CERT Training Program Agenda

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