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Basic Animal Emergency Services: Norman, OK October 5-6, 2013
Norman, OK

American Humane Association Red Star Animal Emergency Services Presents
Basic Animal Emergency Services
A two-day, interactive workshop
 October 5-October 6, 2013
Cleveland County Fairgrounds
615 E Robinson Street
Norman, OK 73071
Class Times: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Register by September 21st to secure your place in the class!

Basic Animal Emergency services is designed to educate people who will be involved in animal rescue and sheltering in the event of a disaster. Animal emergency response is a complex rescue and sheltering field that requires specific skills and expertise. This course is designed to be a basic introduction to the components of animal emergency response, and not a step-by-step resource guide for rescue and sheltering. 
Course Terminal Learning Objective
To develop the basic knowledge and skills to respond with an animal rescue and sheltering operation during or after a disaster, whether at the local or national level.
Course Enabling Objectives
Participants will be able to:
  • Identify non-government organizations and the role they play in animal rescue
  • Explain how to activate a disaster response team
  • Describe the components of disaster response
  • Identify safety factors and concerns in the field and shelter
  • Develop an understanding of the incident command system in the overall response and how it relates to shelter and field operations
  • Develop an understanding of animal behavior and handling for dogs, cats and horses
  • Explain the types of animal shelters and the components of sheltering
  • Explain the basics of field operations, roles and responsibilities, search techniques and the unique challenges in rescuing animals
  • Explain animal triage in a disaster
  • Identify the requirements and recommendations for responding with American Humane Association
    There are no prerequisites; however, it is recommended that learners have some knowledge and experience with companion animals and the Incident Command System


Start Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
End Date:   Sunday, October 6, 2013

Cleveland County Fairgrounds
615 E Robinson Street
Norman, OK 73071

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