Stephen J. Cloobeck Regional Center for Disaster Life Support
We provide educational courses to students, healthcare providers, first responders, law enforcement, and other community members on how to prepare and successfully manage a public health emergency or mass casualty disaster. We are an official training facility for the National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF), which strives to achieve and promote world-wide excellence in education, training, research and response related to disaster medicine and public health preparedness based on competency-based educational principles, scientific evidence, and the best clinical and public health practices.
Facilities & Training
The Stephen J. Cloobeck Regional Center for Disaster Life Support will be certified by the National Disaster Life Support Foundation. Centers across the country were created in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attack to provide education, training, research, and response related to disaster medicine and public health preparedness.
Learn life-saving bleeding control techniques for emergency situations in this individual-based course.
Disaster Life Support Training
Disasters and mass casualties can happen anytime and anywhere.
- 25 Million Americans were affected by a major natural disaster in 2017.
- On October 1, 2017, Las Vegas experienced a tragic mass casualty event.
The Stephen J. Cloobeck Regional Center for Disaster Life Support at Touro University Nevada is offering two National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLS) courses that will help you be prepared if you find yourself in a disaster or mass casualty. The certification you receive upon completion of these courses are invaluable in your career as well as those you will help.
The Basic Disaster Life Support™ (BDLS®) course is a 7.5 hour competency-based, awareness-level course that introduces concepts and principles to prepare health professionals for the management of injuries and illnesses caused by disasters and public health emergencies. Take part in emergency scenarios and discussions as you learn to manage injuries and illnesses caused by disasters or health emergencies.
The Advanced Disaster Life Support™ (ADLS®) course is an intense 15-hour course that allows participants to demonstrate competencies in mass casualty management. Expand your knowledge on mass casualty response through this course.
Note: You must complete the BDLS® course prior to taking the ADLS® course.
Our facility houses 18,000 square feet of training space to receive crucial disaster and life support training in a private space, plus:
- 80-person lecture hall
- 50-person common area
- Static Manikin
- Standardized Patients
- Cut Suit
- Moulage: The art of applying mock injuries for the purpose of training emergency response teams and other medical and military personnel
Stephen J. Cloobeck Regional Center for Disaster Life Support Receives National Certification
“Natural disasters and mass casualty scenarios can happen anywhere, and a better prepared community will help save lives.”David Clegg Administrative Director of the Cloobeck Center