Who We Are
The National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF) is a 501(c)3 Not-For-Profit Foundation dedicated to the establishment and propagation of standardized, all-hazards, multi-disciplinary, and competency-based training programs for first responders in mass casualty situations.
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.
NDLSF offers multiple courses
A network of affiliated training centers with 88 domestic and 18 International conduct these courses. More than 200,000 individuals have been trained. The NDLSF is partnered with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for co-branding and promotion of the courses.