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Invitation to a Pilot Run of Basic Disaster Life Support Course 18 October 2017 (Wed), Hong Kong

We are pleased to announce that the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is going to conduct the National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) courses in Hong Kong with collaboration with the National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF).

 

The NDLS Courses

As endorsed by the American College of Emergency Physicians as the gold standard in all-hazards training for medical responses to mass casualty incident, the NDLS courses are a series of education programs to better prepare health care professionals and emergency response personnel for mass casualty events. Through competency-based courses and curricula, the NDLS program emphasizes an all-hazards, multidisciplinary approach to personal, institutional and community disaster management. Whether faced with a natural disaster, a terrorist attack or pandemic, NDLS courses provide the knowledge and skills health personnel need to execute successfully in a disaster.

 

The Basic Disaster Life Support Course to be conducted by the HKJCDPRI

NDLS courses are offered by the accredited NDLS Training Centre globally. With the support of the National Disaster Life Support Foundation based in the US and the National Training Centre based in China, the HKJCDPRI will pilot the Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS) course and the Advanced Disaster Life Support (ADLS) course in Hong Kong. Speakers will be from the NDLSF headquarters in the US and the National Training Centre.

 

The Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS) course will be opened for enrolment by eligible individuals while the Advanced Disaster Life Support course (ADLS) will be conducted on 20 and 21 October by closed invitation only.

Course

Basic Disaster Life Support course (BDLS)

Date

18 October 2017 (Wed)

Time

9:00am to 6:30pm

Mode

Classroom-based with lectures and group discussion

Programme

BDLS/ADLS description                      Rundown 

Medium

English

 

Course Fee:

The pilot course, textbooks and certificate will be complimentary for the first run. Participants will be provided with the textbooks prior to or at the course while the certificates issued by the NDLSF will be sent to the participants’ correspondence addresses upon successful evaluation.

 

Eligibility

  • Emergency medical personnel including doctors or nurses; or
  • Paramedics; or
  • First aid instructors or experienced first aid workers; or
  • Personnel involved in relevant training development and planning

 

Application and Feedback

Participants will be required to complete a questionnaire to provide feedback relating to the future development of disaster life support courses in Hong Kong.

 

Enrolment can be made on or before 29 September (Fri) on a first-come first-served basis via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/ksorLrGev4cFukZx1

 

Enquiries:

For enquiries, please contact Ms Tiffany  Yeung (tiffany@hkam.org.hk / Tel. 2871-8509).