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Emergency Planning and Disaster Preparedness


This course provides detailed information to help the senior care manager plan for and continue to provide care for residents in case of an emergency or disaster.


This course will prepare the senior living manager to be as ready as possible for any kind of emergency, as well as prepared to function in a disaster, and keep residents and staff safe and well-cared-for.

Course author Ed Lupton shares his personal experience during a major crisis as he evacuated his residents to a shelter and went through a challenging sequence of events. Following this experience Ed determined to do everything he could to help others avoid the problems he experienced, and has devoted much of his time to training for disaster preparedness and emergency planning. Purchase of this course includes the following 4 manuals:

  • Injury, Illness Prevention Program (28 pgs)
  • Staff Training Manual for Survival at Home, at Work and in Your Car (40 pgs)
  • Facility Emergency Planning Manual: Quick Reference Checklist and Forms (39 pgs)
  • Staff Training Guide (17 pgs)


This course includes a pre-test to identify areas to focus on. Course content that allows you to read the material on screen or print it to read off screen and retain for future reference. A final test to demonstrate knowledge. Once the final test is competed with a 70% passing score you will be able to print your certificate immediately.

course quick facts
course code 107
cost $74.95
estimated time to
complete course
6 Hours
course materials
360 Days

Ed Lupton, MSW


Information was very informative and helpful, This is one of the best recertifcation courses I have taken. Jeralyn R.

about is the leading online provider of Continuing Education Units for nursing home and assisted living administrators and those needing training to work with senior, Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Their courses are 100% online and CEU credits can be completed at home or where you work. All courses when completed allow students to print out a certificate of completion for verification they have successfully completed their CEU credits. is accredited by NCERS/NAB for nursing home administrators, assisted living administrators, RNs, LCSW and MFTs throughout the U.S. They are also approved for Kansas Adult Care Home Administrators (KDHE) and California RCFE and ARF administrators.