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Spring 2010 Course Catalog 
Spring 2010 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMS 110 - Disaster Preparedness

3 credits

This course exposes the student to the principles of disaster preparation and coordination. A presentation of the problems facing EMS personnel are explored through an interdisciplinary approach to the various aspects of disaster response and management. The student gains a better understanding of an EMS disaster as an EMS specialist. In addition, the importance that society places on disasters, whether peacetime, natural, or technological are explored. A global comparison identifies the impact of disasters on different cultures, styles of governments, and the different approaches to disaster management.Class Hours: 3Prerequisite: EMS 101 Emergency Medical Services I.Offered spring semester.