This presentation by Tab Ballis, LCSW, LCAS, is part of the North Carolina Disaster Response Network Training series and provides a macro-perspective of the range of events which constitute a disaster, and the differentiating characteristics that are experienced by victims and responders.
* Understand the differences between "natural" and "manmade" disasters
* Gain awareness of the cultural and community characteristics
* Learn to utilize an awareness of the "Phases of Disaster"
The North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness.
Participants in this course will receive .05 CEU credits for the completion of this module. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.