Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management for Pharmacists   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
   

PHA 7830 - Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management for Pharmacists


The purpose of this course is to prepare students to work with an interprofessional team, utilizing their unique skills as student pharmacists and later as pharmacists, to successfully integrate with local emergency management personnel and provide emergency medical care during any type of disaster. Students will learn about personal and family safety, surge capacity, points of dispensing, mass immunization, basic first aid, mental health first aid, triage, and other topics related to emergency management.  Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive up to 12 certificates from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and will have appropriate credentials to join any Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) or Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in the U.S.

Credit Hours: 2

Term Offered: Offered with sufficient enrollment