Emergency Response to Domestic Biological Incidents (PER-220) (04-21-0220) - 003

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Brief Description
This course is designed to help participants safely and effectively respond to a biological incident
Full Description
This course is designed to help participants safely and effectively respond to a biological
incident by using an integrated approach. The course provides detailed information about
various biological agents and possible methods of dissemination-whether naturally occurring or
intentional. Participants will identify appropriate assessment and response actions and will review
personal protection, containment measures, and tools that may be accessed during a biological
incident.

Course Objectives:
Use a baseline knowledge of concepts and terminology associated with biological incidents
• Support the response efforts of all types of biological incidents by selecting appropriate resources for information
• Apply knowledge about biological agents and diseases to their response roles during a biological incident
• Recognize equipment and processes associated with producing, preparing, and disseminating bioterrorist agents
• Select the appropriate response tools and protection measures to safely and effectively respond to a biological incident
• Create plans to recover from a biological incident
• effectively support a response to a biological incident

Target Audience: The target audience for this course includes mid-level supervisors or emergency responders and planners who are responsible for responding to WMD incidents.

Prerequisites:
You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please e-mail oem.training@dhses.ny.gov for further instructions.

All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.

Cost: There is no fee for the course. Food, lodging, and transportation costs are the responsibility of the participant.

Course Completion Requirements: Participants who actively participate and attend all course contact hours will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course."
Training Dates
09/24/2024 - 09/25/2024
Prerequisites
Do you require reasonable accommodations in order to attend this course (if you select yes then you will be contacted by our office before the first day of class to discuss further).
Are you a United States citizen?
Registration Dates
04/07/2024 - 09/03/2024
Available Seats
24
Hours
16h 0m
Fee
None Specified
Training Location
60 - Westchester County
Center for Disaster Medicine - NY Medical College
7 Dana Road
Valhalla, NY  10595
Resources Required
You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not a U.S. citizen, please e-mail oem.training@dhses.ny.gov for further instructions.

All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.

Participants enrolled in an in-person, classroom-based course delivery will need access to a laptop or mobile device/tablet during the class session to complete course testing and evaluations electronically.
Reporting Instructions
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dress is business casual.  
Signup Details
No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the students responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.
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