This hour-long, asynchronous course is designed for both public health and emergency preparedness professionals and students, as well as the information professionals that support them, who are interested in a basic introduction to emergency and disaster management concepts and learning where you can find information resources to both prepare and respond to emergencies that might take place in your community.

Attendees will learn about the four phases of emergency management and how you can use the National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus, DisasterLit, REMM, and WISER databases to access life saving information related to public health emergencies and disasters.

To register and receive an enrollment key via email, please visit please visit the Dissemination and Disasters: Using Information to Save Lives (new window) class page on