Performance Level

  • Two-day, 16-hour course
  • 1.6 Continuing education units

Course Description

This course is designed to equip first responders and first receivers with the knowledge necessary to enhance the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of an integrated jurisdictional medical response and subsequent clinical care following a bombing incident. This course is delivered concurrently with MGT-348 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.

Course Objectives

  • Recognize bombing injuries and identify appropriate treatment
  • Perform patient triage throughout bombing incident response, and engage in bomb-related exercises involving triage
  • Conduct appropriate preventive, preparatory, and response actions during both the pre- and post-detonation periods of a bombing incident
  • Determine appropriate tactical and operational issues into consideration when planning for response to both pre- and post-detonation bombing incidents


  • IS-100, IS-200, IS-700
  • United States citizenship
  • Actively employed or volunteer member of a first responder or emergency management agency
  • Assignment or identification for assignment to a position responsible for conducting WMD training; developing plans, policies, procedures and tactics to govern response; providing specialized response support during WMD incidents; or coordinating initial response to a WMD incident
  • Sufficient tenure remaining in their current or future position to allow for the application of course material upon their return
  • For personnel who desire trainer certification, completion of an instructor training program, and/or documented experience as a trainer
  • Required prerequisites must be verified by the participant’s department at the time of application
  • Picture ID, preferably one issued by their department, must be presented to instructors prior to the start of instruction


  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Hazardous Material
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Public Health

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Course Application

Course Schedule

Contact your State Point of Contact or EMRTC to arrange a class in your area.