Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance Course (Web-based)
Course Number: WB2254
CE Expiration Date: July 1, 2017
This course has Continuing Education available. Continuing education certificates are not issued within TRAIN. Please follow the directions below in order to complete the continuing education requirements.
This is a 3-hour, self-paced training course based on the Emergency Responder Health
Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) system intended to protect emergency responders. Topics
include procedures for pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment.
Upon completion of this training, participants will have knowledge on how to:
- Define ERHMS processes and procedures.
- Coordinate pre-deployment activities.
- Monitor responders during emergencies.
- Identify and collet data on medical referrals and long-term health surveillance for responders.
- Select and implement stragegies to prevent or detect disease in a target population.
The following courses are recommended, but not required:
Incident Command System (ICS): Introduction to ICS
ICS 200: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME):
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this web based for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education for Nurses (CNE):
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 2.9 contact hours.
IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer .3 CEU's for this program.
Continuing Education Contact Hours in Health Education (CECH):
Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 3 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number GA0082.
Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE):
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 0.3
CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-9999-15-098-H05-P.
CPH: The Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH)
recertification credits and is authorized to offer 3 CPH recertification credits for this program.
CDC is an
approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of
Public Health Examiners. Effective October 1, 2013, the National Board of
Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) accepts continuing education units (CEU) for
CPH recertification credits from CDC. Please select CEU as your choice for
continuing education when registering for a course on TCEOnline. Learners
seeking CPH should use the guidelines provided by the NBPHE for calculating
recertification credits. For assistance please contact NBPHE at
Continuing Education for Veterinarians (AAVSB/RACE):
This program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 3 hours of continuing education credit
in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however, participants
should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours
accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of
delivery of continuing education. Contact Renee Funk at firstname.lastname@example.org for
How to Obtain CE
To obtain Continuing Education (CE) for this course, you must register at the Training and Continuing Education website (TCE Online) and complete the requirements for CE. To register, please follow the following steps:
Go to http://www.cdc.gov/tceonline/. Select Participant Login to login. If you are new to TCEO, select New Participant to create an account.
On the Participant Services page, select the Search and Register link.
Select a search method to locate the course and click on View.
Click on the course, and scroll down to Register Here. Select the type of CE requested and then Submit.
Either complete or verify the demographic information and select Submit.
If you have already completed the course, select the option to take the evaluation. Complete the evaluation and Submit. If a posttest is required it will follow the evaluation.
If you have not completed the course, you will be directed back to Participant Services. Under Evaluations and Tests you may access the course detail page, the course link, or the evaluation and/or posttest after completing the course.
Your CE certificate will be located in the Transcript and Certificate section, located on the Participant Services page.