GHL6100EN - Medical Responses to Disaster & Crises

Course description

This course offers students an introduction to the diverse disasters encountered around the globe, the medical responses that are available in the intial and later phases

How this course benefits students

This course is intended to introduce students to a knowledge through overview of disasters around the globe and the responses available.

Why this course is important

Disaster are happening at a higher frequency and intensity worldwide many refer to Biblical refrences about such signs increasing as the end nears. Being prepared in some practical way from previous experiences may help assist those going through the crises to feel the Love of God in a practical way

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Global Healthcare
Educational level
Master
Learning type
Instructional
Prerequisites
None
Upcoming terms
Pending
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.
Professor
Dr. Nad Tad, DABFM, FAAFP, Professor of Medical Mission

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Bilbilical basis for help in crisis such as the Samaritan's response and the concept of "neigbor" as described by Christ

Missionally driven

Will give the student insight into the immense opportunites afforded through Medical Disaster Responses to represent the ministry of Christ

Contextually informed

Customizing responses depending on context

Interculturally focused

Communication and coordination of assessment and response in crisis among those of varying backgrounds/nations

Practically minded

Applicable first few steps during criss and aftermath steps for assessment and coping and referral

Experientially transformed

Students will be encouraged to review their own life's or loved ones" painful experiences and crises and to see what was helpful and what was not