EMERGENCY RESPONDER HEALTH MONITORING
AND SURVEILLANCE (ERHMS)
ONLINE TRAINING COURSE (WB2254)
Bruce Bernard, MD,
MPH, Chief Medical Officer, CDC/NIOSH/DSHEFS/HETAB
Renee Funk, DVM, MPH&TM, MBA, DACVPM, Epidemiologist,
Michael Heumann, MPH, MA, Principal Epidemiologist, HeumannHealth
COURSE DURATION Approximately 3 hours
This educational offering is to provide a recommended health monitoring and
surveillance framework, referred to as the Emergency Responder Health
Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) system, which includes specific
recommendations and tools for all phases of a response, including the
pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment phases.
At the conclusion of the course, the participant
will be able to accomplish the following:
1. List and describe the steps in the ERHMS process.
2. Describe pre-deployment activities including rostering, training,
and pre-deployment health screening.
3. Describe how to perform monitoring and ongoing assessment of
responders during emergent events.
4. Describe how to capture data to identify which responders would
benefit from medical referral and long-term health surveillance.
5. Select and implement strategies to prevent or detect disease in
the target population.
Emergency managers, emergency responders, medical personnel, health and safety
ICS 100: Introduction to ICS
ICS 200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action
This course has continuing education (CE). CE expiration date is July 1,
CME: 3.0 (physicians)
CNE: 2.9 (nurses)
CPE: 0.3 (pharmacists)
AAVSB/RACE: 3.5 (veterinarians)
CECH: 3.0 (health educators)
CEU: 0.3 (other health care professionals)
To obtain Continuing
Education for this course, you must register at the Training and Continuing
Education website (TCE Online). Once you have registered for the
course, you will need to take the posttest and evaluation posted for the
course. After successful completion of the evaluation and posttest, you will
receive the continuing education and can then print your certificate and
transcript. To register, please follow the following steps:
- Go to http://www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline/.
- If you have registered before with CDC's Training and
Continuing Education Online system, select Participant Login, and
log in to the system. If you have registered previously but have forgotten
your password, click on the link “Forgot your password”. If you
have not registered as a participant, click on New Participant to
create a user ID and password.
- Once you are logged into the system, you will be on the
Participant Services page. Register for the course by:
a. Selecting Search and Register
b. Under search options, use option 2, Keyword Search and
enter the CDC course number WB2254 in the box and the Verification Code that you
will receive on the last slide of the training and select View
c. Select the course link when it appears beneath the search boxes by
clicking on the course title (shown in blue type).
d. Scroll down to Register
Here to select the appropriate credit type, click submit, and follow the
instructions on the next page.
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