Floods, landslides, and debris flows happen in almost every state. This course provides some basic information about these potentially destructive events, including the importance of knowing the particular risks in your locality and taking recommended protective actions.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.
This program is approved for 0.50 hours by the Dietary Managers Association. Approval code 163058.
This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About this Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Floods 101
B. The Basics
Section 3: Flood Preparedness
B. Public Alerts
C. After an Alert
D. Flood and Flash Flood Warning
E. After a Flood
Section 4: Landslides and Debris Flows 101
A. The Basics
Section 5: Landslide Preparedness
A. Know Your Zone
B. Keep Watch
C. What to Do
D. After a Landslide
Section 6: Conclusion
C. Course Contributor
John Burnap is a multi-disciplinary emergency preparedness and response professional with over 25 years of experience with local, state-wide, and federal level emergencies and disasters. His work in emergency response started at age 18 as an Emergency Medical Technician in California, and includes expertise as a firefighter, American Red Cross disaster response specialist, FEMA evacuation planner, hospital emergency preparedness manager, and electric utility emergency planner. In his current role he serves as Emergency Preparedness Specialist and Logistics Branch Director for one of the largest electric utility companies in New England, while consulting privately on emergency preparedness training and exercises. Disclosure: John Burnap has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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