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EPRM 6016 Fundamentals of Emergency Preparedness (Fall and Spring)


Prof. Flick


Course Description:

This course is designed to teach the student the basic principles of emergency management and how they apply to all hazards, including those due to disasters, terrorism, and public health emergencies. The student is shown how the discipline of emergency preparedness applies science and technology, planning, risk analysis, and management in dealing with large and complex events; events that have the potential to cause significant morbidity and mortality, extensive damage to property, as well as to the economic and physical infrastructure of communities. Lastly, the student is shown how the preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery phases apply to these events.