Upcoming Trainings

Many Coalition sponsored trainings require a FEMA Student ID (SID) to participate. When registering, you are encouraged to use an email address that you can access indefinitely so you can easily access your FEMA SID account should you ever need to recover your password.

PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR TRAININGS: Please register for your own FEMA SID at the following website: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/register

MGT-348 Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 9 – Wednesday, April 10, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day

Location: Memphis Jewish Home – 36 Bazeberry Road, Cordova, 38018

Details: This course is designed for personnel from any professional background who may become part of a community response to a bombing event. This interactive, instructor-facilitated program employs case studies and research-based information designed to enhance medical preparedness for and response to blast effects. Breakout sessions address considerations and concerns specific both to medical responders and emergency planners. Students are encouraged to ask questions and to create a to-do list of items they don’t have the answers to, so they have a list of tasks to address when they return to their jurisdiction.

Prerequisites: None. Students are encouraged to complete ICS courses 100, 200, and 700 or come to class with a strong familiarity with the ICS structure.

Topics:

  • Terrorism target identification
  • Types of terrorism
  • Explosive characteristics and behaviors
  • Homemade explosives
  • Pre-attack indicators
  • Blast injuries types and treatment
  • Mass casualty triage
  • Pre- and post-detonation response
  • Planning considerations
  • Command considerations
  • Understanding local/state/federal resources
  • Case studies
  • Integrated tabletop exercise
  • Suggested Audience

Intended Audience:

  • Fire Services
  • Law Enforcement (federal, state, local, county)
  • SWAT team members
  • Tactical Medics
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Hospital personnel
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Emergency management organizations
  • Emergency managers and planners
  • Emergency planners
  • City, county, state, and federal medical
  • County Medical
  • State Medical
  • Federal Medical
  • Private Industry
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Dispatchers

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PER-211 Medical Management of CBRNE Events

Date/Time: Wednesday, July 24 – Thursday, July 25, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day

Location: Memphis Jewish Home – 36 Bazeberry Road, Cordova, 38018

Details: This course is a combination of facilitated discussions, small-group exercises, Human Patient Simulator hands-on scenarios, and traditional classroom discussions. Exercises are conducted in a CBRNE scenario using both adult and pediatric Human Patient Simulators to reinforce classroom lectures and interaction. This course promotes critical thinking skills while utilizing the RAPID-Care concept. The multi-discipline make-up of the participants helps to strengthen information sharing, communications, and medical surge capabilities.

Prerequisites: None.

Topics:

  • Environmental factors and protective issues for both first responders and the public
  • Planning for potential consequences of a CBRNE incident
  • Recognizing and identifying CBRNE agents and their physiological effects on the human body
  • Recognizing and identifying CBRNE agents and their physiological effects on the human body
  • Appropriate self-protection measures and measures necessary to limit patient cross-contamination
  • Assessment of adult and pediatric patients
  • Basic decontamination considerations
  • Appropriate triage methods during a CBRNE or terrorist incident
  • Response to an incident involving CBRNE
  • RAPID-Care concepts
  • Suggested Audience

Intended Audience:

  • Fire Services
  • Law Enforcement (LE)
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Hospital personnel, physicians, and nurses
  • Public Health Services
  • Public Works (PW)
  • Emergency Management Organizations
  • City, county, state, federal medical
  • Private Industry
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Dispatchers

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