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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Fall 2017 20-hour Academy

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Palm Springs Fire Department Training Center

3000 East Alejo Road

Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Have you ever wondered what you can do to better prepare yourself and your family after a disaster. Do you want to know how you can help the community you live in after a disaster. Well, these questions and many more will be answered during the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 20-hour training on October 27, 2017 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., October 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and October 29, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Attendance at all three days is required for a certificate of completion. CERT training provides training in the following skills:

  • Unit 1: Disaster Preparedness- 72 hour kit, important documents, overview of Citizen Corps Programs
  • Unit 2: Fire Suppression and Overview of hazards of chemicals in the home
  • Unit 3 and 4: Disaster Medical Skills- triage, treatment area, head to toe assessment, splinting
  • Unit 5: Cribbing, Search Methods, and Types of Damage
  • Unit 6: Team Organization-overview of the Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Unit 7: Disaster Psychology
  • Unit 8: Overview of Terrorism
  • Unit 9: Disaster Simulation- putting all the skills together

**Cancelations are accepted until Ocotber 8, 2017.**

***The City of Palm Springs is committed to ensuring that its programs are fully accessible to and usable by persons with access and functional needs. Those requiring reasonable accommodations should call 760-323-8185, TDD 760-864-9527, or email cert@palmspringsca.gov by September 1, 2017.

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Palm Springs Fire Department Training Center

3000 East Alejo Road

Palm Springs, CA 92262

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