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CERT Training Program Agenda
Unit Topics

1

Disaster Preparedness -Types of hazards affecting the community & steps to prepare for emergencies -Functions of CERTs and their role in response

2

Fire Safety -Fire chemistry, suppression safety, resources and techniques -Identify and reduce potential fire hazards

3

Disaster Medical Operations - Part 1

-Principles of triage -Treatment strategies for life-threatening conditions

4

Disaster Medical Operations - Part 2

-Head-to-toe patient assessments, Establishing treatment areas -Treatments for burns, lacerations, fractures, sprains, & other injuries

5

Light Search and Rescue Operations

-Search & rescue priorities, situation size-up & resources,victim removal -Recognizing rescuer limitations and construction-related hazards

6

CERT Organization

-Address CERT organization & management principles -Need for documentation

7

Disaster Psychology

-Covers Team well-being -Working with survivors' trauma

8

Terrorism and CERT

-Terrorist targets and weapons, preparing at home and at work -CERTs and terrorist incidents

9

Course Review and Disaster Simulation

-Course review, disaster simulation and critique -Graduation

To join the next Rio Rancho CERT training, call Ms.Randi Roth at 891-5856 or