ADPR Course

Disasters are increasing worldwide, requiring increased awareness of and proficiency in interdisciplinary, clinical response to improve medical care for disaster victims. ADPR teaches participants about the incident command system, refines situational awareness, and reviews the three major triage systems.

 

Disasters are increasing worldwide, requiring increased awareness of and proficiency in interdisciplinary, clinical response to improve medical care for disaster victims.

  • Incident Command System
  • Situational Awareness
  • Triage
  • Natural Disasters
  • Explosives
  • Decontamination


Target Audience

EMTs, AEMTs, Paramedics, Nurses, Physicians, Public Health Professionals

Course Objectives
The Advanced Disaster Preparedness & Response (ADPR) program is a 4 hour course. There are no pre-requisites for the course and no exams included in the course.
Upon completion, the participant will be able to:

  • Apply the ABCDEs paradigm of ADPR™ to your practice.
  • Define the meaning of each letter in the ABCDE paradigm of ADPR™
  • Refine your situational awareness.
  • Use current triage systems (MASS, SALT, START with RPM).
  • Describe decontamination for each of the three general types of hazards.

Disclaimer: ADPR is not part of the Advanced Hazmat Life Support Program, but is developed by the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, home of AHLS.

Continuing Education Credit

College of Medicine
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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