Medical Team Specialist – Computer-Based Training

9P3130 – 13.00 Hours


FP 9P3130 82 $10.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This 13-hour online course component is intended to provide Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform medical functions for a US&R team during a disaster or planned event. Participants will learn to navigate the operational aspects and organizational issues that affect their ability to practice medicine. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to successfully perform the position of Medical Team Specialist on a US&R team. Upon completion of the Computer Based Training (CBT) component, you will be able to take part in the Instructor-Led Training (ILT) component of the Medical Team Specialist course.

This course is the prerequisite course that must be completed before students can attend the Medical Team Specialist – ILT course, which is 42 hours of face-to-face course taught over four and a half days.

The Medical Team Specialist – ILT course code is 9P3131. Register now for the Medical Team Specialist – Instructor-Led Training.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Online Course Technical Requirements

In order to complete this course, you must have:

  • Internet connection (broadband connection recommended)
  • A current web browser (i.e., Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari, etc.) To prevent issues during your online class, be sure that your web browser is updated to the latest version available.
  • Current versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash loaded on your computer.

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Module 1 – US&R Response History
  • Module 2 – US&R Task Force (TF) and Medical Team
  • Module 3 – Task Force (TF) Health
  • Module 4 – US&R Stress
  • Module 5 – Medical Team Administration and Documentation
  • Module 6 – Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive (CBRNE) Considerations
  • Module 7 – Focused Clinical Exam
  • Module 8 – Confined Space Entry
  • Module 9 – Canine Care
  • Final Exam

Suggested Audience

  • Search and Rescue Personnel
  • State Urban Search and Rescue Personnel
  • Structural Collapse Response Personnel
  • Fire Department Responders
  • Law Enforcement Personnel
  • Emergency Medical Services Personnel
  • County/State/Federal Responders
  • National Guard and DoD Personnel
  • Public Health and Health Care Workers

Other Information

TEEX is the National Contract Training Provider for the FEMA National US&R System and this course was developed under contract for US&R personnel.  

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 458-5636 | (979) 458-0715
Email: [email protected]