Course Offering

Wide Area Search
Start Date:05/08/2018
End Date:05/10/2018
Hours:24
Facility:Eureka Fire Protection District-Training Center
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Sponsor(s):Missouri State Emergency Management Agency
Description:The Wide Area Search course is designed to provide training for search responders to effectively conduct wide area searches due to natural disasters or man-made incidents.
This course introduces the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform wide area searches at a disaster incident site. The course uses the 2007 Greensburg, Kansas tornado as a case study to demonstrate the various teaching points. The course concludes with a culminating event table top exercise that requires participants to utilize all the skills introduced throughout the course.