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Texas Emergency Medical Task Force EMTF-7 ~An Overview~. Texas Disaster Medical System. = EMTF-7 focus. Acute Public Health. RAT Team. Ambulance Strike Team. Amb trike Teams. CAT Teams. Epi Team. Hospital. Medical Staffing Contracts. RN Strike Teams. Nurse Strike Teams.

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Texas Emergency Medical Task Force EMTF-7 ~An Overview~


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    1. Texas Emergency Medical Task Force EMTF-7 ~An Overview~

    2. Texas Disaster Medical System =EMTF-7 focus Acute Public Health RAT Team Ambulance Strike Team Amb trike Teams CAT Teams Epi Team Hospital Medical Staffing Contracts RN Strike Teams Nurse Strike Teams Bus Staging Team Long Term Care Regional MOC CASPER Team Food Safety Teams AMBUS ESRD ROC MACC Enviro HealthTeam Admin Teams TSA Mobile Medical Unit MIST Local MOC TxMAT Mortuary Team MSN Shelters Tx Military Force D.B.H. Teams TxMAT 1 MRC L.P.H. Red Cross NOTE: Federal and EMAC assets will augment these teams and strategies

    3. EMTF-7 Region

    4. EMTF-7Integrated 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

    5. NOTE: Colors notated above and in the following fourteen slides are utilized to separate the four EMTF components in this power point

    6. Emergency Medical Task Force Leadership Team EMTF Activation = 100 Ambulances200 critical patients = 4 MMUs 128 patient care beds 5 Ambulance Strike Teams 5 RN Strike Teams 2 Ambuses Mobile Medical Unit 5 Ambulance Strike Teams 5 RN Strike Teams 2 Ambuses Mobile Medical Unit 5 Ambulance Strike Teams 5 RN Strike Teams 2 Ambuses Mobile Medical Unit 5 Ambulance Strike Teams 5 RN Strike Teams 2 Ambuses Mobile Medical Unit

    7. Ambulance Strike Teams

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. RN Strike Teams

    11. RN Strike Team ComponentPurpose & 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.

    12. 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.

    13. Ambulance Bus (AMBUS)

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. EMTF-7 Mobile Medical Units Mobile Medical Unit Aerial picture of our Western Shelter

    17. EMTF-7 MMU Exterior

    18. EMTF-7MMU 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)

    19. MMU - The Interior Pictures inside of the Zumro Shelter

    20. For More Information or to Join EMTF-7 Contacts: EMTF-7 Coordinator: Cindy Riggan emtf@tsa-l.com RAC Executive Directors: *TSA-LMelanie Tucker director@tsa-l.com TSA-M Christine Reeves creeves@hotrac.org TSA-N David Rogers david.bvrac@gmail.com TSA-O Dave Reimer executivedirector@catrac.org *Note: TSA-L (Central Texas Regional Advisory Council) is the lead RAC for EMTF-7.