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Medical Preparedness and Response to Bombing Incidents

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215 Washington St

215 Washington Street

Shelbyville, KY 40065

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This MPRBI course introduces first responders who may be involved in the medical response to an explosive incident to real-world event case studies and research-based information designed to enhance the medical preparedness for and response to blast effects. This course includes a management and planning-level section focused on pre-incident indicators of bombing incidents, bombing incident scene safety and security, and resource management for bombing incidents. The course also includes a performance-level section focused on bombing incident injury patterns and treatment; managing the medical response for bombing incidents; and the planning, training, and exercise cycle for bombing incidents.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify commonly used explosives, explosive devices, and basic blast physics.
  • Recognize and identify indicators of an imminent bombing attack.
  • Identify appropriate preventive, preparatory, and response actions during both the pre- and post-detonation periods of a bombing incident.
  • Recognize bombing injuries and identify appropriate triage and treatment modalities.
  • Recognize strategic and command issues when engaged in planning and improvement processes related to the prevention of, response to, and recovery from bombing incidents.
  • Identify key response issues during a major bombing incident.

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  • Emergency management
  • Emergency medical services
  • Fire service
  • Law enforcement
  • Public health care
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