Prerequisites: 40:152 or permission of Instructor.
This course provides a focused discussion of the emergency management issues facing the Canadian health sector. The functions and policies of federal, provincial and regional organizations and their implications for the health sector's involvement in mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities will be examined. Students will also consider how different hazards, including pandemic disease outbreaks, terrorism, and mass casualty incidents, affect roles and responsibilities within the health sector. Case studies and international comparisons will be used to highlight these issues.
3 lecture hours per week, one term
Transfer Equivalents: Look up 40:353 in the BU Course Transfer Database.