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Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA) 101 Training

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

DESCIPTION: Hazard vulnerability analysis (HVA) and risk assessment are systematic approaches to identifying hazards or risks that are most likely to have an impact on a healthcare facility and the surrounding community. Conducting a risk assessment/ HVA is also a requirement in the CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. This course is intended to assist in understanding the principles and process to conduct an organization’s HVA.

DATE: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

TIME: 2:00pm- 4:00pm

LOCATION: Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Training Center (1642 N Besly Court, Chicago, IL)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Concepts and tools to effectively develop and apply a hazard vulnerability analysis appropriate for the services, size, and scale of their organization.
  • Learn to incorporate their HVA into their emergency preparedness program including trainings and exercises.
  • Become familiar with prioritization of risk based on actual incidents.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This training will be beneficial for:

  • Healthcare emergency program managers,
  • Any personnel who are likely have to complete their organization’s annual HVA.

REGISTRATION: To register for this event please contact Margie McDevitt at

***IMPORTANT: You must be employed by a healthcare organization that is a member of the Chicago Healthcare Coalition to attend this training. ***

The event flyer for this training can be found here.

This educational training program is being provided at no charge through a grant from the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and response (ASPR) awarded to the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH).


June 18
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Chicago Healthcare System Coalition for Preparedness and Response (CHSCPR)


CDPH Training Center
1642 N. Besly Ct
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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