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MISCELLANEOUS

Introduction to MRC-TRAIN. http://www.naccho.org/topics/emergency/MRC/resources/upload/mrcvideo/MRC101_PIP_Final.html  SWVA MRC members are encouraged to register on TRAIN Virginia using the same instructions and steps as outlined on this video.  By registering on TRAIN Virginia,  members can: 

  • Quickly find and register for many courses listed on Train.org and participating TRAIN affiliate sites,
  • Track your learning with personal online transcripts,
  • Access valuable materials, course reviews, and discussions to improve your learning experience, and
  • Stay informed of the latest public health trainings for your area or expertise.

If SWVA MRC members have questions or problems with TRAIN Virginia, please contact your TRAIN Administrator, Kristina Morris, at kristina.morris@vdh.virginia.gov

IS-700A, Introduction to National Incident Management System


Meth Lab Awareness - Volunteer Training Opportunity
Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Where: Independence Volunteer Fire Hall, 529 Davis, St., Independence, VA 24348

Jack Tolbert, Haz-Mat Officer with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, will be conducting this presentation. This is an ideal class for First Responders, home visitors and educators. Registration for Course #1054128 can be completed at https://va.train.org.

Mass Fatality Response for MRC-ONLINE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

Mass Fatality Response for MRC, VATRAIN Course #1053986, is web-based, self-study course to introduce Virginia MRC members to the Mass Fatality Team which responds to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. This hour and a half course will review type of mass fatality events; Medical Examiner operations in routine and mass fatality situation; discuss different stations that may be established to process multiple fatalities; and description of volunteer contributions. Once the course is completed, please contact the local Unit Coordinator for information on next training requirements.

Introduction to the Incident Command System   - Online Training Opportunity
Location:
 http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/is100b.asp
Description:  ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). 
This is a core requirement for all Medical Reserve Corps members.  Once you have successfully completed the course, please forward your certificate to Kristina Morris at swva.mrc@vdh.virginia.gov

Introduction to the National Incident Management System   - Online Training Opportunity
Location:
  http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/is/is700a.asp
Description:  This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS).  NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.
This is a core requirement for all Medical Reserve Corps members.  Once you have successfully completed the course, please forward your certificate to Kristina Morris at swva.mrc@vdh.virginia.gov.

Introduction to Mental Health Preparedness - Online Training Opportunity
This course is designed to help volunteers understand the psychosocial consequences of disasters and what care can assist disaster survivors immediately following a disaster.  ALL Southwest Virginia MRC members are encouraged to complete this course.  This is a web-based course which can be accessed at anytime through VA TRAIN (https://va.train.org) Course #1048051.  This course will also be offered later in the year in a classroom setting once trainers are in place.   Check back for classroom training dates. 

NOVEMBER 2014


REVIVE! – Train-The-Trainer Opportunity – Health Care Providers   
Dates & Locations:  Beginning Friday, November 7th – Monday, November 10th
11/7 – Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens, Cedar Bluff @ 2:00 p.m.
11/8 – Southwest Virginia Higher Ed Center, Abingdon @ 9:30 a.m.
11/9 – Southwest Virginia Technology Development Center, Lebanon @ 3:00 p.m.
11/10 – Wise Co. Health Department, Wise @ 2:00 p.m.  
Description: The hands-on training will prepare health care providers to teach family and friends how to safely and correctly administer Naloxone to save the life of a person experiencing an opioid overdose emergency.  To register for any of the dates and locations, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/REVIVEFallTOTs


REVIVE! – Lay Rescuer Training Opportunity  
Date: Monday, November 10, 2014
Time:  9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where:  First United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 200 Church Street, Jonesville, VA 
Description: The hands-on training will teach family and friends how to safely and correctly administer Naloxone to save the life of a person experiencing an opioid overdose emergency.  Walk-ins are welcome or pre-registration can be completed on-line at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Nov10Jonesville


Last Updated: 12-10-2014

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