This course will equip pre-hospital and hospital medical personnel with the skills needed to deliver and sustain a safe and effective response to bombing incidents. Utilization of case studies as well as a tabletop exercise reinforces course material. Participants will use their training to participate in operational and command level discussions related to techniques and considerations for scene assessment, triage, treatment and stabilization. The course will enable participants to:
New Mexico Tech and The National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC) on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Preparedness Directorate have developed courses as part of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium's curricula to improve the abilities of jurisdictions to combat domestic terrorism. The courses provide training to first responders at the awareness, operations, technician, or incident command levels. Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents an operations level course, is one of several taught by New Mexico Tech (NMT) and the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and funded by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The course is designed to assist a jurisdiction in developing an integrated healthcare team capable of planning for and responding to a bombing incident. The primary audience consists of first responders and first receivers throughout the jurisdiction and surrounding areas. Additional participants may include other professional representatives who might be involved in response to a bombing incident to include law enforcement, public health, and emergency management staff. If desired, personnel from other city, county, state and federal EMS agencies located within the jurisdiction may also attend the course.
Maximum class enrollment - 30
Minimum class enrollment - 24
Each jurisdiction scheduling a course must organize participants and supply other personnel and equipment support
Participants are strongly recommended to complete two internet courses prior to attending this course. Completion will be verified at the beginning of the course.
Will provide each jurisdiction with the following:
There are no direct costs or course costs to the jurisdiction. NMT and TEEX do not, however, cover the costs of jurisdictional salaries or travel and per diem costs for course participants, should they be required.
Contact Richard Campbell to arrange a class in your area or call 575-835-5054.