Online Diploma in Disaster Management
Online Diploma in Disaster Management

Though most disasters cannot be prevented, the impact of disasters upon communities can be significantly reduced by preparedness and planning. The online diploma course in Disaster Management aims to deliver advanced training on the management of the public health implications of disasters.

Online Diploma in Disaster Management is a one year program conducted by the Department of Medical Education. The program has been designed for Healthcare workers in both public and private sectors including primary and emergence care physicians, public health personnel, nurses, pre-hospital care providers and first responders.

Next Intake On 2018 January

Closing Date for Applications is 2018 – 12 – 01

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  • Duration: one year
  • Credit Hours:
  • SLQF level: 3
  • MBBS or equivalent registered/registerable with the Sri Lanka Medical Council(SLMC)

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  • Healthcare workers who are involved in Disaster Management activities who have,
    • at least three GCE (A/L) passes AND
    • undergone at least a two-year training course which leads to a qualification registerable in SLMC AND
    • documentary evidence of at least 3 years of experience in the health service AND
    • a minimum of credit pass for English at GCE (O/L)
  • All candidates will be selected after a written selection test.
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Participants will be assessed by written assignments submitted electronically at the end of each module. These assignments are designed to promote application of the principles learnt to their own situation and critical reflection on the discussed approaches. The participant is expected to demonstrate mastery of the concepts and principles introduced in the module and their application. Formative assessments will be in the form of mandatory online forum discussions.

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  • Course Fee: Rs. 50,000

Department of Medical Education

+94 112 695 300 ext. 243