- Disaster-ready health leaders who provide coordinated and competent care as members of an interprofessional health care team in preparedness, response, or recovery.
- Workforce development and maintenance as needed for national health security.
- Training standardization during disaster preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation to improve nationwide performance of health care professionals.
- Foster informed, empowered health care teams and disaster-resilient communities
- Ensure prevention or mitigation of environmental and other emerging threats to health: before, during and after disaster
- Incorporate post-incident health recovery into planning and response
- Foster integrated, scalable health care delivery systems
- Provide disaster health care that is based on the best available science, evaluation and quality improvement
- Promote interprofessional communications during disaster
- Demonstrate situational awareness of self, team and community safety
- Apply team dynamics via specific roles that assures safe, timely, efficient, effective and equitable delivery of disaster health care
- Responds effectively to disaster scenarios adapting knowledge from disaster medicine and public health core competencies