Health Emergency Management

Prepare your health team with on-site, online or customized Health Emergency Management training from Canada's leading public safety educator.

Are you looking for a Health Emergency Management course to be delivered on-site at your location? Or do you need a customized training session developed to meet the specific needs of your team?

The Emergency Management Division is able to provide customized and site-specific courses to all of our clients.  We can adapt our existing Emergency Operations Centre courses or design new courses to meet your needs.

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Who Should Take This Training?

JIBC’s Health Emergency Management courses are ideal for any public or private organization in the health field looking to build an effective emergency management team. These organizations include:

  • Federal, provincial and regional health authorities
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Care homes
  • Mental health facilities
  • Any organization required to liaise with health facilities in the event of an emergency

What Will You Learn?

From a hospital flood to a province-wide pandemic, learn how to effectively respond to emergencies at both the site and site support levels through JIBC’s health emergency management training.


CourseCourse Code
Introduction to Health Emergency ManagementEMRG-1160
Introduction to Disaster Psychosocial ServicesEMRG-1161
Disaster Psychosocial Awareness for LeadersEMRG-1162


Health Emergency Management Resources

As a health organization, you can access the resources below in order to educate and train your staff in Health Emergency Management:

  • HEM102 Executive Orientation to Health Emergency Management:  This PowerPoint presentation is available for delivery by Health Authority/Agency Health Emergency Management Coordinators/Managers.

You may also be interested in our Incident Command System, Exercise Design or specialized Emergency Management training options.

Online Education and Training Resource Centre

Our Online Education and Training Resource Centre is a password protected website designed for sharing Health Emergency Management ideas, tools, and/or resources within the Health Emergency Management community.

Flexible Delivery Options

JIBC Health Emergency Management courses are available on-site at your location anywhere across Canada or internationally. We come to you whether it's at your office, a conference centre or a hotel meeting room.

Because you pick the location, you save on transportation and accommodation costs, time away from work, and productivity gaps. Or you can choose to have the course delivered at one of our campuses. Some courses are available online. 

Alternatively, we can train an instructor at your organization to deliver select JIBC courses to your staff.

Last updated January 12, 2019