Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Thursday, Aug 10, 2023 - Friday, Aug 11, 2023, (All day)

DMACC Simulations Lab 1300 Des Moines Street Des Moines, Iowa 50309


The Central Iowa Emergency Medical Service Directors is a training center for The Difficult Airway Course:EMS. CIEMSD has partnered with the DMACC simulation lab to provide students the opportunity to practice the skills learned throughout this course in a state of the art facility. There are many great features to attending this class several of which can be found below. Courses are held at the DMACC Simulations Lab, 1300 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309. The course runs from 0800-1600 both days. The course costs $150 for agencies and providers within Service Area 1, and $300 for all others.