This course can enable both undergraduate and graduate level students to earn 3 credit hours while participating in service and developing skills that will prepare them for times of personal or widespread disaster. Course topics include disaster preparedness, disaster medical operations and triage, fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster psychology, awareness and response techniques for both sexual assault and substance, and terrorism prevention and response.
Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 4 to 6:50 p.m. in G10 Oglebay Hall. (CRN #88608). Students from all backgrounds, in any major, and with all levels of physical ability are invited to enroll. The course does have a departmental hold for registration. For more information, or to request to enroll, contact WVU's Disaster Relief VISTA, Heather Beeseck at firstname.lastname@example.org, or course instructor, Alexis McMillen, Assistant Director at the Center for Service and Learning at email@example.com.