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University of Portland Campus Community Emergency Response Team Training

University of Portland Campus Community Emergency Response Team Trainers

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)

Portland, OR

University of Portland Campus Community Emergency Respo...

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Campus-Community Emergency Response Training (C-CERT)
at the University of Portland.


Spring 2014 CCERT

The dates:

4:30pm - 7:30pm Wednesday's starting January 29th
Final Field Exercise - April  5th

Room: Buckley Center 314

Campus Map Locator: www.up.edu/map


In the event of a campus-wide or city-wide emergency such as a severe winter storm, flood or major earthquake, employees, students and visitors to UP should be prepared to keep safe and possibly assist in recovery.

The UP Campus Community Emergency Response Team are volunteer staff, faculty, and students trained by the University CCERT Trainers and Portland Fire and Rescue to provide emergency disaster assistance within the campus and immediate surrounding neighborhood. CCERT members receive basic training on how to save lives and property until the professionals can arrive. They have the skills to help their neighbors without getting hurt themselves. CCERT members are:
•    Better prepared for self-sufficiency for 72-Hours following a disaster.
•    Able to provide emergency assistance to their family and immediate neighbors.
•    Able to work as an emergency response team to save lives and property in their neighborhood and campus in the event of a major disaster.
•    Able to guide untrained volunteers who will want to help others when disaster strikes.

The University of Portland offers the CCERT classes at no cost to people who live or work at the University of Portland. The University of Portland is committed to training and organizing a team at UP.

To join the UP CCERT program participants attend a total of 24 hours of hands-on training that includes the following:

Class Dates

January 29          Intro to Disaster Preparation
February 5          Fire, Hazmat and Utility Control
February 12        Search Operations
February 19        Medical Operations and Triage 1
February 26        Medical Operations 2
March 5               Rescue Operations
March 12      Spring Break (NO CLASS)
March 19             Disaster Psych and Terrorism
March 26            CCERT Org and Tabletop

Final Field Exercise April 5th, Saturday, from 8am - 12pm.*

 

 *Participants must attend all classes to participate in the final field exercise.

 

Class Descriptions:


Session 1:    Disaster Awareness – Earthquakes and Other Disasters Home and Workplace Preparedness
                     Neighborhood and Campus Preparedness and CCERT
Session 2:    Utility Control – Gas Water Electrical Fire Extinguishers – Types and Uses
                     Hazardous Materials
Session 3:    Light Search & Rescue (I)
                     Visual Assessment of Damaged Buildings
                     Search Techniques 3:   

Session 4:    Disaster Medicine (I)

                     Treating Life-Threatening Injuries
                     Medical Triage
Session 5:    Disaster Medicine (II)
                     Treating Commons Injuries
                     Setting Up a Medical Treatment Area
                     Public Health Considerations
Session 6:    Light Search & Rescue (II)
                     Rescue Techniques
                     Patient Transport
Session 7:    Disaster Psychology
                     Survivors Trauma
                     CCERT Member Stress
                    Terrorism and CCERT at UP
Session 8:    CERT Organization and CCERT at UP
                     Documentation
                     Disaster Drill
Session 9:    Final Field Exercise – Live simulation

 

 

Have questions about University of Portland Campus Community Emergency Response Team Training? Contact University of Portland Campus Community Emergency Response Team Trainers

When & Where


University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard
Portland, OR 97203

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)


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University of Portland Campus Community Emergency Response Team Trainers

The UP CCERT trainers are dedicated team of professionals from all walks of the university driven to ensure faculty, staff, and students are trained in basic emergnecy response. The trainers represent members of the School of Nursing, School of Engineering, Human Resources, and the Public Safety Department.

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