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  • Training

    The links below offer information concerning various types of training events. If you are interested in participating in one of the programs, please call the Emergency Management coordinator at (601) 815-6440 or send an e-mail to Med1@umc.edu.

    • Basic and advanced disaster life support
      Training dates have yet to be determined.  Please check back soon for additional details regarding training registration.
    • NIMS ICS training
      Click the hyperlink to access the FEMA Emergency Management Institute training website. 

    Additional training resources

    The links below are additional sites for possible training opportunities.

    • American Red Cross - Mississippi Chapter
    • CDC - Pandemic Influenza Training 
    • Medfilms Online
      Internet-based Disaster Preparedness/Anti-Terrorism training for UMMC Personnel (participation is currently unavailable).
    • Mississippi Homeland Security
      There are various tabletop exercises and seminars scheduled through the Mississippi Homeland Security office that are offered with numerous organizations, including the Health Department, MEMA, State Fire Academy, etc. This link will provide you with the name of the event as well as the person to contact for enrollment in the classes.
    • Office for Domestic Preparedness (ODP)
      ODP is the primary office responsible for providing training, funds for the purchase of equipment, support for the planning and execution of exercises, technical assistance and other support to assist states and local jurisdictions to prevent, plan for and respond to acts of terrorism. If you are interested in any of the courses offered at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, AL - 1) Please complete the registration form (link provided); 2) Submit the completed form along with a statement of approval from your supervisor, to jwilson5@umc.edu or fax (601) 984-4504. If you have any questions, please call (601) 815-6440. (Registration form)
    • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
      FEMA provides many programs, courses and materials to support emergency preparedness and response for emergency personnel as well as the general public.
    • Health and Human Services
      Various topics of interest and training opportunities for health care providers.

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