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- Despite numerous attacks and threats both in the US and around the world, there is no standardized disaster preparedness curriculum for health profession students
- This project is the development and implementation of an IPE disaster preparedness curriculum with both a mandatory component and additional training as an elective at Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) in Philadelphia
- Upon completion of the elective component, students are Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hospital Emergency Response Team (HERT) certified and become part of the hospital’s disaster response and decontamination team
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Jasper, MD, Edward; Bouchaud, PhD, MSN, CNS, RN, CRRN, Mary; Berg, MD, Dale; Berg, MD, Katherine W; and McAna, PhD, John F, "Development of a Disaster Preparedness Interprofessional Education (IPE) Program for Health Profession Students" (2018). College of Population Health Posters. 15.