PHEP personnel, as well as health district personnel, stay up-to-date in training.

FEMA Independent Study Courses

The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public. All are offered free-of-charge to those who qualify for enrollment.
    TRAIN Texas in affiliation with Texas Department of State Health Services

    TRAIN is a national learning network that provides thousands of quality training opportunities to more than 1.8 million professionals who protect and improve the public's health.

    Powered by the Public Health Foundation (PHF), the TRAIN Learning Network brings together agencies and organizations in the public health, healthcare, and preparedness sectors to disseminate, track, and share training for the health workforce on a centralized training platform.

    The TRAIN Learning Network is comprised of:
    • State and federal TRAIN Affiliates that operate branded TRAIN web portals, have administrative access to the TRAIN platform and work together to coordinate and share workforce training efforts.
    • Government agencies, academic institutions, and other nationally-recognized and respected organizations that post content to the TRAIN Learning Network in order to disseminate and track their training to the health workforce.
    • TRAIN learners from all US states and territories, as well as other 177 countries. Anyone can register as a learner on TRAIN at no cost and access thousands of openly available course offerings, the majority of which are free.
    Radiological Emergency Response

    This online course, offered by FEMA, goes more in-depth about a response to a radiological incident. This course grants 1 hour of CEUs.

    This independent study course contains information on a variety of radiological topics, including:

    • Fundamental principles of radiation
    • Nuclear threat and protective measures
    • Nuclear power plants
    • Radiological transportation accidents
    • Other radiological hazards

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