DMAN Competencies

1. Explain methods of ensuring community health and safety preparedness

2. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of an all-hazards framework for disaster planning and mitigation

3. Apply strategies for sharing information with internal and external partners

4. Apply principles of crisis and risk communication

5. Identify the roles and relationships among federal, tribal, state, and local governments and non-governmental organizations

6. Describe psychosocial consequences likely to be experienced by public health workers and community members

7. Demonstrate proficiency in the use of triage systems in a disaster or public health emergency

8. Demonstrate proficiency in the provision of health system surge capacity for the management of mass casualties in a disaster or public health emergency

9. Demonstrate proficiency in the management of mass fatalities in a disaster or public health emergency

10. Demonstrate proficiency in the initiation, deployment, and coordination of national, regional, state, local and institutional incident command and emergency operations systems

11. Analyze the ethical challenges faced by public health workers and public health organizations