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Northeastern University hosting ‘Preparedness Day’ with resilience exercises, crash courses and training

Northeastern University (NU) will host a “Preparedness Day” on May 9, with resilience exercises, instructional crash courses and training sessions on a variety of topics ranging from security awareness to travel safety to cyber threats. The event is being organized by the university’s police department.

“The goal of Preparedness Day is to provide the participants with information and the additional capacity to build their condition of preparedness with confidence,” event organizers state.

Full-scale exercises and training will be taking place throughout the day with NU Police, NU EMS, and NU Emergency Management. Additionally, Bouvé College of Health Sciences will host tabletop exercises in concussion & sprain management, diabetes management, health sciences, seizure management, signs & symptoms of heart attack and signs & symptoms of stroke. Those interested in attending can also pick up information being disseminated throughout the day including handouts and cards, with preparedness tips and information.

A total of 15 different preparedness training categories are available:

Prospective attendees are asked to pre-register, so that organizers may allocate appropriate resources and space for each event.

To see the full itinerary for the day, CLICK HERE. To register, CLICK HERE.