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Advanced Disaster Life Support - ADLS (SMRS0029)

The Advanced Disaster Life Support™ (ADLS) course is an intense 15?]hour course that allows participants to demonstrate competencies in mass casualty management. Core education elements include the ADLS manual and five interactive lectures (Disasters and Public Health Emergencies; Triage in Disasters and Public Health Emergencies; Health System Surge Capacity for Disasters and Public Health Emergencies; Community Health Emergency Operations and Response; and Legal and Ethical Issues in Disasters).

Essential training components include population scenarios discussion; mass casualty triage tabletop and situational training exercises; surge tabletop scenario for a health care facility; personal protective equipment skills performance and decontamination video review; casualty management in small groups with simulated scenarios; and emergency operations center situational training exercise. ADLS requires learners to apply knowledge learned in the Core Disaster Life Support® (CDLS®) and Basic Disaster Life Support™ (BDLS®) courses.

Course Objectives:

Explain the shift from individual?] topopulation?]based care in a disaster orpublic health emergency.

Practice mass casualty triage in a simulated disaster scenario.

Choose strategies to establish organizational and community surge capacity in a disaster or public health emergency.

Differentiate roles performed in an emergency operations center or incident command center established in response to a simulated mass casualty event.

Discuss legal, regulatory, and ethical principles and practices to enable health professionals to provide crisis standards of care in a disaster or public health emergency.

Select personal protective equipment and decontamination measures appropriate for personnel and public health protection in a disaster or public health emergency.

Apply clinical skills for the management of mass casualties in simulated all?]hazards scenarios.

Category/Level Advanced  
Language English 
Date(s)  Wed. Dec 12, 2018 0730 
Thu. Dec 13, 2018 0730 
Location Edwin W. Monroe Conference Center
2000 Venture Tower Dr., Greenville NC 27834 
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Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By Eastern Healthcare Preparedness Region 
Primary Instructor Harrison, Steve 
Course Length  
Course Hours 15 
Prerequisites Successful completion of the Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS)course.
Target Audience Healthcare Professionals 
Maximum Participants 20
# Open Seats 20
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

**LOCATION**  Brody School of Medicine Simulation Lab, 600 Moye Blvd., Greenville, NC 27858

Parking Directions can be found under the course description at   |   |  Emergency Management Program's HelpDesk: 919-825-2574   |  NCEM Email   |  Healthcare Program's HelpDesk: 919-855-3812   |  OEMS Email