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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: nhfaadmissions@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.





MGT-439 Pediatric Disaster Response & Emergency Preparedness
Prerequisites:
Federal Student Identification Number
Course Description:
This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of the public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work.
CREF Number
Location
Course Dates
Application Window
Contact
Course Price
2320ODP16Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
09/24/2019-09/25/2019
Tues & Weds: 8am-4:30pm
Min # met, open until filled or course start date.
Apply Online
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.
CREF Number
Location
Course Dates
Application Window
For Course Questions, contact:
Course Price
2320EMI263Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol Laconia High School
345 Union Avenue
Laconia NH 03246
10/01/2019-12/03/2019
Tues: 6pm-8:30pm
Closes 10/01/2019
Apply Online
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free
2320EMI326 Dartmouth-Hitchock Nashua Campus
2300 Southwood Drive
Nashua NH 03063
10/25/2019-10/27/2019
Fri: 6pm-9pm
Sat & Sun: 8am-4pm
Closes 10/24/2019
Apply Online
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
 

G290 Basic Public Information Officer Training Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
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.
CREF Number
Location
Course Dates
Application Window
Contact:
Course Price
2320EMI286
-CLASS IS FULL!!-
NH Fire Academy
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord NH 03301
10/17/2019-10/18/2019
Thurs & Fri: 8am-4:30pm
CLASS IS FULL! Waitlist Room ONLY!
Apply Online
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free

MGT-317 Disaster Management for Public ServiceAdobe Acrobat Reader Symbol
Prerequisites:
None**
**Students are expected to have already completed IS100, IS200 & IS700 as a base knowledge set before taking an MGT course.
Course Description:
The MGT-317 course provides real world training to public service professionals helping to provide both the knowledge and skills necessary to protect their communities and infrastructure from potential or actual threats. During this course, participants work together in multidisciplinary teams to apply the course information with their professional experience in a variety of hands-on, small group activities, and disaster scenarios.
This course brings together emergency management personnel who are expected to identify and mitigate hazards, and who plan and manage disater response and recovery efforts within their jurisdictions. Representatives from public service agencies, fire services, law enforcement, emergency medical services, emergency planning, public health, and hazardous materials response organizations are encouraged to attend.
Participants will be introduced to natural and man-made disasters to which public services may be vulnerable. This course also explains emergency planning and management and the regulatory systems, documents, and directives that guide disaster response. Response factors, such as hazard control zones, resources, and responder safety are also discussed. Recovery considerations, such as funding assistance and demobilization, are also explained.
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2320ODP299 Wentworth Douglas Hospital
789 Central Avenue
Dover NH 03820
11/06/2019-11/07/2019
Weds & Thurs: 8am-4:30pm
Closes 11/04/2019
Apply Online
Joann Beaudoin
603-2223-3638
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.
CREF Number
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Application Window
Contact
Course Price
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
Joann Beaudoin
603-223-3638
Free



 


   
 
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