Basic Disaster Life Support
AMA provides 7.5 CME’s for Physicians; 8 contact hours for nurses, EMT’s and paramedics. This course has been approved for EMT credit by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS). Credit for NJ ALS personnel is determined by the clinical coordinator of your sponsoring MICU.
BDLS is a review of the all hazards topics which is a collection of various man made and natural events that have the capacity to cause multiple casualties. BDLS will provide a comprehensive preparedness required to manage the casualties resulting from the plethora of possible hazards. This course meets the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 1910.120) requirement for Hazardous Materials Awareness Level.
This course is offered in conjunction with RWJUH Departments of Emergency Preparedness and Trauma and Injury Prevention. The target audience for the course is physicians, physician assistants, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, allied health professionals, public health professionals and veterinarians.