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Core Curriculum

The NCDMPH is proud to announce a free, eight-hour, online Disaster Health Core Curriculum intended for a wide range of health care professionals.

The 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.
This curriculum is free and designed to be taken in pieces or as a whole to be flexible for our busy healthcare professional learner.
 
To access a course, click on the lesson title below.   

NOTE: The Medical Operational Data System is currently experiencing technical problems and there will be a delay in obtaining CME/CNE.

We are currently in the process of switching to a different accrediting organization.

Lesson Assessments needed to obtain continuing education credits will be added at a future date. 


 Hardware/Software Requirements: Internet connectivity and an up-to-date browser (ideally Chrome or Firefox).

 Lesson Title 

Length 

 Author  

Video Presenter

Lesson Assessment

Core Competency 1: Personal and Family Preparedness

20

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Kelly Gulley, MPH

Pending

Core Competency 2: One’s Expected Role(s) in Organizational and Community Response

40

Daniel Barnett, MD

Thomas Kirsch MD, MPH, FACEP

Pending

Core Competency 3: Situational Awareness

20

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Pending

Core Competency 4: Communication

60

Daniel Barnett, MD

Daniel Barnett, MD

Pending

Core Competency 5: Personal Safety

40

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Pending 

Core Competency 6: Surge Capacity

20

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Pending

Core Competency 7: Clinical Management Principles

40

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Ed Hsu, MD, MPH

Pending

Core Competency 8: Public Health Principles

60

Daniel Barnett, MD

Kandra Strauss-Riggs, MPH

Pending

Core Competency 9: Ethical Principles

40

Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH, FACP

Thomas Kirsch MD, MPH, FACEP

Pending

Core Competency 10: Legal Principles

60

Lainie Rutkow, PhD

Lainie Rutkow, PhD

Pending

Core Competency 11: Short-and Long-term Considerations for Recovery

20

Daniel Barnett, MD

Daniel Barnett, MD

Pending
 Please email all continuing medical education credit questions to NCDMPH-CME@usuhs.edu