Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives

Trainings

Basic Public Information Officer

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on February 4, 2020 - 8:08am

April 14-15, 2020
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (both days)
Muscatine County Conservation Learning Center - Conference Room Located within Discovery Park, 3300 Cedar Street Muscatine, IA 52761

Course Description:
This 2-day training covers how to effectively communicate public information, actions the PIO can take to prepare for a media interview, on-scene responsibilities and joint information center/system concepts.

SERVICE AREA 1C EMS CONTINUING-EDUCATION CONFERENCE

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on January 30, 2020 - 5:28pm

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
CARPENTER’S HALL
1215 COURT AVE.
CHARITON, IOWA  50049

SERVICE AREA 1C WOULD LIKE TO INVITE ALL EMS PROVIDERS FOR A DAY OF EDUCATION AND FUN!

8 HOURS OF CEU’S INCLUDE PEDIATRICS, BURNS, STROKE, OPIOID CRISIS/NARCAN AND MUCH MORE! 

THIS EDUCATION IS FREE ON BEHALF OF THE 1C SERVICE AREA. LUNCH BY CARPENTER’S HALL IS INCLUDED!

CEU’S FOR EMS AND NURSES ARE INCLUDED, BUT YOU MUST ATTEND ALL SESSIONS TO RECEIVE THEM.  CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR YOUR REGISTRATION TODAY. REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 23, 2020!

EMS TRAINING OPPORTUNITY: Two Wheel Trauma class by Pocahontas Community Hospital

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on January 30, 2020 - 9:36am

Class will be held at the Pocahontas Community Hospital, 606 NW 7th St., Pocahontas, IA.

Class starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4:00 pm the day of the course.

Refreshments and lunch shall be provided by the Pocahontas Community Hospital.

 

To pre-register, email your name, EMS Certification Number and the city/location of the class – in this case, Pocahontas, IA to: twowheeltrauma@hotmail.com

 

èPlease see the attached program flyer for further detailsç

 

EMS TRAINING OPPORTUNITY - Center Point Regional Ambulance Service

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on January 14, 2020 - 5:13pm

Center Point Regional Ambulance will be hosting our first annual EMS education day!

Speakers:

1.   Dr. Jeannette Liu, Military Neurosurgery in Afghanistan
2.   Jordan Kelly RN/Paramedic, Rewards Programs: How Much Do They Really Cost You
3.   Sarah Sutcliffe Paramedic, Pediatric Emergencies
4.   Dr. Gregory J Blythe, Airway Emergencies
5.   Kellie Hughes Paramedic, Teen Vaping
6.   Nate Simonson Paramedic, Poisonings & Overdoses
7.   Lynette Hemphill RN/Paramedic, What you can’t see, can kill you!    Reviewing Interesting X-rays

EMS TRAINING OPPORTUNITY - Integrated Response Conference February 28th, 2020

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on January 14, 2020 - 5:05pm

Disaster Ready Solutions found Subject Matter Experts to discuss an integrated response among public safety agencies, school administration, hospital staff, private security companies, religious leadership, NGOs and municipal managers. This conference included an overview of response efforts and Lessons Learned from recent Mass Casualty Incidents.