HSM 122 - Emergency Management

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course is designed to help first responders as well as healthcare management professionals (including physicians and nurses with management responsibility) assess, mitigate and deal with the medical, physical and economic risks and challenges associate with terrorism involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Topics to be discussed include: risk analysis, OSHA and other regulatory standards, integration of hospital and community emergency management, special aspects of hazardous materials emergencies, and business and financial recovery planning. (Sp)