Training and Resources

Environmental Health and Disaster Training Resources for Practitioners

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • Course: Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) Awareness Level
    • Link: http://nehacert.org/moodle/course/category.php?id=42
    • Target Audience: Sanitarians, environmental health specialists, and other federal, state, local, and tribal public health and environmental health professionals 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Center for Radiological Nuclear Training at the Nevada National Security Site
    • Course: WMD Radiological/Nuclear Awareness Course Web-Based (AWR-140W)
    • Link: https://www.ndpc.us/Catalog/NNSACTOS/AWR-140-W
    • Target Audience: Animal emergency services, agricultural safety, citizen/community volunteer, emergency management, emergency medical services, fire service, governmental administrative, healthcare, hazardous materials, information technology, law enforcement, other, public health, public safety communications, private sector / corporate security and safety professionals, public works, search and rescue, transportation security
  • Columbia Regional Learning Center
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness
    • Course: Radiological Accident Assessment (PER-316)
    • Link: https://cdp.dhs.gov/find-training/course/PER-316
    • Target Audience:  Federal, State, local, and tribal radiological assessment/health physics staff, private sector
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness
    • Course: Hazardous Materials Operations (PER-322)
    • Link: https://cdp.dhs.gov/find-training/course/PER-322
    • Target Audience: Emergency management, emergency medical services, fire service, governmental administrative, hazardous materials, healthcare, law enforcement, public health, public safety communications, public works, agriculture, education, security and safety, search and rescue, transportation, and any responders having operations-level response duties during a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosive/all-hazards incidents
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness
    • Course: Radiological Emergency Response Operations (PER-904)
    • Link: https://cdp.dhs.gov/find-training/course/PER-904
    • Target Audience: Members of an organized federal, state, local, or tribal radiological/hazardous materials response element who has responsibility for responding to or managing a radiological incident
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Center for Domestic Preparedness
  • International Federation of Environmental Health
    • Course: Environmental Health Disaster Management
    • Link: http://www.ifeh.org/ehdm/
    • Target Audience: Environmental health professionals
  • Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Humanitarian Health
    • Course: Health Emergency in Large Populations (HELP)
    • Link: http://hopkinshumanitarianhealth.org/education/help-course/
    • Target Audience: Public health and healthcare professionals
  • Louisiana State University
    • Course: Biological Incidents Awareness (AWR-118)
    • Link: https://www.ncbrt.lsu.edu/Course/AWR-118
    • Target Audience: Emergency management, emergency medical services, fire service, health care, law enforcement, public health, public safety communications, public works, security and safety, transportation
  • Louisiana State University
    • Course: Emergency Response to Domestic Biological Incidents (PER-220)
    • Link: https://www.ncbrt.lsu.edu/Course/PER-220
    • Target Audience: Animal emergency services, agricultural safety, citizen/community volunteer, emergency management, emergency medical services, fire service, governmental administrative, healthcare, hazardous materials, law enforcement, public health, public safety communications, private sector/corporate security and safety professionals, public works, transportation security
  • Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
  • Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)
  • Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)
  • Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)
    • Course: EOC Operations for All-Hazards Events (MGT-346)
    • Link: https://teex.org/Pages/Class.aspx?course=MGT346
    • Target Audience: Law enforcement, emergency medical services, emergency management, fire service, governmental administrative, public safety communications, health care, public health, hazardous materials, public works, utilities, non-governmental organizations, volunteer and/or faith-based organizations, private business partners
  • Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)
  • S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) and U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD)
    • Course: Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties
    • Link: http://www.usamriid.army.mil/education/
    • Target Audience: Medical Corps and Nurse Corps officers; physician assistants; Medical Service Corps officers in specialties 67B, C, or E; and other selected medical professionals
  • S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Disaster Information Management Research Center

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