– I will start with the course description (taken from the syllabus of this course I’ve already sent you before): This course focuses on the myriad of activities that define the first phase of emergency and disaster management, namely planning and preparedness. Highlights of the curricula include the hazard vulnerability analysis, development of an emergency operations plan and understanding the importance of mitigation strategies to reduce risk to a community, agency or hospital.
The required Textbooks for this course: Required: 1. Disaster Medicine, Comprehensive Principles and Practice 2011, Koenig and Schultz 2. Disaster Policy & Politics, 2nd Ed., Richard Sylves 3. Emergency Planning, Perry and Lindell, 2007 4. Select journal articles – posted under Topics of Study 5. *Mass Notification and Crisis Communications, Denise C. Walker *only one chapter is used from this book for this course (although the text is used in other DMM courses); the chapter is provided electronically in Topics of Study. Suggested: Disaster Medicine, Ciottone
– The topic of this week (last week of the term), Week 12, is :Special Topics in Emergency Planning: Mass Gatherings and Altered Standards of Care in Disasters
THE RESOURCES (READING ASSIGNMENTS) OF THIS WEEK, Wk12, are :
1. Sylves, Chapter 9
2. Attached to each Discussion Board question
– The assignment of this week can be found in the first attachment called DB WK12. *NOTE:
For us this week, we will do the SECOND CHOICE that has a medical background. THIS QUESTION NEED AN IMPORTANT FILE THAT I WILL UPLOAD WITH THIS ORDER, so the number of attachments of this order are two: one has the question itself (the second part in particular) AND the other file is the attachment, which you MUST use please to answer this question.
NOTE: I don’t know how many references you need, but please use whatever needed BUT PLEASE USE THE ATTACHMENT AS THE MAIN SOURCE TO ANSWER THIS QUESTION.
PLEASE COVER IT VERY WELL FROM ALL ITS ASPECTS.