USAMRICD - Chemical Casualty Care Division
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Hospital Management of Chemical, Biological,
Radiological, Nuclear & Explosive Incidents Course (HM-CBRNE)

US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD)
US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID)
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)

 
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Post-graduate course for emergency planners, hospital administrators, clinicians and emergency responders:

Do you know what to do if you are faced with mass casualties from a catastrophic event? Does everyone around you?

USAMRICD would like to present to you an advanced-level education opportunity from the US Army, the HM-CBRNE course. It offers healthcare professionals state-of-the-art instruction that may save lives in a major WMD incident. Designed for civilian and military healthcare managers and clinicians, it is presented by some of the nation’s leading authorities in biological, chemical, explosive and radiation incident management.

This course was developed with hospital level objectives – clinical and non-clinical. The HM-CBRNE course is intended to help mitigate the existing gaps in support of hospital operations during a major WMD event.

Topics are presented in a seminar format that encourages participation. At least half of the course is devoted to group activities and hospital teams centered on the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS). These team efforts culminate in a high production value multi-facility mass casualty tabletop exercise.

HM-CBRNE includes expert overview of all CBRNE fields to include psychology of CBRNE events. Other highlights include principles of hospital emergency management, regulatory frameworks (NIMS, NRF, HICS), equipment and procedure demonstrations as well as a multi-station practical exercise. Additionally, HM-CBRNE benefits all other routine and crisis hospital operations.

HM-CBRNE is typically attended by hospital management, emergency planners, emergency responders, public health officials, physicians, nurses and others. The course is offered 1-2 times per year. Typically, half of the attendees are civilian. HM-CBRNE provides a great opportunity to meet other professionals from across the nation who face the same challenges you do.

This course meets the mandatory chemical/biological training requirements under MEDCOM Policy 11-093..

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Upcoming Courses
  27 - 31 Jan 2014
  28 July -1 August 2014
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Credits
  Physicians    Up to 35
  Nurses          31
  EMT             31.6
  Accreditation
 
Currently, this course
is unit funded.
 
Registration Fee
  Registration Fee has
   been waived for all
   Department of Defense
   military/civilian Federal
   Employees

  All Others - $500
  
  Foreign Nationals:
   Please contact your
   embassy
 
HM-CBRNE Course Agenda
 
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Welcome
Course Overview
Commander's Welcome
Human Factors in Dissasters
NIMS and NRF
PICS and HICS
Hosp Emer Mng: Gen Prin
Lunch
Psych Aspects of CBRNE
Detec and Equip Decon
Hosp Inc Mgmt Plan Sess
 
Biological Threat Agents
Hosp Emergency of
Bio Agent Casualtiy
Hosp Res to Large-scale
Biological Event
Lunch
Bio Incident
Discussion Scenario
Bio Incident Small
Group Exercise
Hospital Incident Mgmt
Planning Session
 
Conventional Blast Injuries
Case Study:
Major Terrorist Bomb Attack
Chemical Agents
Hospital Emergency
Mgmt: A CW Persp
Lunch
Chem Attack Disc Scen
Chem Inc Mgmt
Panel Discussion
Chem Small Group Exercise
 
 Radiation, Nuclear Incidents
Hospital Response
Radiation Fundamentals
Radiological/Explosive
Attack Scenario
Triage of CBRNE Cas
Lunch
Multi-station Exer Brief
FDA
DHS
Take Home Assignment
 
Tabletop Exercise
Process Briefing
Hospital Incident
Mgmt Planning Session
Tabletop Exercise
Capstone
After-action Review
CBIRF
Informatics in CBRNE
Mass-casualty Care
Adjournment &
Graduation
 
 
Please contact The Chemical Casualty Care Division if you have any questions about this course at 410-436-2230