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Disaster Life Support and Tactical Care Training
Image of trainees going onto fire training center grounds to practice disaster triage.

Learn new skills to help others in disasters.  Meet colleagues with similar interests.

Offered free of charge in multiple locations around Oregon.

Organized by the State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR).  (Not already a member? Health care workers can learn more and apply.)

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Course Descriptions

 

Image of trainees in Basic Disaster Life Support class

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.

   Dates, locations and registration links.

 


 

 

Image of disaster trainees conducting triage at a fire training center.

 

 

The 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.

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.

  Dates, locations and registration links.

Image of volunter pretending to be a wounded victim at the training.

Volunteers “Victims” Needed

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 beverage provided.  More information and registration is provided below under course listings for Advanced Disaster Life Support.

 


 
 
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).
Lunch and coffee service provided.
 


Dates, Locations and Registration

Courses are free but registration is required. The advanced course has pre-requisites.

 

Eugene

Basic Disaster Life Support
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
8 AM to 5 PM
Pre-requisites: None.
Registration: Email Angela Seydel to receive approval and the registration link: Angela.SEYDEL@co.lane.or.us


Seaside

Basic Disaster Life Support
Thursday, May 29, 2014
8 AM to 5 PM
Pre-requisites: None.
Venue: Providence Seaside Hospital, 725 S. Wahanna Road, Seaside, OR 97138 (Map)
Register: Click here to register on the National Disaster Life Support Foundation website.


Pendleton

Basic Disaster Life Support
Thursday, June 5, 2014
8 AM to 5 PM
Pre-requisites: None.
Venue: Blue Mountain Community College, 2411 NW Carden Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801(Map)
Register: Click here to register on the National Disaster Life Support Foundation website.


Manzanita

Tactical Emergency Casualty Care
Saturday, June 7, 2014
8 AM to 1:30 PM
Pre-requisites: Membership in SERV-OR/MRC unit.  (Not already a member?  Apply now: www.SERV-OR.org.)
Venue: Fire Station 13, 36375 Highway 101, Manzanita, OR 97131 (Map)
Register: Click here to register on DoAttend.com.


Brookings

Basic Disaster Life Support
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

8 AM to 5 PM
Pre-requisites: None.
Venue: Southwestern Oregon Community College, Curry Campus - Brokoings, 96082 Lone Ranch Pkwy Brookings, OR 97415 (Map)
Register: Click here to register on the National Disaster Life Support Foundation website.


Coos Bay

Advanced Disaster Life Support
Friday-Saturday, June 27-28, 2014
(both days required)
8 AM to 5 PM both days
Pre-requisites: Basic Disaster Life Support and a state-issued healthcare provider license/certification.
Venue: Southwestern Oregon Community College-Coos Bay Campus, 1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR (Map)
Class registration: Click here to register on the National Disaster Life Support Foundation website.
Volunteer victim registration (for day 2): Click here to learn more and sign up.

 

 

Questions or suggestions?  Contact: SERV.OR@STATE.OR.US 
 

Sponsors

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