LSU NCBRT/ACE COVID-19 Resources
Handling COVID-19 Exposed Evidence
06/01/2020 - These two videos will highlight the proper precautions to take when conducting a crime scene investigation where the scene and the evidence are contaminated by COVID-19. The first video provides an overview of safely collecting and storing contaminated evidence, maintaining chain of custody, using exposed evidence in a court room, decontaminating evidence, and lab analyst protections. The second video lays out step-by-step procedures for safely collecting and packaging latent fingerprint, hair and fiber, serological, soil trace, impression, and document evidence. To view these informative videos, please register or log in to NCBRT eLearning.
First Responder PPE Guidelines
05/13/2020 - This 11-minute video provides an overview of protective gear available to responders for outbreak response. It addresses how the gear protects people, what its limitations may be, and techniques for properly donning and doffing PPE so responders can adequately protect themselves. To view this informative video, please register or log in to NCBRT eLearning.
EOC Operations During Social Distancing
05/07/2020 - LSU NCBRT/ACE presents this week’s webinar which features protocol during social distancing for Emergency Operations Centers. To view this informative video, please register or log in to NCBRT eLearning.
Alternate Care Sites
05/01/2020 - This LSU NCBRT/ACE webinar focuses on Alternate Care Sites during a pandemic. The presentation includes information on setting up alternative care sites and how alternative sites can relieve some of the burden on hospitals. To view this informative video, please register or log in to NCBRT eLearning.
Responder Wellness During COVID-19
04/24/2020 - In this webinar, LSU NCBRT/ACE examines aspects of COVID-19 that may cause anxiety or stress for the responder community. The video also offers techniques that responders can practice to help manage or mitigate that anxiety. To view this informative video, please register or log in to NCBRT eLearning. Viewers may also watch the video directly on YouTube.
Officer Safety: Time, Distance and Shielding
04/15/2020 - This animated video serves as a visual tool for highlighting the proper precautions that officers and emergency responders should take when performing their day-to-day operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The video includes a basic summary on how COVID-19 is spread, recommendations for interactions with the public, and steps on how to properly sanitize equipment and clothing. To view this informative video, please register or log in to NCBRT eLearning.
Safer at Home Training
04/08/2020 - In this short video, LSU NCBRT/ACE provides tips for emergency responders on how to ensure that they are protecting themselves, their families and their homes from COVID-19 exposure after a shift. The video lays out simple things that responders can do, like how to deal with potentially contaminated clothing and how to sanitize areas in their homes to limit the risk of exposure. To view this informative video, please register or log in to NCBRT eLearning.
Using CAMEO FM/MARPLOT For COVID-19
04/06/2020 - A job aid for utilizing CAMEO FM and/or MARPLOT to manage data regarding the COVID-19 pandemic has been developed. This job aid consists of a 13-page document with videos which will guide users through the initial set-up of CAMEO for the tracking of COVID-19 as well as allow users to supplement tracking COVID-19 with the MARPLOT program to identify vital locations such as primary hospitals and testing sites during the pandemic. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THAT THIS JOB AID IS DESIGNED AND INTENDED FOR AGENCIES THAT ALREADY UTILIZE CAMEO FM AND HAVE A SIZABLE DATABASE IN PLACE. Complete the request below to receive the job aid.
CDC Sequence for Donning and Doffing PPE
04/05/2020 - LSU NCBRT/ACE created a 6-minute video, “CDC Sequence for Donning and Doffing PPE,” that walks viewers step-by-step through the guidelines prescribed by the CDC for donning and doffing a gown, mask/respirator, face shield, and gloves. Viewers may watch the video directly on YouTube or on NCBRT eLearning by registering or logging in.
COVID-19 Roll Call Training Materials
03/27/2020 - LSU NCBRT/ACE has developed a COVID-19 Roll Call Training for law enforcement that addresses officer safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. The training provides information on how officers can keep themselves safe before, during, and after contact with others in the course of their job. It also addresses steps officers can take at the end of a shift to go home safely. The package consists of an 18-minute training video and a job aid. To view this informative video, please register or log in to NCBRT eLearning.
Request COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) Training
LSU NCBRT/ACE has developed a new course to address the novel coronavirus. Biological Incidents Awareness: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (AWR-324) is a mobile seven-hour awareness-level course that will provide participants with general knowledge about COVID-19 and the protective measures that will help guard against further spread of the disease. The primary target audience for this course is focused on first responders and emergency management personnel who need general knowledge about COVID-19 and the protective measures and equipment that will help guard against further spread of the disease.
The course is undergoing final content review by CDC/HHS before it can be scheduled. In order to expedite scheduling once we have a firm rollout date, we have created a training request specific to Bio Awareness: COVID-19. The completed request will be routed to the training manager for your FEMA region.
The course addresses the following topics:
- Disease types and outbreak history
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Prevention and universal precaution
- Personal protection
- Containment and scene control