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What does this tool do?
Disaster 101 is a
complete package which provides users the information to develop a
workshop that 1) teaches disaster preparedness content and team response
skills to participants and 2) allows participants to practice and
receive feedback on emergency response skills through scenario-based
disaster simulations and small-group and/or large- group debrief
This tool includes detailed information on:
• Designing and conducting realistic disaster scenarios
• Recruiting and training workshop staff (instructors, evaluators, facilitators and simulated victims)
• Recruiting and training workshop participants
Who should use this tool?
This workshop is
appropriate for any population of users that would benefit from
improving their skills related to disaster preparedness and response
and/or team response and communication. Some potential users include: 1)
Interprofessional education courses in University or College Health
Science Programs , 2) State and Local Public Health Departments,
particularly in under-resourced or rural areas, 3) Corporations and
Small Businesses, 4) Professional or Voluntary Organizations for Health
Science Professionals (e.g. Medical Reserve Corps).
What Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Capabilities does it support?
• Community Preparedness
• Emergency Operations Coordination
• Mass Care
• Responder Safety and Health
• Volunteer Management