A collaborative endeavor between Jackson & Josephine County Emergency Management to help the citizens of the Rogue Valley prepare for and respond to disasters

Prep-U

Trainings

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ROGUE VALLEY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Class Registration Form

Our next Prep-U has been scheduled along with our other training opportunities.  Below is a list of the available classes and the cost.  The updated Prep-U cost covers all consumable supplies.  Comprehensive Water Training and Austere Medical Conditions Class are usually $150 per student – our instructors have offered this to the county at an extreme discount.  Each class is on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Even if you have already registered, you must confirm now that dates have been selected.  Please see the details for each class below. 

 

Prep-U

Dates:        Wednesday, Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26
Time:         6:00pm – 8:00pm (We will try to have you out by 8:00pm, but please be flexible as some nights may run a little longer.)
Location:    SAR Classroom – 250 Tech Way, off Exit 61 in Merlin
Fee:           $15 per person due at the first class.  (This covers all consumable items.  If you are a Prep-U alumni retaking the course and you bring your old                            binder, the fee will be $10.)  Please see the flyer below (or click here) for additional information. 
Register:    Email rperrin@josephinecounty.gov, call 541-474-5308 or download the registration form and mail it to 250 Tech Way, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526.                      Please provide the name, phone number and email address for each student registering. 
General:     A flyer for the upcoming series is attached.  Upon registration an email will be sent with further information.
Supplies:    A pen and paper.  All other supplies/information will be provided.


 

Comprehensive Water Class

Date:         January 18th
Time:         9:00am – 1:00pm OR
                  2:00pm – 6:00pm
Location:    SAR Classroom – 250 Tech Way, off Exit 61 in Merlin
Fee:           $20 per person – A check payable to Jennifer Swartz mailed to 250 Tech Way, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Register:    Two options for registration by 1-10-20:
                        - Print the registration form and mail in with a check to 250 Tech Way, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
                        - Email your registration information to rperrin@josephinecounty.gov and mail payment

General:     Please bring sack lunch or snacks and drinks.  There is not much around our facility for running out and grabbing lunch. 
Supplies:    If you have a water purification system/method, please bring it with you to test with the instructors.


 

Austere Medical Conditions Class

Date:         February 8th
Time:         9:00am – 5:00pm
Location:    SAR Classroom – 250 Tech Way, off Exit 61 in Merlin
Fee:           $20 per person – A check payable to Mike Swartz mailed to 250 Tech Way, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
Register:    Two options for registration by 1-31-20:
                       - Print the registration form and mail in with a check to 250 Tech Way, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
                       - Email your registration information to rperrin@josephinecounty.gov and mail payment
General:     Please bring sack lunch, snacks and drinks.  There is not much around our facility for running out and grabbing lunch. 
Supplies:    Below is the scope of the class and suggested equipment from the instructor:     


They need to understand this is a hands on class not a lecture. 
Accommodation for disability is easy but we need to know in advance. 
Be prepared to apply and have a tourniquet applied. 
Be prepared for others to do a physical exam on you. 
Be prepared to lift patients in various ways if able. 

They should have:
     - Duct tape 
     - Ace wraps 


I recommend each student get a Sam splint or 2 to practice with and keep in a kit. 
     - SAM Splint 36" x 4.25" Orange & Blue, Flat (pictured here - available on Amazon or your local pharmacy)

Or the off-brand version:
     - Ever Ready First Aid Universal Aluminum Splint, 36 Inch Rolled, 5 Ounce (available on Amazon)                   

And kerlex rolls also add to the training value.  They can use a few in class and have some for their kit. 
     - 10 Rolls of 4.5"x4.1yds 6 Ply Sterile Krinkle Gauze + 2 Rolls of Vakly Medical Tape (pictured here - available on Amazon or your local pharmacy)




Ham Radio

Dates:        February 8th, 9:00am -1:00pm; 11th, 13th, 18th & 20th, 6:00-8:00pm; 21st at 6:30pm (for test – different location)
Time:          Varies
Location:    SAR Classroom or EOC Meeting Room – 250 Tech Way, off Exit 61 in Merlin; Test will be at the Fruitdale Grange 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass,                     Or 97527
Fee:           $15 per person Paid to American Relay Radio League at the time of testing.
Register:    Email joe.stodola@charter.net.  Joe will provide you with additional information.
General:    Two forms of ID must be provided on test day
Supplies:   The Ham Radio License Manual is suggested, not required (available on Amazon)


 
SAR Academy

Dates:        Informational Meeting on February 11, 2020 at 9:30am
Academy:   March 10th - April 26th every Tuesday & Thursday from 6:30pm-9:30pm & every Saturday from 8:00am-4:00pm (no academy during Spring Break)
Time:          Varies
Location:    Generally held in the SAR Classroom – 250 Tech Way, off Exit 61 in Merlin
Fee:           $50 fee for reading materials (upon approval of application) due at the first meeting
Register:    Applications are due by 2/21 and can be filled out at the informational meeting on February 11th or they can be found online on the county website.