Tuesday, February 16, 2016

IMPRESS and “Disaster Medicine and Health-Crisis Management” MSc

In order to strengthen IMPRESS dissemination activity, KEMEA has established close collaboration with the postgraduate course (MSc) on “Disaster Medicine and Health-Crisis Management” (http://crisis.med.uoa.gr) of the Faculty of Medicine of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.   

In this context, KEMEA has participated in “Disaster Medicine Seminar” held in the premises of the Medical School (Athens) the 15th and 16th of January 2016.  This seminar considered several topics related to the IMPRESS activity including Hospital preparedness- The European model, Surge capacity, Hospital Incident Command System, Hospital Incident Action Planning, Effective Response and Recovery, Scenarios, Design and Tools, and Hospital emergency operational plans. During the event the project brochure and the IMPRESS newsletter was distributed to the participants.

Further to the above, IMPRESS was included in the program of the upcoming seminar of the Masters Course titled “PhAid 2016 - Emergency Prehospital First Aids Training”, which will take place in 19-20 February 2016, in the Library of  Health Science (Athens, Greece).  The audience shall include post-graduate students and professionals in emergency medicine. The IMPRESS solution and the training platform of the project will be considered during the panel discussion at the end of the event.

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