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Course Details

Search and Rescue in Community Disasters
NTED Course Number PER-334
Provider TEEX/NERRTC
Length 12.00 hours
Delivery Mobile (Non-Resident)
Level Performance
Continuing Education Credits 1.20
Description
The Search and Rescue in Community Disasters course is designed to provide training for community members to safely conduct search and light rescue response to aid their family and neighbors in the immediate aftermath of a natural catastrophe, technological accident, or human-caused incidents. The course is intended for members of the whole community and draws on information and lessons learned from a variety of disaster incidents such as hurricanes, tornados, and man-made events for discussion points. Hands-on training is used to demonstrate best practices for effective search and light rescue, which can be used in both residential and commercial environments.
Objectives
1) Develop a mindset enabling them to prepare, act and survive in a disaster involving their community.
2) Use survival strategies to rescue and care for themselves, their families, and their pets during and in the immediate aftermath of an event.
3) Provide assistance in the search, light rescue, care, and safety of their neighbors.
NTED Prerequisites
N/A
Other Prerequisites
N/A
Target Audience
Animal Emergency Services, Agricultural Safety, Citizen/Community Volunteer, Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Healthcare, Hazardous Materials, Information Technology, Law Enforcement, Other, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Private Sector / Corporate Security and Safety Professionals, Public Works, Search and Rescue, Transportation Security
Mission Areas and Core Capabilities
Primary
Mitigate  -  Community Resilience
Secondary
Mitigate  -  Planning
Prevent   -  Planning
Protect   -  Planning
Recover   -  Planning
Respond   -  Planning
Respond   -  Situational Assessment
Training Certificate
Training Partner's Certificate of Completion
Contact Information
PER-334 Search and Rescue in Community Disasters
Russ Napier
Russell.Napier@teex.tamu.edu
979-458-5624

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