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Outcome-based approach in development of a disaster management course for healthcare workers.

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INTRODUCTION: The Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka provided voluntary healthcare services during the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami. At that time the faculty recognised the need to prepare the healthcare system for future disasters by enhancing the capability of healthcare workers. The development and implementation of a disaster management course for healthcare workers was identified as a priority. METHOD: An outcome-based approach was used to develop the curriculum. Qua...

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Wickramasinghe, KK More by this author
Ishara, MH More by this author
Liyanage, P More by this author
Karunathilake, IM More by this author
Samarasekera, D More by this author
Journal:
Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Volume:
36
Issue:
9
Pages:
765-769
Publication date:
2007-09-05
ISSN:
0304-4602
URN:
uuid:ce727c36-3adb-4f21-b862-8044c8eb528e
Source identifiers:
199553
Local pid:
pubs:199553

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