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Last approved: Mon, 16 May 2016 08:50:52 GMT

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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Interdisciplinary (IDIS)
Emergency Management Track Elective
Emergency Management
Spring 2016
Course Type
Special Topics
Field Work (Internship)
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade



Bruno Petinaux
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Option 1: Asynchronous/non continuous
Complete the FEMA Independent Study courses.
Note that you may be required to obtain a FEMA Student ID for access to the online courses.
• To understand mechanisms of injury in natural and man-made disasters, as well as injuries due to biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear terrorism • To learn all aspects of hospital preparedness including emergency preparedness plans, personal protective equipment, isolation capacity, decontamination capability, etc. • To understand the incident command system • To become familiar with federal, state, and local response agency assets such as the National Disaster Medical System, the Emergency Management Agency, the Emergency Medical and Health Services Administration, and The American Red Cross • To understand issues surrounding mass casualty response such as mass triage, surge capacity, mass prophylaxis, volunteer credentialing and multi-agency coordination
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