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UPCOMING EVENTS

4/21/2014
Medical Management & Response of Bombing incidents
*NIPSTA Sponsored*

April 21-22
NIPSTA, Glenview, IL

This course is designed for personnel from any professional background who may become part of a community response to a bombing event. Breakout sessions address considerations and concerns specific both to medical responders and emergency planners.

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4/28/2014
Alternate Care Site Workshop
*Presented by Region 5 RHCC*

Southern Illinois Airport
Murphysboro, IL 62966

Sessions Available:
April 28, 0800-1200 or 1300-1700
April 29, 0800-1200 or 1300-1700
April 30, 0800-1200 or 1300-1700
May 1, 0800-1200 or 1300-1700
May 2, 0800-1200 or 1300-1700

Classes are being offered for anyone that may be involved in the set-up and operation
of an Alternate Care Site. We need a minimum of 10 participants per session. Session will include hands-on work with the equipment and supplies.

Online Registration

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5/3/2014
ACS Workshop for Area MRCs
*Region 5 RHCC Event*

Southern Illinois Airport
600 N Airport Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966
May 3, 2014
0800-1200 or 1300-1700

Classes are being offered for anyone that may be involved in the set-up and operation
of an Alternate Care Site. There are 2 different 4 hour sessions to choose from. For area MRCs.

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5/7/2014
ENHANCED THREAT AND RISK ASSESSMENT Local Jurisdiction • MGT-315

This course, funded by the National Training and Education Division (NTED) within DHS/FEMA’s National
Preparedness Directorate, enhances the basic Threat and Risk Assessment course (MGT-310) by teaching
participants how to apply all phases of the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) process to specific critical infrastructure facilities. Through lectures, discussions and classroom activities, participants learn methods to identify and prioritize risks from all hazards, assess vulnerabilities, estimate consequences, and use equipment, training and exercises to mitigate risk. Multidisciplinary participant teams visit and assess facilities selected by the host jurisdiction, determining risks, vulnerabilities, consequences and mitigation options specific to their assigned site. Teams then document their findings, develop an action plan, analyze risk, and present their results to the class.

8:00am-5:00pm

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5/13/2014
Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Course
NIPSTA
May 13-14

This U.S. DHS course brings together individuals from the hospital and healthcare community who are responsible for ensuring the resiliency of healthcare services during a high consequence or catastrophic event within a jurisdiction. Through a focus on preparedness processes and activities, this course provides an opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to help them ensure the sustainability of their facilities and organizations during all types of disasters.

Registration is now open on the NIPSTA web site via the following link: http://nipsta.org/ems/details.aspx?EventID=2371

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5/16/2014
Disaster Blaster Open House and Cook Out
*Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Event*

May 16, 2014
10:00a - 4:00p
508 North Airport Rd
Murphysboro, IL 62966

A display of EMS Region 5's regional assets housed at Southern Illinois Airport

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5/28/2014
Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings / Prevention of and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents

Each course provides technical operations and awareness training for law enforcement, firefighters, and other personnel who have a significant responsibility for providing a response to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) incidents involving explosives and incendiary materials.

8:00am -5:00pm

ILEAS Training Center
1701 E. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61802

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6/18/2014
Enhanced Threat & Risk Assessment
NIPSTA
June 18-19

A course for participants to learn how to apply all phases of the Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (THIRA) process to specific critical infrastructure facilities. Through lectures, discussions, and classroom activities, participants learn methods to identify and prioritize risks from all hazards, assess vulnerabilities, estimate consequences, and use equipment, training and exercises to mitigate risk. Multidisciplinary participant teams visit and assess facilities, determining risk, vulnerabilities, consequences, and mitigation options specific to their assigned site.

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6/24/2014
EMT Refresher Course
*NorthShore Hospital Event*

NorthShore Highland Park Hospital
EMS Classroom, Room B302
777 Park Avenue West
Highland Park, Illinois 60035

There is a $150 fee for this course.
3 day course covering Airway/Assessment, Medical/Trauma, and OB/Pediatrics. Current EMT license required to participate.

For additional information call (847) 480-3758 or email mpettineo@northshore.org

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9/8/2014
Public Information in All-Hazards Incidents
*NIPSTA Sponsored*

September 8-9
NIPSTA, Glenview, IL

The course focuses on the role of public information in incident management, the information needs of the public in a crisis, and the various means of effectively communicating through the news and social media. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to manage the major elements associated with public information in a WMD, terrorism, and all-hazard incident.

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9/15/2014
ICS 300

This three-day course provides training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). The target audience includes all individuals who may assume a supervisory role in expanding incidents.
This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 and 200 courses, and is required for those jurisdictions that choose to comply with the National Incident Management System (NIMS),
ensuring that they continue receiving their federal preparedness funding grants.

8:00am - 5:00pm

ILEAS Training Center
1701 E. Main Street
Urbana IL

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9/18/2014
ICS 400

This two-day course provides training for senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area of Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity. The course will provide training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS), and expands upon information covered in ICS-100 through ICS-300 courses.
It will include, but not be limited to: major and/or complex incident/event management, area command, and multi-agency coordination, and is designed to provide overall management skills rather than tactical expertise.

8:00am - 5:00pm

ILEAS Training Center
1701 E. Main Street
Urbana IL

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