Available Training Opportunities

CEPaR offers a variety of training courses to help prepare for Critical Events within the Augusta University Community.

For more information on any of these training opportunities, contact John Ryan, 706-495-6958.

The DECON course is a 2-day Operations level course designed to teach first receivers to perform hospital-based decontamination under OSHA Operations Level requirements. Participants are taught aspects of decontamination from event recognition, personal protective equipment (PPE), donning and doffing PPE, ambulatory decontamination, litter decontamination, surveying techniques, and other important aspects of decontamination.

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Answer the nation’s call to action and participate in the initiative to encourage, equip and empower bystanders in a bleeding emergency. This training will educate the lay person, allowing them to assist in emergency care until professional help arrives.

Learn More About Stop the Bleed

Opportunity for hands on training for the proper use of the Med Sled in evacuations and emergency situations.

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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, which allows them to focus on more complex tasks. Through CERT, the capabilities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters is built and enhanced.

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