Core Disaster Medicine Education

Sarin, R., Biddinger, P., Brown, J., et al. (2019). Core Disaster Medicine Education (CDME) for Emergency Medicine Residents in the United States. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 34(5): 473-480.
The authors created a core curriculum of 40 disaster medicine educational topics for emergency medicine residencies. This included the following topics: patient triage, surge capacity, introduction to disaster nomenclature, blast injuries, mitigation, hospital response to chemical mass-casualty incident (MCI), decontamination, trauma MCI, disaster exercises and training, biological agents, personal protective equipment, and hospital response to radiation MCI.
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