Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) Online Training Course
 Course ID: 1045755
 Format: Web-based Training - Self-study (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number: WB2254
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 0.3 CEU/CE; 3 CHES; 3 CME; 2.9 CNE Contact Hours; 0.3 Pharmacist Contact Hours; 3.5 AAVSB/RACE
 Certificate:
Course Description:

EMERGENCY RESPONDER HEALTH MONITORING

AND SURVEILLANCE (ERHMS)

ONLINE TRAINING COURSE (WB2254)

 

FACULTY                                                    

Bruce Bernard, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, CDC/NIOSH/DSHEFS/HETAB

Renee Funk, DVM, MPH&TM, MBA, DACVPM, Epidemiologist, CDC/NIOSH/OD/EPRO

Michael Heumann, MPH, MA, Principal Epidemiologist, HeumannHealth Consulting LLC

 

COURSE DURATION Approximately 3 hours

COURSE DESCRIPTION 

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.

 

OBJECTIVES                                                  

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.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE                                


Emergency managers, emergency responders, medical personnel, health and safety representatives, epidemiologists.

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES

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, 2015.

 

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:

  1. Go to http://www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline/.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

                       

USER HELP

If you are experiencing technical difficulties, please check your computer capability: click the Help tab in the TRAIN navigation bar, then click "Test Your Environment" on the left-hand menu.

Subject Area(s):
Occupational Health and Safety
Surveillance
Terrorism / Emergency Readiness
Emergency Management
Public Safety
Health Screening
Audience(s):
Epidemiologists / Surveillance Staff
Occupational Health and Safety Professionals
Emergency Responders / Receivers
Emergency Management
Background/Role(s): None
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Intermediate
Core Competencies: none
Public Health Preparedness (PHEP) Capabilities:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: CDC-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Accreditations: none
Special Notes: This CDC course offers continuing education (CE). Please note that CDC's system for delivering CE is outside of TRAIN. Please follow the instructions found at the end of the course, or in the course description, to obtain CE. If you are not seeking CE, a general TRAIN certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course. After completing the course, ensure that the course moved from "My Learning" to "Transcripts". Your certificate will then appear in "Certificates".
Course Contacts
Name: Renee Funk
Phone: 404-498-1376
email: erhmsonline@cdc.gov
URL:
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Complements the responder & safety capability well.
 
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Good course and easy to understand for a Kiwi
 
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Ecellent content and organization
 
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