Mississippi State Department of Health

Volunteer Education and Training

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An introduction to public health's role in emergency preparedness, emphasizing volunteer utilization and the roles and benefits of volunteering.

This section includes free on-line training courses from FEMA in emergency management topics, open to volunteers, professionals, or any other interested party.

General Topics

Special Topics

Disaster Mental Health

Disaster Animal Health Response

Special Needs

On-Line Training

Training Videos

Fundamentals

Physical Care

Medical Equipment

Psychological

Miscellaneous

Additional Resources



Links referenced
Preparation & Planning for Specific Areas    http://emergency.cdc.gov/hazards-specific.asp
Strategic National Stockpile – Introduction    http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/stockpile/stockpile.htm
Strategic National Stockpile Distribution Plan    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/44,0,122,154,html
Disaster Mental Health    https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/index.asp
Coping with the Stress of Natural Disasters    https://www.mhanational.org/coping-disaster
Pets and Disasters    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/44,4795,122,218,html
Protect Your Pets in an Emergency    http://www.cdc.gov/features/Petsanddisasters/index.html
Preparedness & Response to Animal Emergencies    http://www.mbah.state.ms.us/emergency_programs/animal_emergencies.htm
Mississippi Animal Response Team (MART)    http://www.mbah.state.ms.us/emergency_programs/mart.htm
Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/44,4796,122,218,html
Incident Command System Introduction    https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-100.c
National Incident Management System Introduction    https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-700.b
Incident Command for Single Resources and Initial Action    https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-200.c
National Response Framework Introduction    https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-800.c
Animals in Disaster, Module A: Awareness and Preparedness    https://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/courseOverview.aspx?code=IS-10.a
Animals in Disasters: Community Planning    https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-11.a
Heimlich Maneuver    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=so_HSzO6keI
Universal Precautions    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BqchDJ6T18
Body Mechanics    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAF0uTLGkJo
Initiating Conversation with a disaster victim    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPZHJy7UHaw
Cultural Sensitivity    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZFIUrxL9KA
Confidentiality    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ciK3Yve5Wk
How to use a Gait Belt    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJHyKBQVrZQ
Use of a sliding (transfer) board    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKcgBSJX_1E
How to use a patient lift    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqyRIdDyWe0
Emptying a colostomy bag    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPfpDMRuaTY
Changing a colostomy bag    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FX0e8TwLQRM
How to use a wheelchair    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFwAYzJaTrA
Bedpan usage    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mA3gvF46_EI
Using a cane or crutches    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN5UMv3lh1g
How to assist with adult diapers    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncDqBS_mU_U
Transferring from bed to wheelchair    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKg9PmEqtMM
Personal care items    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpK7mpo7yiE
How to use a nebulizer    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej8FtBEpKUY
Oxygen Use    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4awalzoREyY
How to monitor blood glucose    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-42iidHapA
Managing conflict    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f26cVT9SnCw
Mental Health Issues    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9w-bHItDuEg
Working with children in a shelter    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JE-L9MLW24
Autism spectrum disorder    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIOOCbrhAnM
Attention deficit disorder    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tz-kR36Eyqs
Assisting in feeding    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDZlYlKToKM
Administering tube feeding    http://www.mrckc.org/
Assisting a deaf person    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlZMPWrynHQ
Assisting a blind person    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z74h-tesl8c
Disaster Information    http://emergency.cdc.gov/hazards-specific.asp
Preparation and Planning    http://emergency.cdc.gov/planning/index.asp
Emergency Preparedness & Response    http://emergency.cdc.gov/
Emergency Preparedness    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/44,0,122,html
MRC Volunteer Core Competencies    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/6351.pdf
MRC Volunteer Training Plan    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/6350.pdf

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