Date: December 3-4, 2012
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location: Broward County EOC
201 NW 84th Avenue, Room 332B
Plantation, FL 33324
Participants representing jurisdictional and health care facility positions such as:
supervisory, command, and emergency planning staff who participate in traditional didactic and facilitated instructional techniques designed to study the London Subway bombing.
Related support modules will review salient pre- and post-event strategic planning roles, lessons learned, best practices, and local policies related to identification of targets, explosive characteristics, and general pre- and post-detonation aspects of a bombing event.
This course is delivered concurrently with PER-233 and is facilitated by instructors possessing expertise in both medical operations and explosives.
Participants of the combined PER-233/MGT-348 will be assigned to the appropriate course based on their current duty responsibilities or emergency management/response roles within their respective organization.
This course represents a cooperative effort between the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) and the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC), which is operated by the Texas Engineering Extension Service, a member of The Texas A&M University System.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
· Explain how to apply the lessons learned from actual bomb incidents to help prevent and/or respond to a possible local bombing incident.
· Identify and explain the threats posed by terrorists’ use of explosives against U.S. domestic targets.
· Identify commonly used explosives.
· Recognize and identify indicators of an imminent or future attack.
· Recognize bombing injuries and identify appropriate treatment.
· Perform patient triage throughout bombing incident response, and engage in bomb-related exercises involving triage.
· Safely conduct appropriate preventive, preparatory, and response actions during both the pre- and post-detonation periods of a bombing incident.
· Take appropriate tactical and operational issues into consideration when planning for response to both pre- and post-detonation bombing incidents.
· Demonstrate their understanding of key response issues to a major bombing incident.
None, although familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) via completion of FEMA independent study courses IS-100, IS-200, and IS-700 (or their equivalents) is recommended.
EMS/Fire, Emergency Management, ER/Trauma MD, Law Enforcement, ER/Trauma Nurse, Public Health
Registration: Everyone will need to register by going onto FDEM’s SERT TRAC Training Calendar at: http://trac.floridadisaster.org/trac/loginform.aspx .
Point of Contact:
Education and Training Specialist
State training Coordinator
Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM)
Sharon Denton-Gow, MPH
Region 7 Training Coordinator
Florida Department of Health
Emergency Management Specialist II/Training Coordinator
Broward County Emergency Management Division (EMD)