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Introduction to Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations

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Event Date:

June 07, 2022 at 08:00 AM to June 09, 2022 at 5:00 PM
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Event Location:

Campbell County Fire Training Center
10 Training Center Dr
Highland Heights, KY 41076
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Event Description:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This performance-level course provides training on the fundamental elements of the CAMEO Suite of programs as they relate to emergencies. As such, it includes detailed technical information and hands-on practice of critical elements of the CAMEO system and its associated programs (CAMEO Chemicals, CAMEOfm, ALOHA, and MARPLOT). To better understand how the programs interface, participants are provided opportunities to practice key procedures that allow users to enhance planning and response activities associated with community risks. These exercises clarify the connections between the programs and how they can enhance emergency planning and response activities.

PARTICIPANT CRITERIA:
The usefulness of the CAMEO Suite extends far beyond hazardous material spill response. As such, the target audience typically includes all types of emergency response personnel including fire, law enforcement, emergency medical technicians, public health officials, hazardous materials (HazMat) professionals, public safety communications representatives, public works officials, and emergency managers. Others who will benefit from CAMEO training include those involved with emergencies such as security personnel, corrections officers, hospital officials, Red Cross volunteers, chemical plant staff, and other local, state, and federal employees associated with emergency planning and response. It is helpful if course participants have basic knowledge of computer operations and terminology.

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for attending this course; however, basic personal computer (PC) skills and knowledge are required, and familiarity with databases, spreadsheets, and digital mapping is preferred. To enroll in this course, participants must be US citizens and must possess or obtain a FEMA student identification number (SID).

SPONSORSHIP:
The Campbell County Office of Emergency Management and the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security sponsors this Course. Delivered by Louisiana State University (LSU), National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT), a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) 

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TO APPLY FOR THIS COURSE
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1) Course enrollment maximum is 24 participants.

2) There are no course fees.

3) This training is not open to the public.

4) Pre-registration is required, please return application by June 1st, 2022.

5) You MUST register on the NCBRT Website for this course at: https://train.ncbrt.lsu.edu/Student/Register?ClassID=28982  ***Use Class Access Code: NCBRT229***


If you have questions, contact:
William R. Turner, Director
Campbell County Office of Emergency Management
P.O. Box 153
8774 Constable Drive
Alexandria, KY 41001
859-547-3150
Email wturner@campbellcountyky.gov

Event Contact:

Name: William Turner
Title: OEM Director
Email: wturner@campbellcountyky.gov
Phone: 859-547-3150