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School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Clinical Leadership (CL)
EHS
2160
Disaster Response Planning and Management
DisasterResponsePlanning/Mgmt
Summer 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade
students in the health sciences program or with the instructor's permission
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No

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Planning for and management of mass-casualty incidents in the pre-hospital and hospital environments for all risks (attack, man-made, and natural), including development of response plans, triage, medical evacuation procedures, communications, roles of government and the private sector, terrorism, pandemics and epidemics, and medical care for mass gatherings.
1. Recognize the National Response Framework and utilization of the Incident Command System.
2. Identify the public health and medical community roles in historical and current response and recovery efforts.
3. Describe hazards, risk, and vulnerability in disasters planning and management scenarios.
4. Discuss key preparedness capabilities for disaster response management.
5. Illustrate differences and similarities between health security and global health security concepts.
6. Analyze disaster scenarios from each stage of the disaster cycle (i.e. mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery).

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