Please, read through the SOGs prior to filling out the application. After your application is completed send it to Thomas Gioello, Tgean@wakehealth.edu.
Click on https://terms.ncem.gov/TRS/ to enter the Training Exercise Registration Management System. This will be one the terminals that will be utilized to record volunteer efforts, send information concerning deployments and various other participation activities. Once you are registered within the site, you will follow the "Affiliation Instructions" document located above.
There are 8 State Medical Assistant Teams in North Carolina. Depending on the region you are located in, determines which SMAT you belong to. If you are associated with any of the listed counties, you are within the Triad Healthcare Preparedness Coalitions region:
Considering medical disaster response, the main goal of the coalition is to continue medical care continuity within the Triad region. In order to respond to these types of incidents, volunteers with a wide array of knowledge and experience is always needed. A volunteer position with the SMAT 500, will offer credentialing hours for medical personnel, as well as logistics hours for all other volunteers.
No, the team consists of individuals who would like to participate in the response to disaster scenarios. There is training offered throughout the year, that provides deployment expectations, and trainings on coalition assets, and procedures. These trainings would include the SMAT Bi-Monthly Meeting, Bi-Monthly Logistics Meetings, ICS Training, etc.
Mountain Area Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (Mission Health)
Metrolina Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (Atrium Health)
Duke Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (Duke Health)
Mid Carolina Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (UNC Health)
Capital RAC (Wake Med)
Eastern Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (Vidant Medical Center)
Southeastern Healthcare Preparedness Region (Novant Health New Hanover Regional)
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