Friday, May 4, 2012

Hospital-based disaster preparedness center opens in Utah

From Homeland Security NewsWire:

3 May 2012

A 7,000 square-foot disaster preparedness center opened in Salt Lake City; the center is a fully-equipped environment with eighteen patient rooms, medical training mannequins, training classrooms, disaster simulation labs, and a secure supply area; the key is that the preparedness training is done in a working environment

Disaster preparedness and response training took a step forward last week with the official opening of the first hospital-based training center west of the Mississippi River.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the Intermountain Center for Disaster Preparedness located at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City will provide training for first responders and health care providers in a working environment...

Much more, here.

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