PER211 – 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

What if a catastrophic event occurs? Will you be ready? Will you need a special level of protection? Is decontamination necessary? Do you have the right medications? 
 
PER 211, Medical Management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives, (CBRNE) Events answers these questions and more as you learn how to distinguish between different agents of concern that could be used in a major incident. 
 
This course is a combination of facilitated discussions, small-group exercises, Human Patient Simulator hands-on scenarios, and traditional classroom discussions. Exercises are conducted in a CBRNE scenario using both adult and pediatric Human Patient Simulators to reinforce classroom lectures and interaction.  
 
This course promotes critical thinking skills while utilizing the RAPID-Care concept. The multi-discipline make-up of the participants helps to strengthen information sharing, communications, and medical surge capabilities.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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

The following online courses are recommended for participants to complete:

Topics

  • Environmental factors and protective issues for both first responders and the public
  • Planning for potential consequences of a CBRNE incident
  • Recognizing and identifying CBRNE agents and their physiological effects on the human body
  • Recognizing and identifying CBRNE agents and their physiological effects on the human body
  • Appropriate self-protection measures and measures necessary to limit patient cross-contamination
  • Assessment of adult and pediatric patients
  • Basic decontamination considerations
  • Appropriate triage methods during a CBRNE or terrorist incident
  • Response to an incident involving CBRNE
  • RAPID-Care concepts

Suggested Audience

Disciplines include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Fire Services
  • Law Enforcement (LE)
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Hospital personnel, physicians, and nurses
  • Public Health Services
  • Public Works (PW)
  • Emergency Management Organizations
  • City, county, state, federal medical  
  • Private Industry
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Dispatchers

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 1.60 CEUs
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)
  • American Academy of Family Practitioners (AAFP)

Other Information

DHS/FEMA

As part of a Department of Homeland Security/ Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) funded Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement this course is provided at no cost to your jurisdiction.

Continuing Education Credits

ENA continuing education credit is approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.Course Delivery Dates

Course Delivery Dates

Course delivery dates are at the discretion of the requesting agents or jurisdiction and must be consecutive.

An interested jurisdiction/agency contacts their respective State Administrative Agency Training Point of Contact (SAA TPOC) to request a National Training and Education Division (NTED) instructor-led course. It is then at the SAA TPOC’s discretion to approve or not approve the training request. If the SAA TPOC agrees to the training request, he/she contacts the training partner directly with information about the specific course to schedule, the number of participants interested in attending the course, and a listing of preferred dates.

Government Programs

  • 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

The course exceeded my expectations. I have been working in this field for quite some time and did not expect to learn so much. The information gained was very applicatble to my job duties.

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