Active Shooter Awareness & Incident Command System Training

February 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Huffington Center at St. Sophia's Cathedral
1324 Normandie Ave.
Los Angeles
CA 90006
Traci Bivens

This training will begin with a discussion of how to stop uncontrolled bleeding during a mass casualty or active shooter event. It will also address how to respond in an active shooter situation, including the Run, Hide, Fight model. Participants will have an opportunity to participate in a mini-drill that will increase their situational awareness, prepare them to act in a real-life situation and transfer knowledge to a clinic setting.  This course will also provide foundational knowledge and skills necessary to understand and function within the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Incorporation of the Incident Command System (ICS) into the clinic enables cross-sector collaboration and support, including emergency resource acquisition and recovery dollars.

Audience: Emergency Management Coordinators and Facilities Personnel

Participants will:

  • Understand and demonstrate when and how to apply pressure dressings for uncontrolled bleeding
  • Understand and demonstrate when and how to apply tourniquets to stop uncontrolled bleeding in extremities
  • Become aware of what they can do in the event of an active shooter
  • Actively participate in a run, hide, fight drill
  • Learn strategies for how to build a site-specific active shooter response strategy
  • Learn fundamental approaches to emergency management
  • Learn the core concepts and principles of ICS
  • Simulate the ICS positions and roles with classmates
  • Learn the components of the NIMS and how to ensure your health center is NIMS compliant
  • Learn how response coordination is achieved in Los Angeles County
  • Apply learning to a disaster scenario

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Parking is complimentary.

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If you are not a Member or Affiliate of CCALAC and you would like to attend this training, please email Traci Bivens, at