MGT348 – 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course is designed for personnel from any professional background who may become part of a community response to a bombing event. This interactive, instructor-facilitated program employs case studies and research-based information designed to enhance medical preparedness for and response to blast effects. Breakout sessions address considerations and concerns specific both to medical responders and emergency planners. 

Students are encouraged to ask questions and to create a to-do list of items they don’t have the answers to, so they have a list of tasks to address when they return to their jurisdiction.

Prerequisites

None. Recommend familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) via completion of FEMA independent study courses IS-100, IS-200, and IS-700 (or their equivalents).

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.

Recommended

Familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS). For more information about NIMS and ICS, see the FEMA independent study courses IS-100, IS-200, and IS-700 (or their equivalents).

Topics

  • Terrorism target identification
  • Types of terrorism
  • Explosive characteristics and behaviors
  • Homemade explosives
  • Pre-attack indicators
  • Blast injuries types and treatment
  • Mass casualty triage
  • Pre- and post-detonation response
  • Planning considerations
  • Command considerations
  • Understanding local/state/federal resources
  • Case studies
  • Integrated tabletop exercise

Suggested Audience

Disciplines include, but are not limited to:

  • Fire Services
  • Law Enforcement (federal, state, local, county)
  • SWAT team members
  • Tactical Medics
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Hospital personnel
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Emergency management organizations
  • Emergency managers and planners
  • Emergency planners
  • City, county, state, and federal medical
  • County Medical
  • State Medical
  • Federal Medical
  • Private Industry
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Dispatchers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • American Academy of Family Practitioners (AAFP)

Other Information

This course is taught in partnership with the Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC) at New Mexico Tech.

Government Programs

  • GSA contract number: GS-02F-0003P. GSA customers, to register please contact esti@teex.tamu.edu or call (866) 878-8900. GSA Schedule logo
  • GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact esti@teex.tamu.edu or call (866) 878-8900. GSA Schedule logo
  • For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact esti@teex.tamu.edu or call (866) 878-8900

Contact Information

Juan Guerrero

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 862-1063 | Toll-Free: (979) 458-3453
Email: Juan.Guerrero@teex.tamu.edu

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