Intensive Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Leadership Training

 

The Intensive Emergency and Disaster Management Training Certificate Program is designed to meet the expanding, sophisticated training and leadership development needs of South Florida’s public safety, public health, first responder, emergency, crisis and disaster management professionals. The curriculum is unique in the nation, developed and taught by global experts from Israel. The United Nation’s World Health Organization recognized the Israeli field hospital and IDF Medic Corps as number one in the world, leading missions around the world to help anyone in times of crisis. FAU is bringing this expertise and practical application to our campus in October.

This training intensive combines the most important issues we face in today’s world of natural and manmade disasters, including drills for MCIs and CBRN attacks. Individuals who work in the areas of law enforcement, fire/rescue, corrections, emergency management, medical, support and public health are encouraged to attend.

Program Details

  • Format: Sun. – Sat.
  • Dates: Oct. 14 – 20, 2018
  • Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Hours: 36 Hours – PDUs / 3.6 CEUs
  • Sessions: 1
  • Location: Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Campus
  • Fee: $5,000 includes all academic materials, continental breakfast, lunch, some dinners and graduation ceremony. Deadline to register: September 1, 2018.

Program Objectives

The Intensive Emergency and Disaster Management Training Certificate Program is designed for professionals in the field of Emergency Management with several years’ experience. Participants will develop critical skills and broaden their leadership expertise to enhance our regional preparedness and response to crises, natural and manmade, from hurricanes to MCIs and more.  

Led by Israeli experts, this course will employ active learning techniques, including case studies, table-top exercises, collaborative tasks, lectures, readings, and field work.

Topics

  • Emergencies and Disasters, including
    • MCIs
    • CBRN
    • Coordinated Attacks/Terrorism
    • Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Tornados, Floods, Tsunamis
  • Response, including
    • Search and rescue
    • Surge Capacity
    • Command & Control
    • Psychological & Community Resiliency
    • Logistics
    • Technology
    • UNDAC Systems
    • Delegation Principles
    • Ethical Dilemmas
    • Business continuity and communications
  • Field Hospital, including
    • Drills and simulations
    • Study PB EOC
    • Case Studies

Intensive Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Leadership Training

Contact Us

Rebekah Dickinson
Program Director

email: rdickinson@fau.edu

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