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Medical Preparedness & Response for Bombing Incidents

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Prince George's Hospital Center

3001 Hospital Drive

Auditorium - 1st Floor

Cheverly, MD 20785

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This course is intended for medical providers (MD, PA/NP, RN, etc.), members of emergency response as well as other city and county services that become a part of a community response to a bombing incident. This interactive, instructor-facilitated program employs case studies, lessons learned, validated medical data, and potential threats to the communities we serve. Sessions will address planning considerations and concerns specific to medical responders, law enforcement, and emergency planners, with an intended outcome of integrating incidents of an explosive nature into existing plans.

Topics
• Terrorism Target Identification
• Types of Terrorism
• Explosive Characteristics and Behaviors
• Homemade Explosives
• Pre-attack Indicators
• Blast Injuries Types and Treatment
• Blast Injury Triage Considerations
• Pre- and Post-Detonation Response
• Planning and Command Considerations
• Understanding Local/State/Federal Resources

Venue: Prince George's Hospital Center, Auditorium, 1st Floor, 3001 Hospital Drive, Cheverly, MD 20785
Course Length : Two Days (16 hours)

Participants
• Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
• Law Enforcement (local, county, state, federal)
• Fire Services
• Communications (Dispatchers)
• Specialty Teams Members (SWAT, Tactical Medics, Bomb Team, HazMat)
• Hospital Personnel
• Medical Professionals
• Emergency Management
• City, County, State, Federal Stakeholders
• Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
• Private Industry

Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register and bring a copy of their FEMA Student Identification (FEMA-SID) number to class. If you do not have a FEMA Student ID number you may register for one online at https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID. It is not required to use this registration system but, will be required to be presented at class time.

Non-US Citizens are allowed to participate, however, all non-US Citizens must be pre-approved by DHS before the start of class. This process takes a minimum of 30 days and uses a standardized form (it will be emailed upon registration if required). If you are a Non-US Citizen the form MUST be returned to the sponsor no later than 35 days, allowing us time to transmit it to DHS.

Continuing Education Credits
AAFP CME - 13.25 hours
ENA - 14.5 hours
TX-DSHS-EMS - 16.0 hours IACET - 1.6 CEUs
Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center C16.8840.04

This event is taught by the staff of Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), Homeland Security - National Emergency Response And Rescue Training Center (NERRTC) and funded by a DHS / FEMA grant.

We would like to acknowledge the support and cooperation of the Prince George's County Office of Emergency Management and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency. Without their assistance, this event would not be possible.

There is NO CHARGE for the class however, the fee is to cover the cost of drinks and snacks for both days. You may cancel your registration up to 7 days prior to the event and receive your payment back. After then there are NO refunds.

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3001 Hospital Drive

Auditorium - 1st Floor

Cheverly, MD 20785

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