January 17, 2019

Hospital Incident Command System training — and you

Government and Joint Commission policies require many healthcare-related job roles to have training for emergencies and disasters in accordance with standard processes called the Hospital Incident Command System — or HICS. Loma Linda University Health will offer this training six times in 2019.

HICS training is a four-hour course and certification is valid for life. The first training is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24, from 1–5 p.m. Individuals who may be required to take this training include:

            • Administrators, directors, managers

            • Employees who respond to the Command Center

            • Employees who could be involved in disaster response

The other training dates for 2019 are:

            • March 14, 1–5 p.m.

            • May 16, 1–5 p.m.

            • July 24, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

            • Sept. 19, 1–5 p.m.

            • Nov. 13, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

Register for the HICS training course in the OWL Portal, keyword “HICS.” Sign up here. To learn more, call ext. 58444 or email engo@llu.edu.