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NEMA Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
G-290 Basic Public Information Officer 09/24/2018 - 8:00am to 09/25/2018 - 5:00pm Metropolitan Utilities District 3100 S. 61st Avenue, Omaha, Nebraska Larry Fichtner NEMA 402-471-7179 larry.fichtner@nebraska.gov Jodie Fawl NEMA 402-471-7428 jodie.fawl@Nebraska.gov

This two-day course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external.

Who should attend:
The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal or territorial level of government, and in private and nongovernmental sectors.

Recommended Online Course to take prior to

G-290: IS-29: Public Information Officer Awareness.  It is available online at:  the FEMA training website.

· No lodging or meals are provided during this course.

· Student must attend all classes to receive the state certificate.

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Nebraska Emergency Management Certification Capstone 10/17/2018 - 8:00am to 10/18/2018 - 5:00pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24th Street Lincoln, NE 68524-1801 Roger Conrad 402-471-7175 roger.conrad@nebraska.gov

The following comprise the Nebraska Emergency Management Basic Certification Program.

The below listed independent study courses are mandatory course prerequisites prior to enrollment in the Basic Certification Capstone and those certificates of completion must be submitted to the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency Training and Exercise section prior to the beginning of the capstone. 

The two day capstone of instruction will constist of;

  • Preparedness Block
    • Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP)
    • State Emergency Operations Plan (SEOP)
  • Response Block
    • Utilization of Incident Management Teams (IMT) in Nebraska
    • Public Information Officer (PIO) and Social Media
    • G-191 Incident Command System (ICS) & Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Interface
  • Recovery Block
    • Public and Individual Assistance
    • Hazard Mitigation
  • Emergency Manager Panel Discussion
  • Knowledge Assessment and Conclusion

Individuals who complete the IS Course pre-requisites and the Basic Capstone course will receive Nebraska Basic Emergency Manager Certification. 
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Other Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
MGT-439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness 08/25/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
08/26/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting 1320 Central Avenue Nebraska City, NE 68410 Debbie Kuhn 402-326-0173

PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE
AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
MGT-439
The 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations. This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response  considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.
Topics
• Introduction to Pediatric Response
• Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
• Implications for Planning and Response
• Functional Access Needs Considerations
• Mass Sheltering
• Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce
Resources
• Pediatric Reunification Considerations
• Pediatric Decontamination Considerations
Venue
Course Length
Jurisdiction
Two days (16 hours)
Participants
• Community and Hospital based Emergency
Managers
• EMS Personnel
• Hospital Administration and Emergency Room
Personnel
• Public Safety / Public Health Personnel
• School Administrators
• MRC Personnel
• Private sector
• Law Enforcement
• Disaster response/relief personnel
• County, State, and Federal personnel who
respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event
C16.8837.04

Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register and bring a copy of their
SID number to class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Continuing Education Credits
IACET - 1.6 CEUs
AAFP - 13.25 hours
ENA - 15.5 hours
TX-DSHS-EMS 16.0 hours

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August 25 & 26, 2018 
Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting
1320 Central Avenue
Nebraska City, NE  68410
 
FEMA does not charge for this course but the registration fee of $15.00 is to help with breaks for the two day course.  Lunch will be on your own.
 
Prerequisite for the course:  Each Student MUST register and bring a copy of your SID number to class.  If you don’t have a FEMA/SID number, you can register online by pasting this link into your web browser   cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
Name:
Address:
City:
Email Address:
Phone:
Name of Service:
Checks can be made out and mailed to the Wallace Barnett CISM Foundation and mailed to 1215 South 40th Street, Lincoln, NE  68510.  You can also be invoiced and pay through Paypal.
L-962 All Hazards Planning Section Chief 08/28/2018 - 8:00am to 08/31/2018 - 5:00pm East Central District Health Department 4321 41st Avenue Columbus, NE 68601 Michelle Evert Phone: 402-352-7958 Email: mevert@colfaxne.com

This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.
These responsibilities fall into two categories:
-Managing the planning cycle
-Tracking resources and incident status

Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge.
NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.
Course Prerequisites:
IS 100 – Introduction to the Incident Command System
IS 200 – ICS for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents
ICS 300 – Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
ICS 400 – Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff
IS 700 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction
IS 800 – National Response Framework, An Introduction

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MGT-439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness 09/15/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
09/16/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Delta Hotels South Sioux City Riverfront 385 Street East 4th, South Sioux City, Nebraska Debbie Kuhn 402-326-0173

The 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations. This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.
Topics
• Introduction to Pediatric Response
• Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
• Implications for Planning and Response
• Functional Access Needs Considerations
• Mass Sheltering
• Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce
Resources
• Pediatric Reunification Considerations
• Pediatric Decontamination Considerations
Venue
Course Length
Jurisdiction
Two days (16 hours)
Participants
• Community and Hospital based Emergency
Managers
• EMS Personnel
• Hospital Administration and Emergency Room
Personnel
• Public Safety / Public Health Personnel
• School Administrators
• MRC Personnel
• Private sector
• Law Enforcement
• Disaster response/relief personnel
• County, State, and Federal personnel who
respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event
C16.8837.04

Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register and bring a copy of their
SID number to class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Continuing Education Credits
IACET - 1.6 CEUs
AAFP - 13.25 hours
ENA - 15.5 hours
TX-DSHS-EMS 16.0 hours

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September 15&16, 2018 Delta Hotels South Sioux City Riverfront
385 Street East 4th, 
    South Sioux City, Nebraska
 
FEMA does not charge for this course but the registration fee of $15.00 is to help with breaks for the two day course.  Lunch will be on your own.
 
Prerequisite for the course:  Each Student MUST register and bring a copy of your SID number to class.  If you don’t have a FEMA/SID number, you can register online by pasting this link into your web browser   cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
 
Name:
Address:
City:
Email Address:
Phone:
Name of Service:
Checks can be made out and mailed to the Wallace Barnett CISM Foundation and mailed to 1215 South 40th Street, Lincoln, NE  68510.  You can also be invoiced and pay through Paypal.
G-489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters 09/18/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm West Central Research & Extension Center 402 W State Farm Road North Platte, NE 69101 Brent Curtis Phone: 402-471-7426 Brent.curtis@nebraska.gov

Overview:
• This one day course has been developed for individuals responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers. The course will outline the benefits and challenges of utilizing spontaneous volunteers during relief efforts.
• Special emphasis will be placed on how to fully plan for and operate a Volunteer Reception Center Program.
• Classroom training will be conducted during the morning session and a disaster simulation will be held during the afternoon session.
Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course, however IS 100, 200, 700, 800 are recommended.

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Nebraska Hazmat Conference 2018 09/27/2018 - 12:00pm to 09/28/2018 - 5:00pm Sandhills Convention Center 2102 S Jeffers St. North Platte, NE 69101 James Rashilla Phone: (402) 471-7176 E-mail: james.rashilla@nebraska.gov

Overview:
This conference will cover hazmat preparedness for transportation and storage of chemicals with speakers covering LEPC operations, response to hazmat calls, public/private partnership and members from the Civil Support Team, State Emergency Response Commission, EPA Region 7 and state agencies.

The conference will take place on September 28 with pre-sessions available 12-4 on September 27.

Who should attend:
Local Emergency Planning Committee members, paid and volunteer firefighters, particularly those with a hazmat response requirement, local emergency managers, and owners/operators of facilities subject to the Nebraska Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (Tier II Reporting)

  • Lodging is available to members of fire departments, local emergency managers, and LEPC members who live more than 60 miles from North Platte.

There is no fee to attend this courses

  • Pre-session classes are limited to 25 students

Registration Deadline is September 5, 2018

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L-967 All Hazards Logistics Section Chief 10/01/2018 - 8:00am to 10/05/2018 - 5:00pm Wayne Fire Station 510 Tomar Drive Wayne, NE 68787 Kevin Garvin PO Box 176Hartington, NE 68739 (402) 254-6862 cedarem@hartel.net Nic Kemnitz 521 Lincoln St Wayne, NE 68787 (402) 833-5190 wayne_em@abbnebraska.com

The Northeast Planning, Exercise and Training (PET) Region is pleased to offer this FREE training

Overview: This course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Logistics Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Man-agement Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: responding to the incident and effectively fulfilling the position responsibili-ties of a Logistics Section Chief on an AHIMT. Exercises, simulations, discus-sions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Prerequisites:

  • ICS 300
  • ICS 400
  • IS0100.b
  • IS0200.b
  • IS0700.a
  • IS0800.b

There is no fee to attend this course.

No Lodging is provided during this course.

Student must attend all classes to receive the certificate.

Deadline is September 24th, 2018

Meals will be on your own

Instruction provided by: The Blue Cell LLC

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Basic CISM Group Crisis Intervention Training 10/12/2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
10/13/2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Nebraska Dept. of Transportation (NDOT) 108th & L Streets Omaha Debbie Kuhn, CISM Program Manager Phone: 402-326-0173 debbie.kuhn@nebraska.gov

Crisis Incident Stress Management (CISM)
What is a Critical Incident?
A critical incident is any situation faced by emergency personnel causing unusually strong emotional reactions, which have the potential to interfere with their ability to function during or after the event.
Examples of critical incidents addressed by the Nebraska CISM Program include:
 Suicide of a first responder
 Line of duty death or serious injury of a first responder
 Injury to or death of a child
 Mass-casualty incident
 Natural disaster causing death and/or serious injury
What is Critical Incident Stress Management?
CISM is a comprehensive service designed to assist emergency responders who have experienced unusual stress related to their work. CISM is interested in promoting a helpful response throughout the entire range of a crisis experience including: the pre-crisis, acute crisis and post-crisis phases. Within the CISM program are seven core functions of response.

Training Program Objectives
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
 Define critical incident stress.
 List signs & symptoms of stress.
 Describe first responder personality profiles.
 Recognize characteristics & phases of critical incident stress.
 Discuss stress & coping strategies.
 Describe the anatomy of a debriefing.
 Discuss disaster psychology & victim response.
Continuing Education
Fourteen hours of continuing education may be counted by Licensed Mental Health Professionals , EMS Providers.

Deadline for registration and
cancellations –October 8th

Name: _________________________ Address: ________________________
City: ___________________________ Zip: ____________________________ Phone: _________________________ Email Address: ___________________ Profession: ______________________
 

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October 12 & 13, 2018 Omaha, NE Choose one:
Peer $150.00
Mental Health $250.00
Please mail registration form and check to the following: Wallace Barnett Memorial Foundation 1215 South 40th Street Lincoln, NE 68510 or
For Online Registration and Pay-ment Options, visit our website
wallybarnettfoundation.org/training

MGT-439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness 10/20/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
10/21/2002 - 8:00am to 10/21/2018 - 5:00pm
Great Plains Regional Medical Center 601 W. Leota Street North Platte, NE 69101 Debbie Kuhn 402-326-0173

The 2010 report by the National Commission on Children and Disasters identified a training gap for emergency responders, first receivers, and emergency management personnel that reduced their effectiveness in responding to pediatric patients and their unique needs/considerations. This course addresses pediatric emergency planning and medical response considerations through a combination of lectures, small group exercises, and a table-top exercise.
Topics
• Introduction to Pediatric Response
• Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
• Implications for Planning and Response
• Functional Access Needs Considerations
• Mass Sheltering
• Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce
Resources
• Pediatric Reunification Considerations
• Pediatric Decontamination Considerations
Venue
Course Length
Jurisdiction
Two days (16 hours)
Participants
• Community and Hospital based Emergency
Managers
• EMS Personnel
• Hospital Administration and Emergency Room
Personnel
• Public Safety / Public Health Personnel
• School Administrators
• MRC Personnel
• Private sector
• Law Enforcement
• Disaster response/relief personnel
• County, State, and Federal personnel who
respond to a local jurisdiction disaster event
C16.8837.04

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Great Plain Regional Medical Center
601 W. Leota Street
North Platte, NE  69101 
 
FEMA does not charge for this course but the registration fee of $15.00 is to help with breaks for the two day course.  Lunch will be on your own.
 
Prerequisite for the course:  Each Student MUST register and bring a copy of your SID number to class.  If you don’t have a FEMA/SID number, you can register online by pasting this link into your web browser   cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
Name:
Address:
City:
Email Address:
Phone:
Name of Service:
Checks can be made out and mailed to the Wallace Barnett CISM Foundation and mailed to 1215 South 40th Street, Lincoln, NE  68510.  You can also be invoiced and pay through Paypal.
MGT-348 — PER-233 Medical Preparedness & Response For Bombing Incidents 11/15/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
11/16/2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
MSC Building 901 W. Bond Lincoln, NE Mark Hosking 402-441-7265 mhosking@lincoln.ne.gov

This course is intended for members of emergency response as well as other city and county services that become a part of a community response to an bombing incident. This interactive, Instructor facilitated program employs case studies, lessons learned, validated medical data, and potential threats to the communities we serve. Sessions will address planning considerations and concerns specific to medical responders, law enforcement, and emergency planners, with an intended outcome of integrating incidents of an explosive nature to existing plans. This will enhance community preparedness by identifying areas to address when attendees return to their jurisdiction.
Topics
•Terrorism Target Identification
•Types of Terrorism
•Explosive Characteristics and Behaviors
•Homemade Explosives
•Pre-attack Indicators
•Blast Injuries Types and Treatment
•Blast Injury Triage Considerations
•Pre- and Post-Detonation Response
•Planning and Command Considerations
•Understanding Local/State/Federal Resources
Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register and bring a copy of their SID number to class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Course Length Venue
Two Days (16 hours) Jurisdiction
Class Size
Minimum 30 Participants
CE Credits
This course is approved and accredited for continuing education hours from:
ENA- Emergency Nurses Association
AAFP - America Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Department of Health - EMS
*This continuing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Participants
•Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
•Law Enforcement (local, county, state, federal)
•Fire Services
•Communications (Dispatchers)
•Specialty Teams Members (SWAT, Tactical Medics, Bomb Team, Haz Mat)
•Hospital Personnel
•Medical Professionals
•Emergency Management
•City, County, State, Federal Stakeholders
•Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
•Private Industry

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