Established in 2010, Disaster Medical Solutions (DMS) is a veteran-supported, multi-language business. It’s goal is to provide realistic, state-of-the-art training and education courses, with proven science and protocols in the Medical Disciplines of Technical Rescue, Tactical Operations, Disaster Preparedness, and CBRNE. DMS serves the citizens of the U.S. and abroad during local, state, and federal emergencies in natural disasters, technological accidents, terrorist activities, hazardous materials releases, and high-consequence events.
DMS supports inter-agency response to incidents affecting public safety through specialized training and education, consultation, and exercise support to members of municipal (government) and industrial (private) Emergency Response Teams both, domestically and internationally. As an organization, we stand focused, dedicated, experienced, and multi-agency influenced with an uncompromising commitment to safety. “The ability to face disastrous situations and react accordingly is essential for first response teams.” Taking Good Medicine to Bad Places ®
Our training professionals are experienced rescuers and educators with distinguished careers in emergency specialized services. They responded to and recovered victims of some of the largest disasters on record, including the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building Bombing in Oklahoma City, Marmara Turkey Earthquake, The World Trade Center and Pentagon Attacks, Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti Earthquake, as well as other USAR events. The instructor cadre provides DMS training to State and Federal FEMA Urban Search & Rescue Task Forces, including physicians, nurses, medics, EMT’s, and other medical staff. This experience has allowed us to lead the charge and build a reputation for outstanding medical education and training in the response and management of a disaster or act of terrorism.
“The ability to address disastrous situations and react accordingly is essential for first response medical teams.”
Training to understand and practice the roles and functions of a deployed medical component within a task force during a disaster response. This courses provide medical personnel from a DMAT, SMAT, EMAC, US&R TF or other Medical Team with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed before, during, and after a deployment. Medical team members learn about the unique challenges involving a natural incident, act of terrorism or man made disaster. It is a must for any deploying medical group.
We have FEMA EMI trained Master Exercise Practitioners on staff with experience designing, controlling, and evaluating all-hazards exercises (man-made and natural disasters) for your ESF#8 Public Health and Medical Services and #9 Search and Rescue elements. In addition to our training curriculum we offer Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation compliant educational seminars, low stress table top exercises to functional command post and full-scale team exercises. Let us design exercises that incorporate other ESF #8 & #9 – Public Health and Medical Services elements like State Medical Assistance Teams (SMAT), Mass Fatality Operational Teams, Veterinary Response Teams, and Law Enforcement toward enhancing both the continuum of care and an effective response.
The Disaster Response Presentation program is a “Lessons Learned” vignettes of major disasters showcasing planning, operational, technical and logistical strategies implemented in previous operations. Our expert staff is available for lectures and technical assistance on previous major disasters they have responded to including the Haiti Earthquake, Hurricane Katrina, and the World Trade Center / Pentagon Attack. Public Health and Medical issues are addressed from a Response Task Force perspective.
Services provided include:
• Medical equipment cache set-up assistance
• Site evaluations
• Medical team planning (pre-post deployments)
• Product research, development, and field testing
• Information technology (IT) systems development and data management.
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