EMG208 Post Impact Disaster Management (16)
In this subject students will enhance their understanding of current emergency operations management and specifically what actions could be taken during the impact and post-impact phases of any emergency. This subject analyses how an actual emergency/disaster was managed and what appropriate changes or initiatives could be enacted to enhance the future management of a similar emergency/disaster. The subject also analyses the specific actions that should be taken during the post impact phase of an emergency to facilitate its effective management.
Subject availability
Session 2 (60)
Online
Manly Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Assumed Knowledge
EMG206
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe the legislation and regulations that were involved during an emergency event
  • be able to describe the warning system that was utilised during an emergency event
  • be able to describe the search and rescue aspects of an emergency event
  • be able to describe the triage and casualty care aspects of an emergency event
  • be able to describe the disaster victim identification and coronial investigation aspects of an emergency event
  • be able to describe the critical incident stress management aspects related to an emergency event
  • be able to describe the management of community support services during an emergency event
  • be able to describe the management of recovery and restoration within a community following an emergency event
  • be able to describe changes made in the emergency management arrangements within a community as a result of an emergency event
  • be able to describe the effects those changes will have on the community's ability to deal with a similar emergency event if it were to occur today
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:

 

Warning systems

Legislation and regulations

Search and rescue

Triage and casualty care

Disaster victim identification and coronial inquiry

Critical incident stress management

Community services

Recovery and restoration of a community

Hypothetical assessment

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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