Training Opportunities and Exercises for Health Care Professionals

DHEC disaster preparedness training opportunities are focused on:

  • Health care system preparedness
  • Health care system recovery
  • Emergency operations coordination
  • Fatality management
  • Information sharing
  • Medical surge
  • Responder safety and health
  • Volunteer management
     

Physician Training Programs

Recommended emergency physician training programs to improve disaster preparedness
 

Exercises

For information on upcoming exercises near you, please contact:

Richard Kos MBA, PEM
DHEC Office of Public Health Preparedness
Exercise Coordinator
2100 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Office: 803-898-3735
Cell: 989-277-5544
Fax: 803-898-3335
Email: kosrs@DHEC.sc.gov

Local Training - Contact DHEC's Regional Staff

To learn about how to participate in preparedness training in your region of the state, please contact one of the regional staff members in your area.

Lowcountry

Raymond Barteet, CHEP, CHES
Lowcountry Region Public Health Preparedness (PHP) Director
Telephone: 843-953-0062
Email: barteere@dhec.sc.gov

 

Midlands

Karen Hutto, BSN, RN, CHSP, MEP, CHEP
Midlands  Region Public Health Preparedness (PHP)Director
Telephone: 803-576-2691
Email: huttokg@dhec.sc.gov

 

Pee Dee

Mark Hendrix
Pee Dee Region Public Health Preparedness (PHP) Director
Telephone: (843) 673-6546
Email: hendriml@dhec.sc.gov

 

Upstate

Warren Edwards
Upstate Region Public Health Preparedness (PHP) Director
Telephone: (864) 372-3138
Email: edwardjwpeacedm@dhec.sc.gov

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