EMS Management of Chemical Weapons Casualties
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EMS Response to Chemical Warfare Incidents.
EMSCHEM is an 8-hour course that combines lecture, in-depth discussion/case studies of real-world events involving these agents, table-top and functional exercises. Topics include overview, characteristics, concept of use/dissemination, toxidrome and typical treatment methods for all the major classes of chemical warfare agents. The course includes victim management involving high-fidelity casualty scenarios. It is appropriate for all levels of provider, including non-EMS personnel such as law enforcement.
Kevin McAvenia has been involved in public safety since 2002 when he first became an explorer at his local volunteer fire department in Central NJ. Since then, he has provided services in dense, high-volume urban systems, affluent suburban systems, and rural systems with response and transport times exceeding 45 minutes. Additionally he has provided fire, EMS, HAZMAT and technical rescue services throughout the world, focusing on the Middle East and North Africa. He specializes in medical management of CBRN casualties and is a graduate of numerous advanced and specialized courses from the DoD and other Federal agencies. He has served as a live agent instructor at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, AL, holds instructor credentials through three Federal agencies, and is a master instructional systems designer. He has spent the past several years as a contractor supporting various Federal agencies in CBRN and emergency management roles.
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There are no refunds for this ticket, replacement students will be accepted and a one year course credit will be offered.
- Registration (Class Only)$250$2500$0
- Registration w/DECON Kit$400$4000$0