MGT-348 Medical Preparedness & Response To Bombing Incidents. This 2 day TEEX course is intended for members of healthcare facilities and all emergency response agencies 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, hands-on and potential threats to the communities we serve. Sessions will address planning considerations and concerns specific to hospitals, medical responders, law enforcement, and emergency planners, with an intended outcome of integrating incidents of an explosive nature into existing plans. This is course is taught by instructors from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX).
**This course includes extremely graphic media on medical and trauma patients**
- 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
Continuing Education Credits:
- AAFP – 13.25 hours
- IACET – 1.6 CEUs
- ENA* – 14.5 hours
- DSHS - 16 hours
- Virginia OEMS CEUs have been applied for.
*This continuing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
**Students should wear comfortable appropirate clothing; scrubs or work uniform.
1. Participants must be US citizens.
2. Actively employed or volunteer member of a healthcare facility, first response agency (EMS, fire, Law enforcement) or an emergency management agency.
3. Must have picture ID issued by department/agency prior to the start of instruction.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Students are required to complete the FEMA General Admissions Application (FEMA FORM 119-25-1) and turn it in on the first day of class.