emc340 | undergraduate

Emergency Services And The Community

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This course will look at the social dimensions of community responses to disaster related issues. Emphasis will be placed on examining effective community outreach and preparation programs as well as distribution mechanisms for public information. In addition, students will assess demographic implications and their impact on emergency prevention activities and services.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Populations With Special Needs

    • Identify populations with special needs.
    • Describe management strategies for populations with special needs.

    Psychosocial Impact of Disasters

    • Explain the role of critical incident stress management in psychological recovery.
    • Discuss strategies to reduce the occupational risks associated with emergency response.
    • Describe the psychosocial impact of disasters.

    Educating the Community

    • Perform a community assessment.
    • Create a community outreach and preparedness program.

    Emergency Preparedness and Emerging Trends

    • Explain how a historical analysis of disasters within a community may influence an emergency preparedness plan.
    • Explain how technological advances are influencing emergency response.

    Community Assessment and Hazard Vulnerability

    • Explain how to use various resources to detect and monitor potential threats.
    • Describe the relationship between a community assessment and hazard vulnerabilities.
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