Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Learning Targets
Applied Arts, CERT
ALT 1 - Elements of Disasters
Identifies the elements of disasters and their impact on the infrastructure.
AST 1.1 - Building Types and Damages : Understands how to assess building types and damages.
AST 1.2 - Cribbing : Understands principles of leverage and practice cribbing.
ALT 2 - Preparedness
Demonstrates the ability to plan for both personal and systematic preparedness.
AST 2.1 - Data Collection : Participates in exercises that require continual data-gathering and evaluation at the scene of a disaster or emergency.
AST 2.2 - Preparedness Supplies : Gathers and organizes personal preparedness supplies.
AST 2.3 - Utilities Shut Off : Understands how to shut off utilities at home and school.
ALT 3 - Fire SuppressionDemonstrates the ability to suppress a fire.
AST 3.1 - Chemistry of Fires : Understands the classes and chemistry of fires.
AST 3.2 - Fire Extinguishers : Identifies types of fire extinguishers and elements of fire suppression safety.
AST 3.3 - Fire Extinguisher Use : Uses fire extinguishers effectively and appropriately.
ALT 4 - Medical Operations
Understands and practices disaster medical operations.
AST 4.1 - Triage : Understands triage procedures.
AST 4.2 - Airway Obstruction : Recognizes and treats an airway obstruction, bleeding and shock.
AST 4.3 - Hygiene and Sanitation : Maintains hygiene and sanitation.
AST 4.4 - Medical Treatment Areas : Establishes medical treatment areas and describes their functions.
AST 4.5 - Assessment : Performs basic head-to-toe assessment to identify and treat injuries.
AST 4.6 - Basic Treatment : Performs basic treatment of burns, fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains, hypothermia, heat related injuries, bites, stings.
AST 4.7 - Bandage Wounds : Demonstrates how to dress and bandage wounds.
AST 4.8 - Nasal Bleeding : Demonstrates how to control nasal bleeding.
AST 4.9 - Disaster Psychology : Understands the basics of disaster psychology, including the support of people with special needs.
AST 4.10 - First Aid Certification : Completes requirements for certification in first aid/CPR/AED.