HCPHP Webinar Series:Session 15 - The Role of the Federally Qualified Health Centers in Community Disaster Response Planning


This is an archive of a live webinar originally aired on March 22, 2012.

Description: The program will provide an overview of the components of emergency preparedness planning, the role of the FQHC in emergency response, and examples of how FQHCs have utilized their response systems in past emergencies. In addition, the program will include a description of the Incident Command System (ICS), specific roles of staff members assigned to the ICS, and integration of the FQHC ICS into community emergency response plans.

• Janice Pirner, Member Services Manager, Missouri Primary Care Association
• Kerry Lewis, Emergency Management Team Leader, Safety Officer, and Incident Commander for the Family Health Center in Columbia Missouri
• Jimmy Chambers, Patient Services Coordinator and Health Home Director, Southeast Missouri Health Network
• Cindy Miller, Human Resources Manager, Southeast Missouri Health Network

Course Duration (Hours): 1