Medical Consequences of Natural and Man-made Hazards

GMS BC 610

This course provides a broad overview of medical consequences of man-made and natural hazards. Hazards can directly impact people's lives, as well as indirectly by damaging an area's health infrastructure. This course will teach details essential to every healthcare emergency manager to prepare for known and emerging threats, including discussing external and internal hazards. Emphasis will be placed on human population effects, and the wide range of multiple interdependent aspects of social, cultural and physical infrastructures. Discussion will include the short, medium and long term impact on healthcare delivery, including the importance of psychological concerns such as morale and post-event counseling. 3 cr

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Bond 140 M 4:00 pm-6:50 pm MED Campus

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