Metrolina Preparedness

Dedicated to organizing healthcare assets through planning, information sharing and coordination to ensure that healthcare organizations have the support they need in order to provide health care to residents and visitors of western North Carolina.

State Medical Assistance Team Training

The State Medical Assistance Team (SMAT) Initial Training Course is required for all SMAT team members. This course is designed to meet guidelines established by the NC Office of Emergency Medical Services for the purpose of ensuring mission readiness, safety and team cohesiveness. Course participants must either be a current member of an SMAT Team or have successful course completion as a requirement prior to joining an SMAT Team. This course includes the following modules include:

Module 0: Introduction

Module 1: Overview and History

Module 2: Responder Safety and Health

Module 3: Infection Control

Module 4: All Hazards

Module 5: Communications

Module 6: Deployment Readiness

Module 7: Mass Casualty

Module 8: Hazardous Material

Module 9: Base Camp Operations

Registration link available soon.