The 911 attacks, Oklahoma City bombing and the 2001 anthrax incidents put emergency responders into new roles. Large scale campaigns, long in duration and presenting a wide array of unusual hazards are currently challenging responders methods and equipment. Students will learn what worked and what failed and have the opportunity to better prepare and protect themselves when responding to future incidents. Disaster/crime scene management and the application of PPE in terrorist disaster sites is discussed.Course Objectives:
1. Describe which emergency medical responses worked and which didnít.
2. Discuss and explain the various aspects of scene management and support.
3. Describe appropriate actions for scene safety and PPE as well as the utilization of PPE.
Total amount of continuing education credits 6
Course available through 20 Jan 2013