Disaster Medicine A Multi-Modality Curriculum Designed and Implemented for Emergency Medicine Residents
Ngo, J., Schertzer, K., Harter, P. and Smith-Coggins, R. (2016). Disaster Medicine: A Multi-Modality Curriculum Designed and Implemented for Emergency Medicine Residents. (Abstract only; free registration required to request full text.) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 10(4):611-4.
This article describes a comprehensive, multi-modality approach focused on simulation to teach disaster medicine to emergency medicine residents in a 3-year curriculum that included classroom lectures, tabletop exercises, virtual reality simulation, high-fidelity simulation, hospital disaster drills, and journal club discussion. Participants felt better prepared to respond to disasters after completing this training program.