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Have you ever viewed a news report depicting the aftermath of a devastating natural disaster? The damage to human life and property are both staggering and heartbreaking. All parts of the world face the possibility of floods, hurricanes, tornados, fires, landslides, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other natural phenomena. Are you prepared if disaster would strike you? This course will help you prepare! The course is appropriate for any learner who is proactive about developing the core competencies of disaster readiness and survival planning. It is especially useful if you are seeking techniques that can ensure your personal protection, as well as the safety of your family, property, and belongings, during a natural disaster. In addition, it offers essential preparation for a variety of emergency situations and inconveniences, even if you do not live in major tornado, flood, hurricane, tsunami, or earthquake zone. For instance, could you and your loved ones manage without access to potable water, electricity, fuel, and banking facilities? If you are unsure of your ability to respond in any of these possible scenarios, this course is for you! Throughout the course, you will be introduced to the Disaster Cycle, specifically the Mitigation and Recovery phases, and will create an extensive personal preparedness plan for survival in the absence of common amenities, such as food and water, shelter, and communication. You will also acquire practical, easy-to-apply strategies for maintaining a healthy attitude during disaster which can allow you to remain calm, avoid panic, and draw upon inner and outer resources in dire circumstances. Although death may be an inevitable outcome of extreme circumstances, a balanced outlook can provide comfort for all parties involved. Finally, issues of how institutions and governments can aid in disaster are also discussed. If you are interested in this topic you may be interested in other online programs at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. Learn more about those programs by visiting our website:

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30 de ene. de 2017

Really great course that's paced well. I believe this is a course everyone should and CAN take! These things are important to know especially if you live in an area where disasters are prone.


7 de oct. de 2020

grateful to have this kind of Course in here while having sponsor. Most important course because it teaches the basic surviving skills and safety during disaster. likewise, Safety First!

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por Mohammad M O R

12 de nov. de 2020

wonderful course

por Andrew L

7 de nov. de 2020

very nice course

por Helio F d C M F

10 de dic. de 2019

Muito bom curso!

por Trân P T M

5 de ene. de 2021

excelent course

por 121710316050 S R N

15 de oct. de 2020

It is very Good

por Mobin S

15 de ago. de 2017

Great learning!


8 de jun. de 2020

perfect course

por Md. R H

27 de abr. de 2020

Happy to learn

por Syed M U

8 de abr. de 2018

awesome course

por PSSg M C M

9 de abr. de 2021

good learning

por Himangshu B

23 de sep. de 2020

Thats a great

por S V S C R 1

29 de oct. de 2020


por Roxanne W

5 de jun. de 2020

Great Class!


25 de abr. de 2020

good teacher

por James S

24 de dic. de 2016

Great course

por Adedeji A

29 de abr. de 2021


por PEMS R D L

11 de feb. de 2021


por Kamaldeen H

21 de jun. de 2020


por MR I D

14 de may. de 2020

Enjoyed it.


4 de abr. de 2019

good course


1 de feb. de 2021


por Mark A F

15 de dic. de 2016


por Turlea O

24 de may. de 2016


por MOHD K B M

13 de dic. de 2022

Very Good

por Jeffrey L D M

17 de abr. de 2021