Coordinated by Uniform Services University, the eight hour course consists of eleven, 30-minute to one-hour online training lessons covering a variety of disaster health topics such as personal or family preparedness, communication, ethical and legal issues encountered in disasters, and much more. Free and designed for flexibility, courses can be taken one at a time or all at once. The foundation of this curriculum is the Core Competencies for Disaster Medicine and Public Health.
The core purpose of the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) is to develop and provide access to health information resources and technology for disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. The program’s objective is connect people to quality disaster health information and foster a culture of community resiliency.