Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS)
An 8-hour review of all-hazards topics including natural and accidental man-made events, traumatic and explosive events, nuclear and radiological events, biological events and chemical events. Also included is information on such critical areas as the healthcare provider's role in the public health and incident management systems, community mental health and special needs of underserved and vulnerable populations.Instructor-led, Fee applies, 6.5 Category 1 CME credits, Certificate of Training, valid for 4 years. Info..
Advanced Disaster Life Support (ADLS)
An intensive 2-day course that allows participants to demonstrate competencies in casualty decontamination, essential skills and mass casualty incident information systems/technology applications. Using simulated all-hazards scenarios and mass casualty incidents, attendees will engage in 4 interactive sessions in which simulated patients are treated in various disaster drills and situations. Training is focused on the development of "hands on" skills to allow participants to apply the knowledge learned in BDLS. Prerequisite: BDLS. Instructor-led Fee applies, 13.0 Category 1 CME credits, Must be BDLS trained, Certificate of Training, valid for 4 years Info..
National Disaster Life Support Instructor Course (NDLS)
A 6-hour session of small-group discussions and practice sessions to assist physicians, PAs, NPs, nurses and paramedics to become familiar with setting up and conducting a course. Specific detail regarding the labor-intensive needs of the program are discussed along with potential sources of assistance. The Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response has been designated as the Northeast regional provider of the NDLS program by the American Medical Association. Instructor-led, Fee applies, Must be ADLS trained, Certificate of Training, valid for 4 years. Info..
FEMA Independent Study Program
IS-100.b Introduction to Incident Command System
IS-200.b ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
IS-800.B National Response Framework, An Introduction -
Other Courses we (SMRRC) recommend:
IS-1 Emergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position
IS-5.A An Introduction to Hazardous Materials
IS-7 A Citizen's Guide to Disaster Assistance
IS-22 Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness
IS-120 An Orientation to Community Disaster Exercises
IS-139 Exercise Design - Professional Development Series (Click for more details)
IS-200.FW Basic Incident Command System, I-200, for Federal Disaster Workers
IS-240 Leadership & Influence - Professional Development Series (Click for more details)
IS-241 Decision Making and Problem Solving - Professional Development Series (Click for more details)
IS-242 Effective Communication - Professional Development Series (Click for more details)
IS-244 Developing and Managing Volunteers - Professional Development Series (Click for more details)
IS-275 The EOC's Role in Community Preparedness, Response and Recovery Activities
IS-292 Disaster Basics
IS-324 Community Hurricane Preparedness
IS-346 An Orientation to Hazardous Materials for Medical Personnel
IS-547 Introduction to Continuity of Operations (COOP)
University of Albany School of Public Health, online courses
- Preparedness & Community Response to Pandemics
- Terrorism, Preparedness, and Public Health: An Introduction
- Satellite Broadcasts Aired and open to the public at the University at Albany School of Public Health, and open to any external site for downlinking. Live webcasting. Registration information will be posted at least two weeks prior to each program.