The mission of the South Carolina Long Term Care Emergency Preparedness Educational Program (SC LTCEPEP) is to provide caregivers and administrators with critical knowledge, skills, and abilities related to disaster and emergency management decision-making skills by providing preparedness training to CMS certified long term care facility staff members.

This is a three-year program from 2021 – 2024. The first year features a basic course offered eight times, two per healthcare coalition. The second year will feature the basic course and advanced course, offered 4 times each. This allows each healthcare coalition to host one basic course and one advanced course. The third year will include the same basic and advanced course offering numbers, 4 each, with locations swapped from year two.

Due to the program’s funding source, these courses are open to professionals representing CMS certified long term care facilities only (i.e. nursing homes), NOT personal care homes, assisted living facilities, hospice, or memory care centers.
If you have any questions regarding eligibility or registration, contact us at scltc@uga.edu

Year One Course Schedule

January 2022 – May 2022
Click here to download the course schedule flyer and here to download the Healthcare Coalitions Regions Map.

Each healthcare coalition will offer one online and one in-person course. The online offerings are held live via Zoom without a recording available. The in-person offerings encourage social distancing, frequent handwashing, and pod seating when available.

All in-person offerings are subject to change to an online format due to COVID-19. Please click the links below to register for a course, we hope to see you there!

Upstate

January 13, 2022
Greenville Technical College

Lowcountry

February 4, 2022
ONLINE

Pee Dee

February 24, 2022
Florence Center

Midlands

February 25, 2022
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

Upstate

March 4, 2022
ONLINE

Lowcountry

May 5, 2022
Trident Technical College

Pee Dee

March 25, 2022
ONLINE

Midlands

April 8, 2022
ONLINE

Resources

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