Thu, Oct 05|
USF College of Nursing MDN 2002
FEMA CERT Basic Training Course
The course includes six sections: Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety & Suppression, Hazardous Material, and Terrorist Incidents, Disaster Medical Operations, and Search & Rescue and a Practical Exercise.
Time & Location
Oct 05, 5:00 PM – Oct 07, 6:00 PM
USF College of Nursing MDN 2002, 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
About the event
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates individuals about disaster preparedness and trains and organizes teams of volunteers that can support their communities during disasters. The CERT Program offers training in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, and disaster medical operations. With proper CERT training, you can help protect your family, neighbors, and co-workers if a disaster occurs.
The course includes six sections: Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety & Suppression, Hazardous Material, and Terrorist Incidents, Disaster Medical Operations, and Search & Rescue and a Practical Exercise. To become a CERT member, one must complete the classroom training being offered to USF students, staff, faculty, and community members for FREE. Training will occur over the course of three days; all participants must attend all three days of training to receive their CERT Basic Training Certificate. Benefits: • Learn life-saving skills! • Practice basic Search and Rescue methods! • Final Practical Disaster Exercise to practice skills! The Fall 2023 course will take place on the following three days: • Thursday, October 5th from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM • Friday, October 6th from 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM • Saturday, October 7th from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: USF Health (12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612) in MDN 2002