Emergency responders everywhere are working to find ways to prepare for response to a Hostile Intruder Mass Casualty Incident. Also called active shooter incidents, these situations are occurring more and more frequently according to recent FBI data analysis.
In this episode (part 2 of 2) of the Disaster Podcast, hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and Sam Bradley are joined again by frequent guest Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group and special guest Bob Otter. Bob is from KingFisherMedical.com a company committed to providing rapid triage and extrication tools to first responders along with the training and resources to use them properly.
Bob shares his expertise and knowledge from recent meetings with response organizations and conferences on major incident response with the Disaster Podcast team. Jamie asks Bob to elaborate on the recent FBI report on increase incidence of Hostile Intruder or Active Shooter incidents around the country in recent years. Bob also talks about how more and more organizations are stepping up their interagency training and equipment to prepare for one of these events in their communities.
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Again, a special thank-you to Paragon Medical Education Group for their continued support of this podcast as our partners in this endeavor to bring disaster medicine to you. Check out their page and educational resources that can help your system be more prepared for what happens in your area.
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