Certified Hospital Emergency Coordinator (CHEC) Certification Program

Help your healthcare organization provide continued care during emergencies and disasters by becoming CHEC certified today!

Over 400 Hospital Emergency Coordinators globally have.  To bring the CHEC program to your area, contact us at chec@augusta.edu.


The CHEC Certification Program is designed within the framework of healthcare regulation and applies the proven “all-hazards” approach during emergencies and disasters. Certification includes concepts of:

  •      Mitigation
  •      Preparedness
  •      Response 
  •      Recovery

The course uses didactic lecture, facilitated discussion, performance-based training, and practical exercise instructional techniques to credential the students.



History: The CHEC Certification Program was developed in conjunction with working groups consisting of hospital emergency preparedness personnel, HICS/NIMS/ICS experts,  first-responders, first-receivers, doctors, public health, and emergency managers.



Center of Operational Medicine
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta University

706-721-3548 (T)
706-721-7718 (F)


For questions please call 706-721-3548