The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the New Jersey Department of Health will be sponsoring a two-day training titled: "Emergency Response to Domestic Biological Incidents" (PER-220). The training will be instructed by the National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT) at Louisiana State University (LSU), a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC).
COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.
This course prepares participants to perform safely and effectively during an incident involving biological agents. It provides detailed technical information and includes hands-on practice of actions required of emergency responders and medical personnel during a biological incident. The course provides a brief overview of the terrorist threat that faces the U.S. today including types of biological agents that could be used in terrorist attacks, tactics for identifying the presence of a potential biological threat, and methods of protection from biological agents (with an emphasis on protection using equipment readily available to most emergency responders).
This course also supports the necessity for teamwork (Incident Command/Unified Command) among all responding agencies and actions that law enforcement personnel can take to support and facilitate the operations of fire and medical services as well as other responding agencies.
Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Medical Services, Governmental Administrative, Healthcare, Hazardous Materials Personnel, Law Enforcement, Public Health, Public Safety Communications, Public Works, Fire Services.
Confirmation messages will be sent no later than one week from the scheduled delivery date. If you have any questions regarding this workshop, please email Michael Urbanski at MUrbanski@njohsp.gov.