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ID
3-508-1030
Name
Ambulance Task Force
Status
Published
Updated
11/14/2019 11:07:10 AM
Released
03/01/2009
Description
 
Resource Category
Emergency Medical Services
Primary Core Capability
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Secondary Core Capability
Critical Transportation
Resource Kind
Vehicles/Team
Overall Function
Any combination of 5 ambulances of different types (ALS and BLS) with common communications and a leader, in a separate command vehicle. This resource typing is used to distinguish between a Task Force of Ambulances and an Emergency Medical Task Force (any combination of resources).
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this task force, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
CapabilitiesNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Capable of providing clinical and transportation services to a range of patient conditions, includes vehicles, staff, equipment, and supplies.
Personnel Team experienced and actively involved in the care and transportation of EMS patients.Not Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1EMS Staff (2 per vehicle) AND Supervisor/ Leader, in a separate command vehicle. (1 per 5 ambulances). See Note 6
Vehicle 5 Ambulances. See Note 8Not Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Any combination of 5 ambulances
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017