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Course Description

PER-338 - Hazardous Materials Basic Responder for Mass Casualty Incidents

Overview
This course provides instruction and practical experience in the skills required to safely support mass casualty incident operations during a hazardous materials mass casualty incident. Course content includes knowledge and practical experience in the donning, operating in, and doffing of personal protective equipment; the conduct of emergency and tiered patient decontamination; the performance of patient triage and lifesaving interventions; and techniques for patient movement and basic rescue. The course culminates in the conduct of a simulated mass casualty incident operation requiring the performance of all learned tasks in a toxic agent environment.

Below are some, but not all, of the critical skill sets learned during this training program:

•Identify the procedures for conducting hazardous materials mass casualty incident operations
•Don and doff personal protective equipment level C
•Perform decontamination procedures 
•Perform triage and lifesaving interventions
•Perform basic rescue procedures 

Target Audience/Disciplines
The target audience for this course is awareness-level personnel with an implied or stated requirement to support response operations during a hazardous materials mass casualty incident.



Prerequisites & Other Information:

Prerequisites and Requirements
The target audience for this course is awareness-level personnel with an implied or stated requirement to support response operations during a hazardous materials mass casualty incident.

This Course is run back to back with the AWR-358 Hazardous Materials Awareness Course.  To Apply for this training, click on the following hyperlink: https://cdp.dhs.gov/find-training/course/PER-338




Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 16.00
Provider: Center for Domestic Preparedness
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Hazmat
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Works


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