Dear Healthcare Community,
After a comprehensive search, we have found a new Executive Director to lead the Tidewater Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) Council Inc. I am happy to announce that we have chosen David Long to lead our organization through the remainder of 2018 and going forward.
Read more: TEMS Welcomes New Executive Director
A 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced the effectiveness in responding to pediatric patient’s and their unique needs/considerations. This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and response considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a tabletop exercise. This is a planning not a clinical class. All students must register for a FEMA SID (student identification number). Students must bring a copy of their SID to class. Click on this link to register for your SID www.cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
This training course is provided free of charge and is presented by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (TEEX) www.teex.org/nerrtc
Read more: Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness MGT-439