TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: MGT 439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Management


April 14, 2017


MGT 439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Management

August 8-9, 2017

A 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations. This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.


  • Introduction to Pediatric Response
  • Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
  • Implications for Planning and Response
  • Functional Access Needs Considerations
  • Mass Sheltering
  • Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce Resources
  • Pediatric Reunification Considerations
  • Pediatric Decontamination Considerations

Intended Audience:

Community and Hospital based Emergency Managers; EMS Personnel; Hospital Administration and Emergency Room Personnel, Public Safety / Public Health Personnel; School Administrators; MRC Personnel; Private Sector; Law Enforcement; Disaster response/relief personnel; County, State, and Federal personnel who respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event.

Presented by Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), Sponsored by Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention


Brochure for MGT 439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Management


Patrick J. Furey