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Date(s) - October 27, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


SDDS Classroom
2035 Hurley Way, Suite 200

Event Details

Surprise! It’s A Disaster!! Now What? (In-person course)

2 CEU, Core • Member Price: $89 early / $109 regular

Let’s kick start your personal and professional readiness. Participants learn how to use their skills, training and experience to prepare for, assess and respond to disasters. Shelter-in-place or evacuation strategies and scenarios are presented for a variety of situations, including weather disasters such as earthquakes, floods and tornados, epidemics, and accidental or purposeful chemical or radiation exposure, terrorist acts, fire and explosions.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize types of disasters
  • Describe appropriate courses of action based on types of disasters
  • Identify primary and secondary biological / disease threats related to disasters
  • Learn about options for personal and local planning
  • Begin the process of preparing a survival pack

Nancy Dewhirst:

Ms. Dewhirst graduated from the University of Southern California, practiced dental hygiene for 20 years, is adjunct dental hygiene faculty at West Coast University and a member of Sigma Phi Alpha. Ms. Dewhirst is consistently listed as one of the nation’s “Leaders in CE”, presents over 80 seminars a year, is featured at major U.S. and Canadian Dental Conferences, and is a member of the California Dental Association Speakers Bureau. She has had many articles published in dental peer-reviewed journals and has contributed to dental textbooks and guidance documents.

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