The Graduate Certificate in Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (HEPR) program of learning provides health professionals with the unique opportunity to explore and develop knowledge of the health aspects of preparedness and response to health emergencies including natural disasters. This course provides a unique focus on the health response element of emergency management including the fundamentals of health preparedness, health coordination and health response from an operational and clinical perspective.
The course is developed and delivered by experts from the health emergency workforce within Australia in partnership with Charles Darwin University and the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC) - the home of Australia's health emergency response capability. This course draws on the experience and knowledge developed over many years at the NCCTRC and provides the required foundation knowledge for health professionals wanting to value add to their organisation in preparing and responding to the next health emergency event locally, nationally, and internationally. This course is delivered completely online.