Mass Decontamination for Mass Casualty Incidents (MASS DECON)
The target audience for this course is community, civic, and response leaders with the responsibility or requirement to plan, implement, operate, and/or manage a mass decontamination capability for their jurisdiction.
The Mass Decontamination for Mass Casualty Incidents course is a 3 day course which provides the community, civic, and response leaders receive practical experience in the knowledge and skills required to plan, implement, operate, and manage a mass decontamination capability for their jurisdiction. Students receive instruction and practical application in the procedures and considerations for identifying potential mass casualty threats and hazards requiring decontamination and in assessing and mitigating associated risks. Students receive comprehensive instruction in the procedures and considerations for conducting mass decontamination; receive hands-on demonstrations of assorted decontamination systems, equipment, and material; and receive practical application in the setup and operations of various mass decontamination systems. At the conclusion of the course students receive instruction and practical application in the development, implementation, and resourcing of a mass decontamination plan for a jurisdiction.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
To be eligible to attend the course, a student must be a community, civic, or response leader with a responsibility or requirement to participate in the planning, implementation, operation, and/or management of a mass casualty incident response and/or mass decontamination capability for a jurisdiction
No tuition is charged.
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