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Training for Healthcare Workers and SERV-OR Volunteers
Image of trainees going onto fire training center grounds to practice disaster triage.
 
Join fellow healthcare professionals and learn new skills to help others in disasters.

Trainings are offered free of charge in multiple locations throughout Oregon.


 

Courses offered



Course Descriptions and Schedules


Advanced Disaster Life Support

The Advanced Disaster Life Support (ADLS) course is an intense two-day course that allows participants to demonstrate competencies in mass casualty management. Includes disaster scene simulation with live simulated victims. See full description.

Course credits: 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  

Pre-requisites: Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS) and an active health care provider license.

Additionally, preference may be given to members of the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR).

Lunch and coffee service provided.

Date Time Location Registration Link
Dates announced soon
(both days required)
TBD TBD TBD

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Volunteer "Victims" Needed for ADLS Training

Additional volunteers are needed to role play as victims on the second day of the Advanced courses. This is a fun opportunity for anyone to help their community and medical providers learn how to respond to disasters.  Food and bever"age provided.  More information and registration is provided below under course listings for Advanced Disaster Life Support.

Date Time Location Registration Link
Dates announced soon TBD TBD TBD
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Basic Disaster Life Support

The Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS) course is a seven hour competency-based, awareness-level course that introduces concepts and principles to prepare health professionals for the management of injuries and illnesses caused by disasters and public health emergencies.  See full description.

Course credits: 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Pre-requisites: None. Open to all professions. However, preference may be given to members of the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR).

Lunch and coffee service provided. 

Date Time Location Registration Link
Saturday, 4/9/2016 8 AM - 5 PM Bend Complete
Saturday, 5/21/2016 8 AM - 5 PM Cannon Beach Complete
Saturday, 6/4/2016 8 AM - 5 PM Grande Ronde Complete
Sunday, 6/19/2016 8 AM - 5 PM Salem Complete
Monday, 6/20/2016 8 AM - 5 PM Grants Pass Complete
Thurs., 6/23/2016 8 AM - 5 PM Coos Bay Complete

 

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Mass Antibiotic Dispensing Workshop

The CDC Division of Strategic National Stockpile & Cities Readiness Initiative will give a collection of presentations, group activities, and supporting materials, this course will promote ideas, discussion and learning about operating closed mass medical countermeasure dispensing sites in a public health emergency.

Date Time Location Registration Link
Friday, 6/17/2016
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM North Bend Complete

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Mass Casualty Burn Care

Course Objectives:
  • Identify and triage burn victims in a disaster
  • Learn how to Identify supplies needed and care for a severely burned patient for up to 72 hours
  • Learn wound care techniques
  • Identify resources to assist you in the care and treatment of multiple burns during a disaster
  • Identify transfer protocols in a disaster situation

Please bring your own lunch or be prepared to obtain your lunch from a local establishment as food will not be provided during the lunch break.

Date
Time Location Registration Link
Saturday, 3/26/2016 10 AM - 4 PM Gresham Complete
Friday, 5/20/2016 9 AM - 3 PM Salem Complete

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Psychological First Aid - Red Cross

Date Time Location Registration Link
Saturday, 4/30/1/2016

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Burns
Complete
Weds, 9/14/2016 - First Responders 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Dalles
Register here!
Weds, 9/14/2016 - Open to Community 
Neighbor to Neighbor Training - NEW!
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM The Dalles Register here!

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SAMHSA Psychological First Aid

This course was developed by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network and the National Center for PTSD through support of SAMHSA.  Our certified instructors have a life time of experience in PFA.   PFA is an evidence - informed modular approach to help individuals in the immediate aftermath of a disaster and terrorism to foster short and long term adaptive functioning.  PFA can also be provided to first responders and other disaster relief workers.

PFA is a "supportive intervention" delivered by both mental health professionals and disaster response workers who have completed an 8 hour PFA certification course.

Date Time Location Registration Link
Saturday, 2/27/2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Salem Complete
Saturday, 3/5/2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Salem Complete
Saturday, 3/26/2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Salem Complete
Saturday, 4/2/2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Salem Complete
Saturday, 4/23/2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Salem Complete
Saturday, 5/7/2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Salem Complete
Saturday, 8/27/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Cannon Beach
Complete
Saturday, 10/1/2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Bend
Register here!
Saturday, 11/5/2016
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Portland To be determined

 

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Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care course is a four-hour course based on the standardized Tactical Combat Casualty Care course which ICPDM has been teaching to law enforcement agencies throughout Northern Nevada. The small class size of twenty people allows hands-on practice and scenario work. The topics include direct threat care, indirect threat care/tactical field care, and evacuation/tactical evacuation care.

Course credits: 4 CEUs.

Pre-requisites: Open to all healthcare providers. However, preference may be given to members of the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR).

 

Date Time Location Registration
Sat 6/18/2016  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Albany Completed
Weds 8/3/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Brookings TBD
   


Questions or suggestions

Contact: SERV.OR@STATE.OR.US or toll-free at 877-343-5767.


Sponsors

Sponsored by the Oregon Health Authority Health Security, Preparedness and Response Program.​​