Be prepared to respond to many types of disaster scenarios with NAEMT’s new course, All Hazards Disaster Response (AHDR).
The All Hazards Disaster Response course is an innovative and highly interactive 8-hour course. The Course Manual covers the features of a comprehensive response plan:
- Communicating effectively during disasters
- Mutual aid and interoperability
- Managing resources such as supplies, medications, and equipment
- Triage and transportation strategies and challenges
- Patient tracking and evacuation
- Adapting treatment for burns, blasts, crush, and other injuries when faced with limited resources
The All Hazards Disaster Response course teaches participants how to analyze potential threats in their area, assess available resources, and create a response plan that will save lives.
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With more than 38,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (aaos.org or orthoinfo.org), is the premier not-for-profit organization that provides education programs for orthopedic surgeons and allied health professionals, champions the interests of patients, and advances the highest quality of musculoskeletal health. Orthopedic surgeons and the Academy are the authoritative sources of information for patients and the general public on musculoskeletal conditions, treatments, and related issues. More than one in four Americans have a bone or joint health problems, making them. The greatest cause of lost workdays in the U.S. When orthopedic surgeons restore mobility and reduce pain, they help people get back to work and to independent, productive lives. Orthopedic surgeons keep this “Nation in Motion.” To learn more about the A Nation in Motion campaign, or to read hundreds of patient stories, or to submit your own story, visit ANationInMotion.org.