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Training, Education, Exams
Emergency Preparedness, ODP Courses

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING PROGRAMS LISTED BELOW:
If there is no "Apply Online" link, please complete and submit a General Admission Application in order
to register for the programs listed below.
Applications and prerequisite certification can be submitted in person, by mail, fax or email.
Signed & scanned applications can be sent via email to: fstems@dos.nh.gov
Direct schedule, target audience, and other inquiries to the Contact Information person.
NH Affiliated applicants are priority seated. There may be a wait time for Federal and out-of-state applicants before being enrolled.

REGISTRATION GUILDELINES:
Prerequisites MUST be met at the time of registration.
All course application windows open at 8:00am.
All course application windows close at 4:00pm, unless otherwise noted.
Course prices listed as Grant Funded cover tuition only. Overtime/Backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.




G318 Hazard Mitigation/Planning for a Resilent Community Workshop
Prerequisites:
None
Course Description:
This course covers the fundamentals of the mitigation planning requirements for communities to develop new or updated local mitigation plans that address community priorities. This workshop describes the requirements for the planning process, stakeholder involvement, assessing risks, and developing effective mitigation strategies.
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2320EMI417 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
11/14/2019
Thurs: 8am-4:30pm
Closes 11/13/2019 @ 12:30pm
Apply Online
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free

PER-211 Medical Management of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) EventsAdobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Prerequisites:
Federal Student Identification Number
ICS 100
ICS 200
IS 700
AWR-160
Course Description:
Participants completing this program will be able to properly perform patient triage, decontamination, treatment, and transportation in the event of exposure to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) weapons. The course consists of facilitated discussions, small group exercises, hands-on activities, and task-oriented practical applications. Course participants will use both state-of-the-art adult and pediatric human patient simulators to promote critical thinking skills while utilizing the RAPID Care concept.
Course objectives include utilizing available resources for protection during CBRNE response, to describe the effects of CBRNE agents, and to identify and treat the signs and symptoms of CBRNE exposure in accordance with local protocol, and to recognize the importance of integrated whole-community approach to prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation in the context of a CBRNE incident.
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2320ODP31 Portsmouth Regional Hospital
333 Borthwick Avenue
Portsmouth NH 03801
11/18/2019-11/19/2019
Mon & Tues: 8am-4pm
Closes 11/14/2019
Apply Online
Must attach copy of Prerequisite certificates in an email to: fstems@dos.nh.gov
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free

PER-344 Social Media Tools & Techniques
Prerequisites:
Federal Student Identification Number
A good working knowledge of social media platforms
Course Description:
This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to use intermediate social media tools and techniques for situational awareness during an emergency. Participants will learn and use tools such as mapping applications, data analysis, and data mining for research and management. It aims to reach public and private sector organizations who have responsibility for conveying disaster-related information to the public or who are responsible for gather information during and after a disaster.
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2320ODP358Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol NH National Guard Training Institute
722 Riverwood Drive
Pembroke NH 03275
12/03/2019
Tues: 8:30am-5pm
Closes 12/01/2019
Apply Online
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free

PER-343 Social Media Engagement
Prerequisites:
Federal Student Identification Number
A good working knowledge of social media platforms
Course Description:
The use of social media before, during and after disaster situations has grown exponentially in recent years. As people become inundated with social media messaging, it becomes more and more important to establish a strong relationship with your audiences through regular engagement. This course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to implement strategies to better engage individuals and partner organizations. Participants will experience more in-depth training in the use of content types, engagement strategies, and measurement tools for social media. The course will enable participants to create a social media stragety and better adapt to changing needs and strategies througout the phases of emergency managment. Group activities througout the course will assist to reinforce the use of social media strategies in emergency management.
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2320ODP359Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol NH National Guard Training Institue
722 Riverwood Drive
Pembroke NH 03275
12/04/2019
Weds: 8:30am-5pm
Closes 12/02/2019
Apply Online
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free

EMS in the Warm Zone - RTF Concepts
Prerequisites:
EMS in the Warm Zone - Awareness
EMS in the Warm Zone - Operations
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Location
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2320RTF409

NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear
Concord NH 03301

12/10/2019
Tues: 7am-12pm
Closes 12/08/2019
Apply Online
Captain Brown
603-223-4216
Free
Grant Funded* for NH Affiliates Only
2320RTF411

NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301

02/06/2020
Thurs: 7am-12pm
12/20/2019-02/04/2020 Captain Brown
603-223-4216
Free
Grant Funded* for NH Affiliates Only
* This course is overtime/backfill eligible for a maximum of 6 Fire, EMS or Law Enforcement students per community.

AWR-327 REP Exercise Controller
Prerequisites:
Federal Student Identification Number
Course Description:
This couse provides learners foundational knowledge on the preparation for, and conduct of, Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) exercise control, and presents an opportunity for participants to begin building controller skills. To prepare participants to control the flow (play) of scenario events to ensure an exercise is conducted in accordance with the exercise objectives and extent of play.
This course is designed for new and experienced controllers from Federal, State, tribal, local emergency management and utilities involved with offsite REP exercise/drill control for NRC-licensed commercial nuclear power plants.
CREF Number Location Course Dates Application Window Contact Course Price
2320ODP369 NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
01/22/2020
Weds: 8am-4:30pm
11/20/2019-01/20/2020
Apply Online
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free

G290 Basic Public Information Officer Training
Prerequisites:
Federal Student Identification Number
IS-29: Public Information Officer Awareness - OR - G289 Public Information Officer Awareness
Course Description:
This two-day course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It will help PIOs identify critical audiences, both internal and external. The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal or territorial level of government, and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.
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Contact:
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2320EMI395Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
01/21/2020-01/22/2020
Tues & Weds:8am-4:30pm
Closes 01/19/2020
Apply Online
Must attach a coppy of Prerequisite
certificate in an email to:
fstems@dos.nh.gov
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free

G-317: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Prerequisites:
Federal Student Identification Number (SID#)
Course Description:
This course is intended to provide the knowledge and skills citizen volunteers need to effectively serve their community; efforts to prepare for local emergencies and respond to them are the focus. Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) are organized, trained, and equipped to educate the public regarding emergency preparedness and perform many of the emergency functions needed in the aftermath of a disaster. CERTs coordinate their efforts with, and are intended to supplement the efforts of, a community's professional emergency response staff.
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