VA MRC Virtual Training Calendar

One of the benefits of being a VA MRC Volunteer is the
opportunity to attend trainings which will advance your public health education and help you become a better prepared MRC volunteer.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering LIVE  virtual training sessions with state level subject matter experts.  All VA MRC volunteers are welcome to attend any of the sessions below.  Don’t miss out on these informative webinars. To view recordings see the links below. Note: Learning Management System TRAIN Help Tutorials

**If you are looking for vaccinator specific training plan, visit the  Vaccinator Training Information page.**

UPCOMING LIVE ONLINE TRAINING

To help eliminate connectivity issues, we suggest you research the following prior to the training:

  • How early to log on? We recommend trying to connect early by 5-10 minutes to ensure you have no connectivity issues. When the room opens, please ensure you mute your mic. *Video is not required for training.*
  • Is there a password? The links provided should automatically route you past the password requirement. If you are requested to enter a password given in the training alert.
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Live Lunch & Learn- Respiratory Protection & Fit Testing

Office of Emergency Response is offering a lunch & learn that discuss respiratory protection and Fit Training. Respirators are designed and regulated to provide a known level of protection when used within the context of a comprehensive and effective Respiratory Protection Program (RPP). Among the elements of an effective RPP are respirator selection, medical clearance, and fit testing. For example, a filtering respirator (N-95) is designed to seal tightly to the face when the proper model and size is selected for the individual confirmed by an appropriate Fit Test procedure. This EP & R Lunch and Learn will discuss some of the specifics with these Program elements. This lunch & learn is NOT a substitute for the in-person(hands on) N-95 Respiratory Fit Testing Training offered through your local health district.

Date of Training: 2/9/2023

Start Training: 11:00am-11:30am
Training Duration: 30 minutes

Registration: To receive the log-in information for this training please register in TRAIN Course ID# 1079519

Note: Learning Management System TRAIN Help Tutorials

Live Civilian Response & Casualty Care (CRASE) for MRC Volunteers

The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is pleased to announce the Civilian Response and Casualty Care (CRCC) course. This training, designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend / Run, Hide, Fight strategy developed by ALERRT in 2004, provides strategies, guidance and a proven plan for surviving an active shooter event. This course combines the civilian response with the Stop the Bleed Campaign, which empowers civilians to provide life-saving medical aid before first responders ever arrive. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, civilian response options and basic medical intervention to reduce preventable causes of death.

Date of Training: 2/21 /2023

Start Training: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Registration: To receive the log-in information for this training please register in TRAIN Course ID#1107978

Note: Learning Management System TRAIN Help Tutorials

RECORDED WEBINAR TRAINING

RECORDED  RadHealth Team Mission Interest Meeting

Office of Radiological Health will provide an overview of RadHealth response missions and discuss the upcoming mission opportunities.

Start Training:  Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID# 1108452
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: To download, Click Here.

RECORDED  Behind the Scenes of COVID-19 Response for MRC Volunteers

MRC Volunteers will listen in on a panel discussion about the awareness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 from a local health department perspective.

Start Training:  Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID# 1108434
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: None

RECORDED Self-Care for MRC Volunteers

Everyone deserves to take good care of themselves, but oftentimes we get busy and forget about our own needs, especially when we are in positions of helping, caregiving, and taking care of others. This training is for those who have a basic understanding of mental health and would like to learn more on how to care for themselves physically and mentally. This training will include information and activities on new ideas for healthy coping skills, how to set boundaries with self and others, and warning signs for needing additional resources and support.

Start Training:  Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID#1107664!
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: None

 

RECORDED  Personal Preparedness for MRC Volunteers

Readiness is a central pillar of the Medical Reserve Corps. Behind your preparedness to respond and help others in times of emergencies is your personal readiness to withstand and overcome disasters. Such a capability exists because you take threats seriously and plan for the worst. Perhaps it is time to review your plan, or maybe you have not yet taken time to prepare. Fortunately, we have the opportunity to hear some helpful information and look at some excellent preparedness resources and tools in an upcoming virtual training session with a Local Health Emergency Coordinator

Start Training:  Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID# 1107404!
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: To download, Click Here.

RECORDED  Point of Dispensing/Vaccination (PODs) for MRC Volunteers

PODs are a crucial component of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response. Public Health and Emergency Management agencies, along with our Whole Community Partners, set up PODs to provide the public with life-saving medical countermeasures during public health emergencies.

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID# 1107242!

Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: None

RECORDED Monkeypox 101 Overview for MRC

Brooke Rossheim, MD, MPH, Public Health Physician Specialist will provide a high-level overview of the virus, testing information, and discuss vaccines available vaccines. This is an overview only and not vaccinator training.

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID#1105938
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: To download, Click Here.

 

 

RECORDED  Basics of TRAIN  for MRC Volunteers

TRAIN is a national learning network that provides thousands of quality training opportunities to more than 2 million professionals who protect and improve the public’s health. Learn to access your profile, search for available training, and access your transcripts.

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID# 1105794
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: None

RECORDED ICS in a Nutshell for MRC Volunteers

This training is an introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) provides real public health examples in an interactive and informative. Note: This course is an introduction to ICS concepts applied to public health. To obtain an ICS 100 certificate, attendees must complete the FEMA IS-100 online course.

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID# 1086358  now!
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: None

 

RECORDED OCME Orientation for MRC Volunteers

This training will provide an overview of OCME, its responsibilities, and needs. The training will also include the requirements that are needed to volunteer to assist OCME staff. 

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID# 1104352  now!

Training Duration: 60 minutes

*If you are interested in volunteering on the support team please complete the following training plan in TRAIN. OCME/MRC Support Team Training Plan # 5770

Presentation Slides: None

RECORDED Assisting Individuals with Access and Functional Needs

During this informative webinar, terms such as access and functional needs will be defined and discussed on how to plan for individuals in an emergency and how to assist these individuals during outreach events.

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video at TRAIN Course ID#1104164 now!
Training Duration: 90 minutes
Presentation Slides: To download, CLICK HERE.

Additional Resources:

“I Speak” Tool
 Lep.gov website

RECORDED VDH & MRC: Past, Present & Future
During this live panel discussion, join State and Local VDH Staff and current MRC Volunteers to explore the history of the Medical Reserve Corps in Virginia, its role within the Virginia Department of Health, notable response activities, and what the future holds.

Start Training: Watch the TRAIN Course ID# 1103820 or watch RECORDED video now!
Training Duration: 90 minutes

Presentation slides: None

RECORDED MRC Shelter Preparedness Training Overview
An informative webinar that provides a basic overview of sheltering within the Commonwealth during COVID-19 response. The course will highlight and address the primary roles and responsibilities of MRC volunteers.

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video now!
Training Duration: 90 minutes
Presentation Slides: To download, CLICK HERE.
Attendance: You are responsible for reporting your attendance, CLICK HERE to get started.

RECORDED Statewide Orientation

Don’t want to wait for the next LIVE event, complete your orientation TODAY and become one step closer to a deployable volunteer.
Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video now!
Training Duration: 90 minutes
Presentation Slides: To download, CLICK HERE.
Attendance: You are responsible for reporting your attendance, CLICK HERE to get started.

RECORDED MRC Risk Communication & Outreach Training

An informative webinar that provides a basic overview of interpersonal communication, relaying public health messages, and the basics of communication theory.D

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video now!
Training Duration: 90 minutes
Presentation Slides: To download, CLICK HERE.
Attendance: You are responsible for reporting your attendance, CLICK HERE to get started.

RECORDED MRC REVIVE Community Training
An informative webinar that provides a basic definition of opioids and how opioid overdoses happen. This course will provide the necessary steps to respond to an opioid overdose emergency with the administration of naloxone. Note: Viewing this recording can be used for information purposes only. Certification cannot be issued to those viewing the recorded training.
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Duration: 90 minutes
Registration: NONE
Start Training: Watch the CLICK HERE video now!
Presentation Slides: To download, CLICK HERE.

RECORDED COVID-19 MRC Point of Testing Operations Overview
An informative webinar that will provide a basic overview COVID-19 testing in Virginia and how volunteers can serve in supporting community testing operations. This training is highly recommended for COVID-19 testing team members or ANY volunteer interested in joining.

Duration: 90 minutes
Registration: NONE
Start Training: Watch the  CLICK HERE video now!
Presentation Slides: To download, CLICK HERE.
Attendance: You are responsible for reporting your attendance, CLICK HERE to get started.

 

LOG ATTENDANCE

If you attended a LIVE or RECORDED event, CLICK HERE to complete the attendance form once your training is complete. DON’T FORGET…you will need the “Secret Phrase” provided during your specific training event.

Training Questions or Trouble Registering? Email our team at training@vamrc.org.