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Wide Area Search: TEEX (PER-213)


  • Camden County, NJ (map)

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness will be sponsoring a three-day training course titled: “Wide Area Search (PER-213).” The Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will instruct the course.

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

DESCRIPTION:
The Wide Area Search course is designed to provide training for search responders to effectively conduct wide area searches due to natural disasters or man-made incidents. This course introduces the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform wide area searches at a disaster incident site. The course concludes with a culminating event tabletop exercise that requires participants to utilize all the skills introduced throughout the course.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
The course content applies to a vast number of critical situations, including natural disasters or terrorist incidents. Target disciplines include: Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Governmental Administrative, Law Enforcement, Health Care, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Citizen/Community Volunteer, Security and Safety. Twenty-four continuing elective units (CEUs) will be awarded to New Jersey Emergency Medical Technicians who complete the course.


REGISTRATION

Please register at https://my.teex.org/TeexPortal/?MO=mClassRegistration&D=FP&C=PER213&S=386

If you have any questions regarding this training, please email Michael Urbanski at MUrbanski@njohsp.gov.