This online disaster management course was launched in 2010 to introduce Western Australian users to emergency management principles and arrangements within a health context.
It is aimed at staff from within WA Health and other emergency response organisations who would like to develop their awareness of the WA Health aspects of emergency management.
This course is not mandatory but recommended for staff who may have a role in preparing their health service for a mass casualty incident and/or those who wish to pursue further disaster preparedness education and training courses.
There is a basic version (approximately 2 hours - 4 modules x 30 minutes) and an intermediate version (approximately 3.5 hours - 7 modules x 30 minutes). Staff should select either the Basic or Intermediate course, all material from the basic course is included in the intermediate). You can re-enter the course as many times as you wish.