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Comment by Jonathan Kaye on February 23, 2009 at 3:51pm
I just saw an announcement on a free training simulation package we helped MFRI build a couple of years ago...it has come out as from FEMA:

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NIMS Alert Aug 2008

FEMA RELEASES NEW DVD TRAINING COURSE – NIMS/ICS SIMULATION EXERCISE PROGRAM FOR MULTI-DISCIPLINE EMERGENCY RESPONDERS
FEMA’s National Preparedness Directorate announces the release of a new DVD training course on NIMS ICS for multi-discipline emergency responders. The course provides an opportunity for first responders to practice what they have learned in NIMS ICS training through the use of various scenarios; it may also be used as a train-the-trainer course for NIMS ICS instructors. The course, designed by the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute at the University of Maryland, has been available to responders in a classroom setting only. Realizing that time and personnel constraints were limiting access to the course, FEMA has now produced the course on DVD for broad distribution. A web-based version of the course will also be available soon.
Course Information: The course provides an opportunity for participants to practice the principles learned in NIMS ICS training through the use of six (6) scenarios.
Course Objectives: The course provides participants the opportunity to:
• Practice what they have learned in NIMS ICS training in a safe environment.
• Work with multiple disciplines.
• Improve plans and strategies.
• Teach the course to first responder groups.
Course Materials: Materials that will be helpful in teaching this course are included on the DVD, including the following:
• Six (6) scenarios, including a marine disaster, an explosion and building collapse, a terrorist attack involving the use of Sarin gas, a police raid involving a fugitive and methamphetamine lab, a chemical explosion at a plastics plant, and a multi-casualty transportation accident.
• Master Events Scenario List (MESL) that shows the list of events for each scenario.
• Instructor manual.
• Photos of the scene from different sides of the incident.
• Maps that can be projected on a white board for planning purposes.
• Victim cards that provides suggested steps for those playing victim roles or treating victims.
• Incident Command Chart.
• Helpful Hints List for getting the most from the class.
 

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