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Table 4 Knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in dignitary medicine curriculum

From: A dignitary medicine curriculum developed using a modified Delphi methodology

Skill area Knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs)
Protective medicine Demonstrate an understanding of KSAs in basic Disaster Medicine and Emergency Management
Protective medicine Demonstrate an understanding of the KSAs of implementing an integrated emergency medical service system into the security umbrella surrounding the client
Protective medicine Demonstrate an understanding of KSAs in the processes and procedures of medical evacuation from the most likely scenarios
Protective medicine Demonstrate an understanding of KSAs in motorcade operation procedures
Protective medicine Demonstrate an understanding of KSAs in the application of medical intelligence in risk assessment in medical operations
Protective medicine Demonstrate an understanding of KSAs in public relations including media training
Clinical competency Demonstrate an understanding of KSAs in basic essential emergency medical care and resuscitation
Clinical competency Demonstrate an understanding of KSAs in trauma field care
Advances in medical technology and electronic records Demonstrate KSAs in the use of telemedicine technologies in the delivery of high-quality patient care
Advances in medical technology and electronic records Demonstrate KSAs in the integration and utilization of advanced telecommunications in patient care
Advances in medical technology and electronic records Demonstrate KSAs in the use of the EMR while strictly following security and patient confidentiality
Advances in medical technology and electronic records Demonstrate KSAs in the use of cutting-edge point of care diagnostic testing devices
Leadership Demonstrate KSAs in crisis and leadership management
Leadership Demonstrate KSAs in medical unit governance and operation
Leadership Demonstrate KSAs in strategic planning and the importance of team work
Leadership Demonstrate KSAs in medical unit design and setup (hospital-based, mobile, and in-residence)
Leadership Demonstrate KSAs in the metrics of health care system quality and outcomes
Leadership Demonstrate KSAs in medical intelligence interpretation and data base analysis to include identifying centers of medical excellence and medical experts from any region of the world