How will members of the team be trained?

To become a member of the CERT a volunteer must complete required training, such as:

  • Basic fire suppression
  • CERT strategies, tactics, and documentation
  • Emergency shelter management
  • Hazard vulnerability analysis
  • Incident command / management and team organization
  • Medical treatment strategies for life-threatening conditions
  • Post-disaster emotional environment
  • Principles of triage, patient assessment and stabilization
  • Search and rescue priorities, resources, techniques, and limitations
  • Special needs registration
  • Disaster preparedness

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1. What is CERT?
2. What does the CERT do?
3. Why have a CERT in our community?
4. How does CERT benefit the community?
5. What part do the CERT team members play?
6. Where do we find team members?
7. How will members of the team be trained?
8. Is it practical to train people just for disasters?
9. Do they really work as a team?
10. How are teams formed?
11. How do I sign-up for training or get more information?