HSCI-222 Crisis Management in College Health
Fall for 2017-2018
Day, Carol
This multidisciplinary seminar course will examine emergency preparedness and response from a college community perspective. Various types of health crises encountered by the community as well as the individual will be examined.

Infrastructure issues will be explored as well as the importance of planning, networking, collaboration, and response.

This course will utilize tabletop exercises, public health games and multi-media training exercises to simulate crisis management.

This course is part of the Engelhard Project. An Engelhard course is designed to engage students to reflect on student health and mental health issues in ways that enhance and reinforce the content of the course. Connections are made to the issues of health and well being of students enrolled in the course and the University resources available to address the issues.

At the completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Describe the emergency preparedness planning process and systems in place to respond to crises.

2. Assess the complexity of responding to individuals in crises and crises within a community.

3. Explore populations at risk for crises.

4. Examine the role of epidemiology in community crisis.

5. Analyze the impact of various types of crises on a campus community.

6. Understand crisis management.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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