Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness

Developed by the American College of Surgeons, DMEP teaches planning methods, preparedness, and medical management of trauma patients in mass casualty disaster situations. Through lecture and interactive scenarios, you’ll learn incident command terminology, principles of disaster triage, injury patterns, and availability of assets for support. At the conclusion of the course, students will have the ability to:

Target Audience

Surgeons who have a role in disaster planning and management, or who wish to have an understanding of disaster management principles and practice.