District 1 will be hosting a Basic Disaster Life Support* course on November 21, 2016. Please share this information as appropriate, noting the target audience and important course format below.
Course Description: This didactic course is designed to develop commonality of approach and language and to improve the care and coordination of response in WMD disaster and public health emergencies. The curriculum includes an overview of the “D-I-S-A-S-T-E-R” paradigm, injuries and responses associated with different types of disasters, an overview of the public health system, and the psychosocial aspects of disasters.
*Important Information about the Course Format: Students must complete multiple on-line modules before the in-person class in order to meet successful course requirements. This includes the assessment, BDLS eBook download, viewing and completion of the PowerPoint presentation and quizzes. During the in-person component hands-on interactive scenario based exercises will be conducted.*
Course Location: 2123 University Park Drive Suite 150 Okemos, MI 48864
Date: The hands on course will be offered on November 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM-12:30 pm check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m and the class will take place from 8:30a.m.-12:30 p.m. A light breakfast will be provided.
Target Audience: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Hospital Administrators, Security, Safety Officers, EMS Providers, Emergency Management, Firefighters, Hazmat, Law Enforcement, Dispatchers, City Officials, Public Health, and Healthcare Public Information Officers.
Registration: Please contact D1RMRC by phone at 517-324-4404 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the registration link and enrollment key.
Cost: This course is being offered free of cost to all participants. This course is supported 100% by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services with funding from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Hospital Preparedness Program Cooperative Agreement Award U90TP000528-05. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of ASPR.
Any questions, please call D1RMRC at 517-324-4404
*Non-Funded by R7 HCC
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