Target Audience: The CDLS course is aimed at a broad range of audience categories, including medical first responders, health professionals, health service providers, public health workers, and health support personnel.
Description: A 3.5 hour competency-based, awareness-level course that introduces clinical and public health concepts and principles for the management of disasters and public health emergencies. The course incorporates the “all-hazards” approach to personal, institutional, and community disaster management through the use of two unique mnemonics, the PRE-DISASTER Paradigm™ (which applies to event mitigation and preparedness) and the DISASTER Paradigm™ (which applies to event recognition, response, and recovery).
Periodicity: Upon Request or Individuals eLearning (http://www.ndlsf.org/eCDLS)
Course Length: 7.5 Hours/One Day
Direct Contact: http://register.ndlsf.org/?PN=/CDLS
Backup Point of Contact: Deb Teske; Teske.Deborah@mayo.edu