The Master will be based on:
- self-directed study under faculty guidance based on didactic activities integrated in an e-learning curriculum, provided on the Internet (www.dismedmaster.com);This will allow the student:
-to learn the core content of the program and to decide what to study in a greater detail at different levels
-to interact with the Faculty and facilitators for a better understanding of difficult points
-to collaborate with other students to learn how to deal with team-work
- a residential session during which the students meet the faculty and peers to interact in debates, practical exercises and simulation exercises, meant for solving problems in disaster situations and assessing the student’s ability to apply an integrated knowledge base. The course, held in a location fixed by the Executive Committee, is scheduled for the next edition from May 13th to May 27th, 2017;
- a final on line examination provided on the Internet composed of an electronic simulation exercise of a disaster presenting medico-organisational and medical care problems and a multiple choice questionnaire on the content of the electronic textbook.
- the writing of a dissertation or a research paper on a topic approved by the Executive Committee and under the supervision of two tutors. One tutor is proposed by the student and belongs to the student’s former or present academic or institutional environment; the second tutor is a faculty member of the EMDM.
Modalities for evaluation of students’ performance on the website:
The E-Learning platform will allow the Course Director and the Faculty to follow the progression in knowledge performance for each student.
The passage from a module’s content to the following one will be allowed after an evaluation test.
The final examination, provided on the Internet, is composed of an electronic simulation exercise of a disaster where the students have to solve medico-organizational and medical care problems and a multiple choice questionnaire.