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Course Details

Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents
NTED Course Number MGT-348
Length 16.00 hours
Delivery Mobile (Non-Resident)
Level Management and Planning
Continuing Education Credits 1.60
The Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents course brings together essential personnel who would be involved in the medical response to an explosive incident. This dual audience / dual level course was developed and is delivered by TEEX/NERRTC and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (New Mexico Tech) Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center (EMRTC). The course is intended to meet the needs of both a primary and secondary audiences. An explanation of the primary and secondary audiences may be found in the Target Audience section below. The courses consist of two sections, Management and Planning level and Performance level. The Management and Planning level section is intended for both the primary and secondary audiences. The Performance level section is directed to the primary audience. The Management and Planning level section focuses on pre-incident indications of bombing incidents, bombing incident scene safety and security, and resource management for bombing incidents. In addition to these topics, the Performance level section focuses on bombing incident injury patterns and treatment, managing the medical response for bombing incidents, and the planning, training, and exercise cycle for bombing incidents. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to deliver and sustain a safe and effective medical response to bombing incidents. Participants will have respect for the destructive potential and dangers associated with medical response to bombings and will be motivated to better prepare their agencies and jurisdictions to respond to this emerging threat.
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:
* Deliver and sustain a safe and effective response to bombing incidents.
* Explain how to apply the lessons learned from the London bombing to help prevent and/or respond to a possible local bombing incident.
* Identify and explain the threats posed by terrorists' use of explosives against U.S. domestic targets.
* Identify commonly used explosives.
* Recognize and identify indicators of an imminent or future attack.
* Recognize bombing injuries and identify appropriate treatment.
* Perform patient triage throughout bombing incident response, and engage in exercises involving triage.
* Safely conduct appropriate preventive, preparatory, and response actions during both the pre- and post-detonation periods of a bombing incident.
* Take strategic and command issues into consideration when engaging in planning and improvement processes related to the prevention of and response to bombing incidents.
* Take appropriate tactical and operational issues into consideration when planning for response to both pre-and post-detonation bombing incidents.
* Implement appropriate resource management techniques in response to bombing incidents.
* Demonstrate their understanding of key response issues to a major bombing incident.
NTED Prerequisites
Other Prerequisites
Several additional training courses are recommended to be completed either before or after the course. These courses include IS-100.b: Introduction to the Incident Command System; IS-200.b: Incident Command System (ICS) for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents; or other equivalent ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses; and IS 700.a: National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction.
Target Audience
Citizen/Community Volunteer, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, Public Health
Mission Areas and Core Capabilities
Respond   -  Mass Care Services
Mitigate  -  Operational Coordination
Mitigate  -  Planning
Mitigate  -  Community Resilience
Mitigate  -  Threats and Hazard Identification
Prevent   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Prevent   -  Operational Coordination
Prevent   -  Planning
Protect   -  Intelligence and Information Sharing
Protect   -  Operational Coordination
Protect   -  Planning
Protect   -  Physical Protective Measures
Recover   -  Operational Coordination
Recover   -  Planning
Recover   -  Health and Social Services
Recover   -  Infrastructure Systems
Respond   -  Operational Coordination
Respond   -  Planning
Respond   -  Critical Transportation
Respond   -  Infrastructure Systems
Respond   -  On-Scene Security and Protection
Respond   -  Operational Communications
Respond   -  Public and Private Services and Resources
Respond   -  Public Health and Medical Services
Respond   -  Situational Assessment
Training Certificate
Training Partner's Certificate of Completion
Contact Information
MGT-348 Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents
Juan Guerrero

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