2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 6200 - Risk Assessment, Preparedness, and Disaster Mitigation♦


(5 cr.) Risk assessment and mitigation are key components to effective all-hazards emergency management. In this course, students focus on the methods and techniques required to assess a community’s risk and what measures are needed to protect human life and capital assets. Students can learn ways to evaluate the social vulnerability and identify special needs of populations who may be at greater risk during an emergency or disaster. Students then explore methods to reduce risk and build capacity through preparedness and mitigation techniques. In addition, as part of this course, students complete the FEMA Emergency Management Institute course IS-393.a: Introduction to Hazard Mitigation.
 
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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