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Course Description

AWR-111-W - Basic Emergency Medical Services Concepts for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) Events

Verified/Updated 2/27/15

Course Overview
Is it natural or weaponized? Exposure or contamination, what’s the difference? Why did everyone in the room become sick? Where does Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fit into the Incident Command System (ICS) tree?

Learn the answers to these questions and more by taking the web-based Basic Emergency Medical Services Concepts for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) course. AWR111-W can be completed by someone initially seeking information about this topic or by a health care provider wanting to enhance their knowledge concerning CBRNE events.

Topics
  • Signs and symptoms of exposure to CBRNE agents
  • Treatment protocols for contact with these agents
  • Information about Emergency Medical Services role in the Incident Command System


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, and state medical


Contact Information

Juan Guerrero
Training Manager, EMS/Public Health Programs
200 Technology Way College Station, TX 77845-3424
979.862.1063 or 855.245.1614 (toll free)
juan.guerrero@teex.tamu.edu
www.teex.org/esti 
 
To Register:
https://my.teex.org/TeexPortal/?MO=mExtLogin 


Prerequisites & Other Information:
N/A

Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 4.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Health Care
Fire Service
Hazmat
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Emergency Medical Service



Available Classes

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