National Disaster Health Consortium

Disaster training

Wright State University nursing students scream for help while injured patients lie motionless in an abandoned cement facility at Calamityville. Continue reading

Wright State professor Sherry Farra selected for prestigious award from American Association of Colleges of Nursing

The award recognizes faculty members who systematically investigates questions related to student learning and the conditions under which it occurs to improve outcomes. Continue reading

Portable decontamination tent to provide interprofessional training for disaster response

Wright State acquires portable decontamination tent and sophisticated mannequins capable of mimicking a vast range of illnesses and injuries that will be used in disaster training. Continue reading

Ready to act

Volunteer high school students from Live Oaks Career Campus in Milford scream for help while injured patients lie motionless in an equipment storage facility at Calamityville. Continue reading

Watch: Ready to help

Video: Volunteer high school students scream for help after a simulated tornado training program at the National Disaster Health Consortium. Continue reading

Thinking it through

Wright State helps form Dayton Think Tank to respond to emergencies, disasters

The Dayton Think Tank includes terrorism, disaster and toxicology experts, emergency management specialists, military officials, political leaders, medical professionals, engineers, psychologists, computer scientists and law enforcement officials. Continue reading

Hands-on disaster

Wright State nursing students were among those who participated in a disaster response training exercise at Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville.
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Disaster training, an interprofessional effort

Wright State’s National Disaster Health Consortium holds disaster response exercise with Kettering Fairmont High School at the National Center for Medical Readiness. Continue reading

Virtual vibe

Nursing professor Sherry Farra uses virtual reality to conduct pioneering research in hospital evacuation training

Nursing professor Sherry Farra uses virtual reality to conduct pioneering research in hospital evacuation training. Continue reading

Critical mission

Health care professionals receive immersive training through Wright State’s National Disaster Health Consortium

Health care professionals receive immersive training in disaster response through program offered by the College of Nursing and Health. Continue reading