CHUG Workshops

The following workshops are available to any organization / audience with special discounts to CHUG members.

  • New Member Evacuation Training Workshop and Simulation (Table top)
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response Training Workshops
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Following a Disaster
  • Resource Management for During a Disaster
  • Internal and External Evacuation Systems and Patient Movement Techniques
  • Incident Management Systems for Healthcare Facilities
  • Developing Collaborations and Partnerships to Support an All Hazards Approach to Disasters
  • Vulnerability and All Hazard/Risk Assessments
  • Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) for Healthcare Facilities
  • Emergency Operations Plan Components and Strategies
  • ReEducation of CHUG Evacuation Plan Training and Simulation (Member)
  • Sheltering in Place
  • Pandemic Influenza
  • SNS Distribution (Strategic National Stockpile)
  • Biological, Chemical, Weapons of Mass Destruction Planning
  • Emergency Codes
  • Fire Safety
  • Active Shooter
  • Workplace Violence


Management Training Topics

  • Conflict Management
  • Evaluating Systems and Processes/ Quality Improvement


HSEEP Compliant Drills and Exercises

  • Discussion-Based Exercises
  • Tabletop Exercises
  • Drills
  • Functional Exercises
  • Full-Scale Exercises



CHUG CHECK (Evaluation of Healthcare Organization Emergency Operations Plan)

Strategic National Stockpile Distribution and Dispensing Plans for Healthcare Facilities

Emergency Operations Planning for Healthcare and Functional Needs Facilities



  • Lanyards Set 1 set Stricken and Receiving
  • CHUG CHECK Incident Command Kit
  • CHUG SOG Evacuation Replacement or Additional Binders
  • CHUG SOG EOP Templates


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Elderwerks has partnered with CHUG to provide Continuing Education Certification for CHUG Workshops (Click here to learn more about Elderwerks)




CDPH Emergency Preparedness Workshops (2013 – 2014)

The Illinois Department of Public Health has passed new regulations for Disaster Preparedness of Long Term Care Facilities (#300.670).

Below is a list of class descriptions for the workshops offered (click on each to view the descriptions).  These workshops can be delivered at your home organization.

Workshop Descriptions

Please click on the link(s) below to download class descriptions.

(“*” indicates classes recommended to help satisfy IDPH regulations or EM proposed regulations)

 Class Reservation

Please contact the CHUG office to schedule a class.  All classes run approximately 2.5 – 3.5 hours (you can schedule more than one in the same day, if desired).  Contact us if you have any questions at

IDPH Section 300.670 Disaster Preparedness (Full Report)

Section 300.670  Disaster Preparedness

B)  Each facility shall have policies covering disaster preparedness, including a written plan for staff, residents and others to follow.  The plan shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

3) A written plan for moving residents to safe locations within the facility in the event of a tornado warning or severe thunderstorm warning

K)  Coordination with Local Authorities

1). Annually, each facility shall forward copies of all disaster policies and plans required under this Section to the local health authority and local emergency management agency having jurisdiction.

2). Annually, each facility shall forward copies of its emergency water supply agreements, required under Section 300.2610(b), to the local health authority and local emergency management agency having jurisdiction.

3). Each facility shall provide a description of its emergency source of electrical power, including the services connected to the source, to the local health authority and local emergency management agency having jurisdiction.  The facility shall inform the local health authority and local emergency management agency at any time that the emergency source of power or services connected to the source are changed.

4). When requested by the local health authority and the local emergency management agency, the facility shall participate in emergency planning activities.

(Source:  Amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 19182, effective November 23, 2010)