NAME Communication Gap- Linking First Responders and First Receivers
COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Knowledgeable
CONTACT HOURS 3
COURSE DESCRIPTION This course hopes to bridge the communication gap between first responders (e.g., EMS staff in the field) and first receivers (e.g., emergency room personnel at a hospital) in the event of a terrorist attack. Some topics that will be covered include: orientation to duties and expectations of both first responders and first receivers, channels and methods of communication, responder information collection at scene and clear communication guidelines during handoff at a hospital.

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