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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~
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
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
NOTE: Colors notated above and in the following fourteen slides are utilized to separate the four EMTF components in this power point
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
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 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.
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.
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 Units Mobile Medical Unit Aerial picture of our Western Shelter
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)
MMU - The Interior Pictures inside of the Zumro Shelter
For More Information or to Join EMTF-7 Contacts: EMTF-7 Coordinator: Cindy Riggan email@example.com RAC Executive Directors: *TSA-LMelanie Tucker firstname.lastname@example.org TSA-M Christine Reeves email@example.com TSA-N David Rogers firstname.lastname@example.org TSA-O Dave Reimer email@example.com *Note: TSA-L (Central Texas Regional Advisory Council) is the lead RAC for EMTF-7.