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Disaster Management & Emergency Preparedness (SMRS0045)

The Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness Course (DMEP) is a one-day, didactic, and interactive course. It addresses core competencies outlined by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma (COT) Disaster and Mass Casualty Management Committee. Major topics addressed include planning, triage, incident command, injury patterns and pathophysiology, and consideration for special populations. Small group discussions are based on illustrative scenarios. The course requires a pre and post-test, which are reviewed onsite. A comprehensive syllabus is provided.

The American College of Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Date(s)  Fri. Nov 17, 2023 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Location Medical Plaza 1
1537 Harding Place, Charlotte NC 28204 
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Building/Room Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium 
Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
Offered By NC Office of Emergency Medical Services 
Primary Instructor Wilson, Scott 
Course Length 8 hrs. 
Course Hours
Cost to Student $50.00
Award Credentials
Equivalent Prerequisites
Target Audience The intended audience includes acute care providers (i.e., surgeons; anesthesiologists; emergency medicine physicians; ER, OR, ICU and trauma nurses; pre-hospital professionals) who will most likely be the first receivers of casualties following major disasters. Other healthcare providers, administrators, public health personnel, and emergency managers are also encouraged to attend. 
Maximum Participants 40
# Open Seats 40
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