Washington State Emergency Management Division

***CANCELLED***MGT-348 PER-233 Medical Preparedness & Response for Bombing Incidents - Cancelled

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 to Thursday, June 20, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM each day

Course Description

This course is intended for members of emergency response as well as other city and county services that become a part of a community response to an bombing incident. This interactive, instructor facilitated program employs case studies, lessons learned, validated medical data, and potential threats to the communities we serve. Sessions will address planning considerations and concerns specific to medical responders, law enforcement, and emergency planners, with an intended outcome of integrating incidents of an explosive
nature into existing plans.



  • Terrorism Target Identification
  • Types of Terrorism
  • Explosive Characteristics and Behaviors
  • Homemade Explosives
  • Pre-attack Indicators
  • Blast Injuries Types and Treatment
  • Blast Injury Triage Considerations
  • Pre- and Post-Detonation Response
  • Planning and Command Considerations
  • Understanding Local/State/Federal Resources

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Law Enforcement (local, county, state, federal)
  • Fire Services
  • Communications (Dispatchers)
  • Specialty Teams Members (SWAT, Tactical)
  • Medics, Bomb Team, Haz Mat)
  • Hospital Personnel
  • Medical Professionals
  • Emergency Management
  • City, County, State, Federal Stakeholders
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Private Industry






West Pierce Fire & Rescue Station 21
5000 Steilacoom Blvd. SW
Tacoma, WA 98499
Click here for directions

Course Manager

Christine Badger

Emergency Management Coordinator

West Pierce Fire & Rescue

(253) 983-4586