior to a school Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) event.
  2. Lists skills and characteristics a school nurse would need to be an effective leader in mass casualty response in schools.
Upon completion of the training, nurses will be able to demonstrate the following:
  1. Describe the importance of preventative training for disaster planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising and evaluating and taking corrective action prior to a school Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) event.
  2. Lists skills and characteristics a school nurse would need to be an effective leader in mass casualty response in schools.
  3. Apply knowledge to develop basic disaster prevention, protection, mitigation, response and recovery plans for health service providers in schools.
  4. Identify issues unique to the school setting that can impact the sustainability and effectiveness of disaster preparedness measures.
  5. Discuss regional considerations related to disaster preparedness training with local and national resources.
  6. Demonstrate how to use the START/JumpSTART algorithms to perform mass casualty triage.
  7. Identify and list the principles and methods used to perform triage and response to school-based MCI events.
  8. Identify strategies to engage school Emergency/Disaster Preparedness Team volunteers and administrative support.
  9. Describe how the Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice ™ is applicable to Emergency/Disaster Preparedness.
  The training is free and food will be provided. On-site sign-in begins at 8:15 am. The training will begin promptly at 9:00 am. You must be pre-registered. Please complete the form to register: [gravityform id="47" title="false" description="false"] [post_title] => School Emergency Triage Training [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => open [post_password] => [post_name] => school-emergency-triage-training [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 16:26:37 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 20:26:37 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://wrhsac.org/?p=6034 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 ) )
Upcoming Training and Exercises Date
School Emergency Triage TrainingWhere: Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 @ 8:15 am to 4:00 pm