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Coordination Is Of Great Importance In Disaster Situations

What is Emergency and Disaster Management Program?

It is all work done to reduce and manage the effects of a potential disaster or emergency. Emergency and Disaster Management in Turkey's earthquake risk for natural disasters such as that in the geographical area, will take the initiative in the event of a possible disaster is of great importance in terms of well-trained manpower.

Improvement Studies in Disaster Condition are Provided by Proper Coordination

The purpose of the Emergency and Disaster Management Program; To take precautions such as education, awareness, and project development before disasters such as earthquakes, floods, avalanches, landslides. In the event of a disaster, it is to train and manage all kinds of loss-reducing activities, especially coordination, and to train innovative, researcher and entrepreneurial staff with knowledge and skills related to the profession.

This program provides students with an understanding of emergency and disaster management, as well as improving their analytical and communication skills; It is offered to improve themselves in various career paths, including fire safety, evacuation, pre-disaster planning and legal bases. Students who successfully complete the program are entitled to receive an Associate Degree in Emergency and Disaster Management. Emergency and Disaster Management Program can do Double Major for First and Emergency Aid, Environmental Health and Occupational Health and Safety associate degree programs. Graduates of the Emergency and Disaster Management associate degree program can switch to Emergency and Disaster Management, Nursing and Nursing Health Services undergraduate programs together with DGS (Vertical Transfer Exam).

What are the Responsibilities of Emergency and Disaster Management Technicians?

Completers of the program are titled Emergency and Disaster Management Technician. Graduates; It can take precautions such as education, awareness raising and project development before disasters, and in case of disasters, it can perform and manage all kinds of loss-reducing activities, especially coordination. In disasters, the crisis desk can take responsibility and train and manage the civil defense units attached to it. By organizing search and rescue activities under all circumstances, they can undertake the referral and administration, and when necessary, they can periodically train all people living in the region where they work in search-rescue and survival. Thus, they can ensure that institutions and individuals can make proactive preparation against hazards, disasters and natural damages.

What are the lessons learned in the Emergency and Disaster Management Program?

In the program, students are taught basic anatomy, physiology, disaster and emergency legislation for legal rights in disasters, fire and fire safety, disaster management lessons to get comprehensive information about fire. In addition, they take emergency and rescue activities, emergency and disaster planning, disaster and emergency psychology and an introduction to occupational health and safety in order to carry out search and rescue activities in disasters. They take chemical-biological-radiological-nuclear hazards lessons in disasters in response to chemical-biological-radiological-nuclear armaments. In addition to the theoretical lessons, students engage in field practice and do compulsory summer practice in the field in the first year of summer. Turkey is located in the Emergency and Disaster Management Program as the first laboratory Uskudar University.

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