2022-2023 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 Pierce College Catalog

Healthcare Emergency Management Certificate Course Map


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Created by Pierce faculty, this map outlines the initial coursework for this career field. It provides you a clear path to complete your degree by listing a specific set of courses relevant to your program and career. The map is designed with the appropriate number of credits and meets degree requirements. Courses are organized in a recommended sequence; please schedule accordingly. If a course is unavailable, select the next appropriate course within the sequence. For each course, a purpose statement explains how the content relates to your career field. On this map, there may be instances when you will be required to select a course from several options. Use these purpose statements and notes to choose the course that best aligns with your interests and needs. You will also find action items to complete to assure you progress and graduate on time. 

While this map is a great guide to courses required to complete the Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management, you are responsible for fulfilling all degree requirements

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This certificate prepares students to take on emergency management duties as part of an existing healthcare job, or to potentially embark on a new career in healthcare emergency management, especially when paired with one of our many healthcare related degrees or our homeland security emergency management degrees. Healthcare emergency management is a rapidly growing field, with nearly every healthcare organization being required to implement emergency preparedness programs. 

 


Employment Eligibility Information

A criminal history may inhibit your ability to find employment in the Homeland Security and Emergency Management fields. In addition, any recent history of drug use, including marijuana, may preclude you from federal employment. If you have any concerns please speak with an advisor.


Action Item: Meet with Advisor 

Meet with your advisor before starting this program to decide if you want to complete it in 1, 2, or 3 quarters and to create your completion plan.  

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Total Credits: 13


1. Foundations of Emergency Management


2. Exercise Design


  • Course Purpose: Healthcare facilities are required to practice their plans for emergencies by holding exercises. In this class, you will learn how to design, execute, and evaluate exercises and create improvement plans.

Action Item: Apply for Graduation


Way to go! It is time to apply for graduation. Visit the Pierce College Graduation website for details.

3. Healthcare Emergency Management


  • Course Purpose: Healthcare emergency management is based on the same principles as other types of emergency management, but with some very specific differences. In this class you will learn about the specific rules and laws that apply to healthcare, the specific types of incident command that must be used, and various special considerations the must be accounted for in the healthcare environment.  

Total Credits: 13


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