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Educational Resources

We provide a variety of disaster learning materials on our online platform.

Educational Resources

The HKJCDPRI Educational Resources Section targets at clinical and health practitioners, health services administrators, professionals involving in planning, development and construction, and voluntary responders. All resources can be viewed at any time convenient to learners and at learners’ own pace.

The Webinars/Webcasts and Case Studies sub-sections contain knowledge in emergency planning, disaster preparedness and responses, community resilience including leadership and management.

The Blog sub-section provides a platform where our team and peers share news and updates, as well as opinions and experiences in building disaster preparedness for the communities.

 

All resources listed here are freely and publicly available, unless specified otherwise. We ask users to use them with respect and credit the authors as appropriate.

2018

08/11/2018
The concept of hospital contingency planning, as well as business continuity in Hospital  Services  is vital to ensure the continuation of  provision  of  high quality  patient care even in times of service  disruption,  and to recover quickly and safely from incidents. The World Health Organization (WHO) initiated the concept of “Safe Hospitals from Disasters” to reduce risk... 
03/07/2018
In line with the most recent adult learning theories, including the concepts of self-directed learning, andragogy and experiential learning, CRIMEDIM courses are based on innovative teaching methodologies such as distance learning, table-top exercises, virtual reality simulations and disaster drills. By integrating the learning process to the demand of everyday life, simulations   
03/07/2018
Climate change is one of the main global environmental changes which the world is experiencing in the 21st century. Urban communities are vulnerable to climate impact for its high density based living arrangements and its heavy reliance on life-line infrastructures for basic survival needs. Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)
03/07/2018
Management of disasters, like most major incidents, can be divided  in  three phases, i.e. Before, During and After. Actions taken during each phase are, respectively, Prevention & Preparedness; Response and Recovery. The role of a senior leader in the disaster management team is essential at each of these three phases.

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