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TEEX training for medical personnel addresses Ebola threat and more
  The recent outbreak of Ebola, a viral hemorrhagic fever, has the medical community seeking information about how to identify the disease and manage patient care, while protecting themselves from contamination. TEEX has addressed those topics and more for 15 years as part of its training in Medical Management of CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive) Events.
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‘Pediatric Disaster Response’ course addresses needs of children in a crisis
  A new course offered by TEEX, Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness, is designed to identify gaps, integrate efforts and enhance the ability of the community to plan for and more effectively manage the effects of a disaster on children.
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Web-based simulation software links emergency responders in Newark and College Station
  The new web-based Emergency Management * Exercise System (EM*ES Web) simulation software has been successfully deployed to connect emergency responders in two locations – 1,600 miles apart. The Newark, NJ, Emergency Operations Center (EOC) used the EM*ES to connect to the city’s Incident Management Team in College Station during a daylong exercise.
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Cool Schools, Hot Training: Summer Fire Training Schools draw over 3,000 students
  The annual July Fire Training Schools concluded on July 25 with the 85th Annual Municipal Fire Training School. The three schools drew more than 3,000 firefighters from Texas and around the world to Brayton Fire Training Field for a challenging week of training.
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Public invited to firefighting demonstration on July 23 at Brayton Fire Field
  The public is invited to a firefighting demonstration on Wednesday, July 23, sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) in conjunction with its Municipal Fire Training School at the Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station. There is no admission charge.
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New training in industrial emergencies supports municipal firefighter safety
  TEEX wants to help ensure firefighters in all departments in the State of Texas have training in effective and appropriate responses to industrial emergencies – training that could save their lives. A new course, “Industrial Emergencies for Municipal-Based Responders," has been developed to train firefighters to handle industrial and other non-traditional emergencies.
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30 graduate from capstone Fire Service CEO program at Mays Business School
  Thirty fire service leaders from five states have completed the capstone Fire Service Chief Executive Officer (FSCEO) program, which is a joint initiative between TEEX and the Texas A&M University Mays Business School. The certificate program is designed to provide executive level professional development for company and chief officers within the fire service.
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Responders receive Rescue Specialist Certificate at Disaster City
  Fourteen students will earn the Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Rescue Specialist Certificate after completing the Advanced Structural Collapse 5 course on Friday, May 16. The certificate recognizes members of US&R teams who have completed more than 300 hours of rigorous, advanced training in structural collapse, rescue operations and other specialized search and rescue training.
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Future physicians get first-hand disaster medicine training at Disaster City
  Nine future physicians learned about disaster medicine first-hand in a unique classroom, Disaster City®. The fourth-year Texas A&M medical students saw a new side of emergency medicine, through an "eye-opening experience" that pushed them out of their comfort zone and gave them a different perspective.
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TEEX Paramedic Program receives national accreditation from CAAHEP
  The TEEX Paramedic Program has been awarded full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), a national accrediting agency for 24 health science professions. The 1,033-hour program is approved for CEUs by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), and is eligible for college credit through the American Council on Education (ACE).
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