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H.E.R.T - Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents
Wed, March 29, 2017, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CDT
Program of the Center for Domestic Preparedness, Anniston, Alabama (FEMA/Office of Domestic Preparedness)
Cost of Program: NO CHARGE
Target Audience: Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Faciltiies , Emergency Response Teams, ,Healthcare Providers, Emergency Management, Hazmat and Decon Teams
Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program:
Analyze the need for, composition of, and use of a Hospital Emergency Response Team during an emergency, MCI, or disaster situation. Identify the criteria used for assessing patient medical attention priority using START and JumpSTART.
Recognize the step-by-step procedures for ambulatory and nonambulatory decontamination performed in response to an MCI. Select and use the appropriate level of PPE as hospital first receivers in response to a disaster involving patient contamination.
Apply the proper techniques for monitoring or surveying patients for chemical, biological, or radiological contamination.
Conduct appropriate cut-out and decontamination operations for victims and staff during response to an MCI involving contamination
You must have a FEMA SID (student ID #) to complete the course paperwork.