Training Course Catalog

Implementing Clinical and Business Continuity for Health Care (COOP, BCP)


Today’s complex health care environment requires that emergency planning go beyond the traditional approach to preparedness.  Clinical and Business Continuity planning identifies key clinical and business functions and the strategies required to recover them with minimal disruption to operations.  This course provides an in depth presentation of key components to implement a CBR program and how each enables an effective, long term approach to mitigating the risk of clinical and business interruption.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop skills for the establishment of the BCP program and project team
  • Understand the purpose of the business impact analysis
  • Identify sources of clinical and business interruption based on likelihood and consequence
  • Develop skills to Identify mission-critical services and the maximum acceptable downtime for each
  • List the 5 “S’s of Clinical and Business Continuity Planning
  • Describe the importance of identifying Interdependencies for continuity planning
  • Develop an understanding of contingency planning strategies
  • Understand the importance of developing an organizational culture and commitment to resiliency planning
  • Assess the need for clinical and business continuity based policies and procedures
  • Establish and conduct program/planning evaluation and maintenance

Topics Covered

  • Clinical and Business Continuity Overview
  • Program Establishment Process
  • Mission Critical and Business Function Assessment
  • Conducting the Business Impact Analysis
  • The 5 “S’s” of Clinical and Business Continuity Planning
  • Interdependencies of service delivery and clinical/business functions
  • Contingency Planning Strategies
  • Integrating Emergency Preparedness and Continuity Planning
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Program and  Plan Evaluation and  Maintenance
  • Continuity Planning Tool Box
  • Course Track(s)

    Business Continuity

  • Participants

    Up to 30

  • Length

    6 hours

  • Refresher Requirement


  • Prerequisites

    Completion of ICS 100, 200 and 700 or equivalents recommended