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.**

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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RECORDED ZOOM TRAINING

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

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

 

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

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 VDH: Understanding COVID-19 Vaccine: What the Evidence Tells Us

Informative webinar on the latest COVID-19 vaccine evidence. Guest Panelists: Meet Your Panelists: Richard Wenzel, MD, MSc, Emeritus Chair and Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, VCU School of Medicine, Editor-at-Large, NEJM Chris Ghaemmaghami, MD, FACEP, Professor of Emergency and Internal Medicine, UVA School of Medicine, Physician Specialist, Covid-19 Response, Virginia Department of Health Kelly Goode, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, Professor of Pharmacy, Director of Community Pharmacy Practice, VCU School of Pharmacy

Start Training: Watch the RECORDED video now!
Training Duration: 90 minutes

 

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.

RECORDED COVID-19 MRC Mass Vaccination Overview
An informative webinar that will provide a basic overview of Virginia’s COVID-19 vaccination plans and an explanation of the important roles MRC volunteers play in vaccinating the citizens of the Commonwealth. Presenters include MRC Office of Emergency Preparedness staff and MRC volunteers with mass vaccination experience. This training is highly recommended for COVID-19 vaccination 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.