VOLUNTEER TRAINING

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All MRC volunteer training is free and available in-classroom, online, video conference, and web conference delivery methods.  Some trainings provided continuing education credits.

MRC Orientation is required for ALL volunteers, but additional training requirements may vary by unit.  Training topics include emergency management systems, mental 890546860_UDbDi-X3health preparedness, bioterrorism response, disease investigation, first aid and CPR.  There are advanced training requirements to serve as mass fatality response, epidemiology investigation, community health worker and vaccination team members.  Statewide MRC trainings are offered via web or video conference, featuring recognized subject matter experts on a variety of topics pertinent to the MRC.

It’s our goal for you to be trained and ready when you’re needed.

Contact your local coordinator to learn more about specific training requirements and opportunities in your area.

As a Virginia MRC volunteer, there are many online training opportunities available to you at any time and can be completed at your own pace. You just need access to the internet. This course catalog and helpful tips will help you get started!

How do I get to TRAIN? Type in your internet browser  https://va.train.orgTRAIN new logo

Do you have an account?  MRC volunteers who have approved accounts in the Virginia Volunteer Health System either had an existing TRAIN account or one was automatically created for them.  There is no need for  you to create an account.

Don't know your log in information?  You can go to the training section in VVHS and you should see it there. If you haven't logged in before or cannot remember your password, please DO NOT register again. Just click on “Can't Log In” and enter your email address.   TRAIN Virginia will send you your log in information.

Need Help? Click on the HELP tab in the main menu to access multiple job aids. If you still have questions, contact your MRC Coordinator or the TRAIN Virginia Administrator at VA_ADMIN@train.org.

Below are a list of recommended online courses the available to Virginia Medical Reserve Corps volunteers:

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