This course introduces students to the basics of responding to disasters as a veterinary responder and builds a base for further development in responder training. Students receive training on Incident Command Systems (ICS), learn about the role of veterinarians in disaster response through first-hand accounts and case studies, and craft their own disaster response plan and ICS organizational chart.
Students who complete the course will be added to a database of FEMA-trained basic-volunteer responders at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Course Lead Instructor: Dr. L.A. King, DVM
- Course Number: VME 6820 all sections
- Semester Credit Hours: 1
- Term: Spring/Summer/Fall
- Syllabus: Syllabus