This 3-hour curriculum provides practical guidance for rehabilitation professionals preparing to work in conflict and disaster response. Each of the nine courses in this series is based on a specific chapter in Humanity and Inclusion’s Early Rehabilitation in Conflicts and Disasters Handbook. The courses can be taken individually or as a full series.
As you move through the courses, you can use the field handbook as a reference guide to answer questions and find additional information on the key challenges in delivering early rehabilitation in emergency settings and the basics of patient assessment and treatment in six clinical areas: fractures, peripheral nerve injuries, amputees, acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and burns.
- Understand the unique challenges associated with complex trauma, injury surge, and resource scarcity that rehabilitation professionals face when working in emergency settings.
- Examine approaches to meet patient needs and navigate the demands of emergency medical response in challenging environments.
- Describe the practical steps to deliver quality early rehabilitation and care that maximizes patient outcomes.
Humanity and Inclusion designed this course for rehabilitation professionals who are new to working with traumatic injuries in conflict and disaster response and humanitarian emergency settings.