Public Education

The Community Emergency Response Team course consists of approximately 20 hours of training. Classes are taught by trained personnel from your community. There is no cost to register for the training.

The course agenda includes:

April 7, 2020
(7pm-9pm)
ORIENTATION AND REGISTRATION
Introduction to disasters, impact of disasters on infrastructures, the role of CERT in disaster response.
April 14, 2020
(7pm-9pm)
DISASTER FIRE SUPPRESSION
Identifying and reducing potential fire hazards, basic fire suppression strategy, resources, and techniques.
April 21, 2020
(7pm-9pm)
DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS (PART 1)
Treatment strategies for life-threatening conditions and principles of triage.
April 28, 2020
(7pm-9pm)
DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS, (PART 2)
Head-to-toe assessments, treatment for various injuries
May 5, 2020
(7pm-9pm)
LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS
Techniques for size-up and search, lifting, cribbing and removing victims, rescuer safety
May 14, 2020
(7pm-9pm)
CERT ORGANIZATION / DISASTER PSYCHOLOGY
Terrorism and CERT
May 16, 2020
(8am-12pm)
FINAL GROUP EXERCISE AND GRADUATION
TBA
TIER-2 ORIENTATION

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