Texas Emergency Medical Task Force EMTF-5 - Tsa

Report
Texas
Emergency Medical Task Force
EMTF-7
~An Overview~
Texas Disaster Medical System
=EMTF-7 focus
Acute
Public Health
RAT
Team
Amb
Ambulance
trike
Strike
Teams
Team
CAT
Teams
Epi
Team
Hospital
Medical
Staffing
Contracts
Nurse
RNStrike
Strike
Teams
Teams
Long
Term
Care
Regional
MOC
CASPER
Team
Food
Safety
Teams
ESRD
MACC
AMBUS
Enviro
Health
Team
TSA
Mobile
Medical Unit
Local
MOC
MIST
TxMAT 1
Tx Military
Force
Mortuary
Team
L.P.H.
Red Cross
NOTE: Federal and EMAC assets will augment these
teams and strategies
ROC
Admin
Teams
MSN
Shelters
D.B.H.
Teams
MRC
Bus
Staging
Team
TxMAT
EMTF-7 Region
EMTF-7
Integrated Medical Response
Capability
Goals:
–Rapidly deployable for statewide
incidents
–Builds upon regional capability
–Integrated command/control elements
–Self-sufficient for short periods of time
–NIMS compliant
–Modular deployment options
Command/General Staff
• ICS 100, 200, 300, 400 certs, with position-specific certs as well
• Must have EMS/ER/IMT management experience
• Full Comms package to communicate with all Groups and Local EOC/DDC/DSHS/GDEMSOC
• Logistics package to support all Groups
5 Ambulance Strike
Teams
5 Nurse (RN)
Strike Teams
• 5 Ambulances in
each Strike Team
(25 total
ambulances)
• Each Strike Team
has assigned Strike
Team Leader
• Teams are
preidentified
• No Notice Regional
deployment
• State-wide tasked
mission
assignments
• 5 RN’s in each
Strike Team (25
total RN’s)
• Each Team has
pre-assigned Strike
Team Leader
• 4 ER Strike Teams
• 1 Specialty area
(Burn, OB, ICU,
Pedi, NICU, etc)
• Approximately 72
hr deployment
2 Ambuses
• Ambuses are
capable of
transporting >12
litter patients at one
time.
• Pre-plumbed for
O2, Suction,
medical gases, etc.
• Assigned to EMS
agencies that will
deploy 4
paramedics
• No Notice Regional
deployment
• State-wide tasked
mission
assignments
Mobile Medical
Unit
• 16-32 bed capacity
• Able to provide
emergency
stabilizing care and
transfer
• Fully staffed with
EM physicians, ER
nurses, techs,
pharmacy,
logistics, clerical
and other support
• 6-12 hour launch
time for 72 hr
deployment
NOTE: Colors notated above and in the following fourteen slides are utilized to separate the four EMTF components in this power point
EMTF Activation
Emergency Medical Task Force Leadership Team
= 100 Ambulances
200 critical patients
= 4 MMUs
128 patient care beds
EMS/Medical Incident Management Team (Type III IMT)
5 Ambulance
Strike Teams
5 RN Strike
Teams
2 Ambuses
Mobile Medical
Unit
EMS/Medical Incident Management Team (Type III IMT)
5 Ambulance
Strike Teams
5 RN Strike
Teams
2 Ambuses
Mobile Medical
Unit
EMS/Medical Incident Management Team (Type III IMT)
5 Ambulance
Strike Teams
5 RN Strike
Teams
2 Ambuses
Mobile Medical
Unit
EMS/Medical Incident Management Team (Type III IMT)
5 Ambulance
Strike Teams
5 RN Strike
Teams
2 Ambuses
Mobile Medical
Unit
Ambulance Strike Teams
Ambulance Strike Team
Purpose & Mission
To ensure uniform and orderly deployment of
ambulance teams to serve the eight EMTF
regions in Texas
~~~~~~~~~~
To provide supplemental emergency patient care
and transport during large scale incidents
requiring patient movement
Ambulance Strike Team Composition
• 5- Ambulances per Strike Team
• 1- Strike Team Leader per Strike Team in a
separate vehicle
• All components of the strike team will
have common communications capability
• Ambulance Strike team will have common
communications with other EMTF
components, i.e., MMU, AMBUS, etc.*
* In pursuit
RN Strike Teams
RN Strike Team Component
Purpose & Mission
The RN strike team component of
EMTF-7 will be deployed to
augment staffing of a hospital in a
‘like-department’ of an affected
jurisdiction.
RN Strike Team Composition
• 5- RN teams per Strike Team of like
specialization
• 1- Strike Team leader per team
• RN team will have common
communication capability.
Ambulance Bus (AMBUS)
AMBUS Purpose & Mission
Planned and designed to ensure uniform and
orderly deployment of our regional AMBUS
component of EMTF-7 across the eight EMTF
regions in Texas
~~~~~~~~~~
To provide the capability for mass patient care
and transportation, as well as responders
during incidents which threaten public health
& safety
Mobile Medical Unit (MMU)
Goals
• 16 – 32 bed capacity
• Provide emergency stabilizing care and transfer
• 6-12 hour launch time for 72-96 hour
deployment
• Clinical and Facilities Groups
• Standardized minimal supplies, pharmaceuticals,
and capabilities
• No x-ray capability
EMTF-7
Mobile
Medical
Mobile
Medical
UnitUnits
Aerial picture of our Western Shelter
EMTF-7 MMU Exterior
EMTF-7
MMU Recommended Staffing
• 4- Registered Nurses (RN)
• 1- Medical Doctor (MD or D.O.)
• 1- Technician/Clerk
• 1- Physician Assistant, or 1- Nurse
Practitioner
• 2- Paramedics, or
2- Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN)
MMU - The Interior
Pictures inside of the Zumro Shelter
For More Information
or to Join EMTF-7
Contacts:
EMTF-7 Coordinator: Cindy Riggan
RAC Executive Directors:
*TSA-L Melanie Tucker
TSA-M Christine Reeves
TSA-N David Rogers
TSA-O Dave Reimer
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*Note: TSA-L (Central Texas Regional Advisory Council) is the lead RAC for EMTF-7.

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