Disaster Life Support Training

  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is designated by the American Medical Association and the National Disaster Life Support Foundation as National Disaster Life Support Regional Disaster Preparedness Training Center.


    The NDLSF's mission is:

    • To extend the educational and networking activities in disaster medicine outside of the membership institutions
    • To promote the importance of specialized training for first responders, emergency room personnel, clinicians and all health-care providers
    • To encourage educational institutions and professional societies to provide curricular materials for broad-based, well-supervised training
    • To assist communities, states and federal agencies by providing educational experiences and materials of the highest caliber and most advanced technology
    • To promote and facilitate the establishment and accreditation of affiliated training centers