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Basic Disaster Life Support Course Online

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

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UPON COMPLETION OF THE BDLS COURSE, THE PARTICIPANT WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Describe an all-hazard, standardized, scalable casualty management approach for use in disasters and public health emergencies, including life-saving interventions and medical decision making in an altered care environment.
  • Describe information sharing, resource access, communication, and reporting methods useful for health professionals during disasters and public health emergencies.
  • Describe the purpose and importance of the incident management system for providing health and medical support services in a disaster or public health emergency.
  • Describe field, facility, community, and regional surge capacity assets for the management and support of mass casualties in a disaster or public health emergency.
  • Describe considerations and solutions to ensure continuity of and access to health-related information and services to meet the medical and mental health needs of all ages, populations, and communities affected by a disaster or public health emergency.
  • Describe public health interventions appropriate for all ages, populations, and communities affected by a disaster or public health emergency.
  • Identify the potential casualty population in a disaster or public health emergency, including persons with acute injuries or illnesses; those with pre-existing disease, injuries, or disabilities; those with age-related vulnerabilities and other functional and access needs; and their family/caregiver support network.
  • Describe the deployment readiness components for health professionals in a disaster or public health emergency.
  • Describe an all-hazards standardized, scalable workforce protection approach for use in disasters and public health emergencies, including detection, safety, security, hazard assessment, support, and evacuation or sheltering in place.
  • Describe actions that facilitate mass casualty field triage utilizing a standardized step-wise approach and uniform triage categories.
  • Describe the concepts and principles of mass fatality management for health professionals in a disaster or public health emergency.
  • Describe the clinical assessment and management of injuries, illnesses, and mental health conditions manifested by all ages and populations in a disaster or public health emergency.
  • Describe moral, ethical, legal, and regulatory issues relevant to the health- related management of individuals of all ages, populations, and communities affected by a disaster or public health emergency.

To register, please email Matt Cronin at exercise&training@nwrhcc.org

Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Venue

online class

Organizer

Matt Cronin
Phone:
540-840-6822
Email:
mailto:exercisetraining@nwrhcc.org