NCDMPH Older Adult Curriculum

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Older Adults: A Curriculum for Disaster Health

TRAIN Course ID: 1059666

Purpose

The purpose of this curriculum is to enable educators to teach health professionals about caring for older adults in disasters. A wide range of health professions can use this curriculum.

Target Audience

  • The curriculum was designed to be used by educators and trainers working with health professionals who may work with older adults before, during, and after disasters.

  • The intended learners are health professionals from a variety of work settings.

Before you start, please read the introduction to the curriculum PDF 

TRAIN Course ID: 1059666

Access individual lessons below.

This curriculum includes 7 modules and 24 lessons through which you can obtain education and training on caring for older adults in disasters.

 

Module 1: Curriculum overview and background on the older adult population

 

Module 2: Conditions present in the older adult population that impact their disaster preparedness, response, and recovery

 

Module 3: Disaster types: Special considerations for the older adult population in disasters

 

Module 4: Caring for older adult populations during the disaster cycle: Preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

 

Module 5: Setting: Special considerations for the older adult population

 

Module 6: Ethical legal: Special considerations for the older adult population

 

Module 7: Capstone activity

7-1   Lesson - Capstone activity PDF 

 

Access the entire curriculum as one PDF here. PDF 
Note: As this file contains the complete curriculum, it may take longer than usual to download/open.