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

EMS and ALL Training Opportunity: Anticipating the Unthinkable

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on February 25, 2020 - 12:31pm

Please join us AND assist us in spreading the word about the 6B Service Area’s “Anticipating the Unthinkable” events in Cedar Falls on March 2nd and Decorah on March 3rd.  Both events start at 6:00 PM. If you haven’t heard about this yet, 6B is bringing Carly Posey to the area; many of our emergency managers heard Carly speak at the Iowa Homeland Security Conference last fall. Carly tells her story of no one being prepared for what happened inside Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012. She shares what went wrong and right on that day and the days and years to follow.

Intermediate Emergency Operations Center Functions

Submitted by Sam Jarvis on February 19, 2020 - 7:29am

Course Overview:
This 3-day training will examine the role, design, and function of the Emergency Operations Center
(EOC) and their supportive relationship as a NIMS Command and Coordination component a Multi-
Agency Coordination System. Provide training about staffing, organization, information, systems,
communications, and equipment needs at the EOC, such activating and deactivating, operations, as
well as training and exercising. Focus on the role of an EOC as one of four NIMS Command and
Coordination Structures.

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