Emergency Preparedness and Response
Terrorism, Preparedness and Public Health: An Introduction - This is a course designed to introduce anyone to the world of terrorism. It includes information on biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear weapons. It also outlines needs that must be addressed in emergencies as well as what public health's new role is in emergency planning and response. This course grants 6 hours of CME/CHES and 7.2 hours of CNEs.
These courses include IS 100, 200, 700 and 800, which all county employees are required to take for our county to be NIMS compliant.
State of Texas TRAIN Website
Includes links to ICS courses and online SNS courses
Preparedness and Community Response to Pandemics
Participants who engage in all lessons of the course and who successfully complete the exam (80% or higher within two tries) will be eligible for 6 hours CME/CHES or 7.2 hours CNE.
Transportation Incidents: Using the Emergency Response Guidebook
Continuing Education Available: CME, CHES, CNE and generic Continuing Education Units
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Radiological Emergency Response - This course, offered by FEMA, goes more in depth about a response to a radiological incident. This course grants 1 hour of CEUs.
TEEX Courses in Weapons
of Mass Destruction - TEEX offers three online courses of awareness
Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders (4 hours CEU)
Emergency Medical Services (EMS): Basic Concepts for WMD Incidents (8 hours CEU)
Public Works: WMD Basic Concepts (4 hours CEU)
North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness - The online trainings available on this website are numerous and come from all over the United States. Some offer CE's and others do not. Most of the online trainings are free of charge.
Recognizing and Responding to Bioterrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies - This training is web-based and offers 2.0 hours of CE hours for a fee of $25. If you do not need CE hours, the training is free.