A primary barrier to building a disaster healthcare capability is the lack of understanding among stakeholders of each other’s needs and capabilities. The purpose of the CDPH course, Healthcare Response for CBRNE Mass Casualties, is to help reduce the gaps and silos that inhibit community healthcare resilience.

Share Critical Information

Learn what kinds of information hospitals need and how you can effectively provide the information they need to make critical decisions.

Support Surge Capacity

Will you be able to increase staffing and hospital capacity quickly? Gain insight into best practices for surge planning and response.

Provide Resource Assistance

Understanding what hospitals need to sustain capacity throughout a CBRNE event enhances pre-event resource planning and helps optimize emergency resource assistance.

Use Hospital Capabilities

From laboratory testing to symptom identification, discover ways that hospitals can support you and other healthcare partners with vital information for safety and response.

Collaborate on Preparedness

Coordinated, community-wide pre-event planning is the key to successful CBRNE response and disaster resilience. This course provides joint preparedness guidance.

Partner for Resilience

Disaster resilience requires strong emergency response partnerships. This provides a foundation for building healthcare coaltions for collaborative emergency response.

What People Are Saying

This comprehensive on-line course provides essential knowledge about all aspects of preparing for all hazards CBRNE mass casualty events, which requires multiple response sectors to work together within integrated healthcare coalitions. Particularly valuable to Healthcare Partners, which provide critical support for disaster response resilience of healthcare capabilities, are best practice resources in threat recognition, situational awareness, and response contribution roles.
Paula Scalingi • Executive Director, Bay Area Center for Regional Disaster Resilience