Institute for Emergency Training provides real world training expertise for Hospitals, Public Health, Government Agencies and Business & Industry.
Our core mission is to provide interactive simulated reality based training by leading real world training cadre.
Our training incorporates lessons learned from recent natural disasters, pandemics and current issues on dealing with terrorism.
Institute for Emergency Training programs will help organize, train and challenge organizations to enhance their readiness and ability to respond.
Institute for Emergency Training (formally Joint Services Training Institute) evolved from 1990 as one of the first reality based training organizations providing real-world training for Law Enforcement, Government Agencies, Public Health, Hospitals,and Business & Industry.
It was one of the first multi-building large scale Disaster Simulation facility from a former elementary school. The seven-acre real-to-life training academy provided training for Law Enforcement agencies, including teams from Brazil, hospital hazmat teams, Fire/EMS and Business and Industry.
The Institute continues to provide a variety of workshops tailored to the evolving needs of today’s industry, which include some of the following; exercise design and implementation, educational programs on disaster & rescue scene management, development of crisis response teams, disaster planning and COOP implementation and activation, along with traumatic stress management programs, terrorism, biological/chemical response, hostage scenarios and negotiations. Patient accountability, tracking and evacuation, hospital triage & treatment set up and alternate care site setup and operations.. Additional training programs include HSEEP implementation and guidelines, Emergency Operations Center activation and implementation; Command Presence & Leadership, Linguistics Skills in Stressful Times, Violence in the Workplace and Exercise Conception, Design and Orchestration.
News & Publications
07.02.14 by Rebecca Vesely, Suzanna Hoppszallern
2014 Emergency Management Survey
Hospitals learn valuable lessons in responding to natural and man-made catastrophes. Over the past five years, hospitals in nearly every region of the country have been challenged by extreme weather. Hurricane Sandy; the Joplin, Mo., tornado; upper Midwest flooding; and crippling winter storms across the East, Midwest and South are just a few examples of unpredictable and tragic natural events that have required hospitals to plan for the worst.
FBI Releases Study on Active Shooter Incidents
Covers 2000-2013 Time Frame
Today the FBI is releasing a study of 160 active shooter incidents that occurred between 2000 and 2013 throughout the U.S. The primary purpose of the study? To provide our law enforcement partners—normally the first responders on the scene of these dangerous and fast-moving events—with data that will help them to better prepare for and respond to these incidents, saving more lives and keeping themselves safer in the process.