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NDLS I

National Disaster Life Support™ - Instructor Course

The NDLS Instructor course is provided for any individual who has successfully completed the ADLS® course and desires to become an instructor. The half-day course includes instruction in coordinating and conducting the four rotating stations of ADLS®. These stations are:

  • Mass-Casualty Management
  • Human Patient Simulations
  • PPE and Decontamination
  • Disaster Skills

Each station requires unique equipment and supplies and poses logistical challenges. Instructions are provided regarding how to setup the scenarios and how the mock victims are used in support of the course. The requirement for victim moulage is also detailed to include presenting symptoms and circumstances. The minimum facility requirement for each module is specified. 

Target Audience

Any ADLS® student desiring to become an instructor