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OHEP-CEMPONLINE Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan Online Training

Enrollment DeadlineSectionCourse FormatStart/End Dates Details Instructor(s)Speakers
Adult Care Facility CEMP Training Online 5/28/2019 to 6/30/2024
Nursing Home CEMP Training Online 5/28/2019 to 6/30/2024

Course Description

The purpose of the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) Training is to provide personnel at nursing homes and adult care facilities across the State of New York with the information and tools to develop a CEMP to prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural and man-made disasters. 

Training Objectives

1. Facilitate staff familiarity with CEMP purpose, use, development, and implementation.

2. Empower facilities to be self-sufficient for 72 hours after an incident.

3. Enable facilities’ timely determination and implementation of protective actions.

4. Foster collaboration and coordination with facility emergency response partners

5. Build the foundation for a risk-based CEMP and emergency preparedness program.

6. Empower facilities to use the Incident Command System to respond to emergencies.

7. Empower Facilities to identify critical information to protect and disseminate during an incident.

Average Completion Time



Prior completion of FEMA IS-100.C ("Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100") is strongly encouraged. 

Course Competencies

There are no competencies currently assigned to this course