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Online Disaster Medicine Course opened for SEHA Abu Dhabi Project



SEHA, Abu Dhabi Health Services in the United Arab Emirates have requested EMDM Academy to develop and implement a comprehensive disaster medicine training program. The first step in the disaster medicine course is the opening of the online Incident Command Structure and basic disaster management course (BDMC).

The online BDMC course will be taken by over 800 participants from all police, fire, medical and civil defense organisations in Abu Dhabi. Students can access the online course via a link on the EMDM Academy website.

The contents for the BDMC course has been created by EMDM Academy Members:

CRIMEDIM Research Centre from the Universita Piemonte Orientale, Novara Italy
REGEDIM - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
University of California Irvine - USA

The next steps in the Disaster Medicine Course are:
2. Advanced Disaster Management course (March 2012)
3. Senior Disaster Management course (April 2012)
4. Disaster Management Instructor course (March-April 2012)
5. Functional real-size live simulation (planned October 2012)
6. After Action Report, and recommendations for 3 years strategy plan based on identified variations, priorities, and needs.


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