Learn how the DISASTER Paradigm™ can help you respond to a mass casualty emergency using an “all-hazards” approach.

The NDLS™ program has already certified over 115,000 individuals that are saving lives daily. 
To schedule a course in your area email com@augusta.edu.



The NDLS™ courses are a series of educational programs designed to better prepare health care professionals and emergency response personnel for mass casualty events. The courses stress a comprehensive, “all-hazards” approach to assist health care professionals respond to disasters and other public health emergencies.

History: The faculty at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, in collaboration with the University of Georgia, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and Texas A&M School of Public Health created The National Disaster Life Support (NDLS™) courses. The Center of Operational Medicine’s office of Disaster Medicine is the National Training Center East for the foundation. The National Disaster Life Support Foundation is a not-for-profit foundation that has been established to oversee and administer the NDLS program and is co-located with the Center of Operational Medicine at Augusta University.  


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