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Medical Countermeasures: Point of Dispensing (POD), Planning and Response

MGT319 - 16.00 Hours


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    4/3/2017 - 4/4/2017
    Conshohocken PA
    FP  MGT319  187
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    4/6/2017 - 4/7/2017
    Fort Worth TX
    FP  MGT319  206
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    4/14/2017 - 4/15/2017
    Odessa TX
    FP  MGT319  215
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    4/25/2017 - 4/26/2017
    Edinburg TX
    FP  MGT319  204
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    4/27/2017 - 4/28/2017
    Laredo TX
    FP  MGT319  212
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    5/2/2017 - 5/3/2017
    Monroe LA
    FP  MGT319  205
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    5/3/2017 - 5/4/2017
    Cincinnati OH
    FP  MGT319  214
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    5/10/2017 - 5/11/2017
    Jacksonville NC
    FP  MGT319  217
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    5/22/2017 - 5/23/2017
    Clarksville TN
    FP  MGT319  209
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    5/24/2017 - 5/25/2017
    Franklin TN
    FP  MGT319  210
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    6/3/2017 - 6/4/2017
    Hillsborough NC
    FP  MGT319  213
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    6/15/2017 - 6/16/2017
    Metairie LA
    FP  MGT319  203
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    6/20/2017 - 6/21/2017
    Sault Sainte Marie MI
    FP  MGT319  211
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    6/28/2017 - 6/29/2017
    Lake Charles LA
    FP  MGT319  207
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    8/19/2017 - 8/20/2017
    Toledo OH
    FP  MGT319  216
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    8/30/2017 - 8/31/2017
    Hillsborough NJ
    FP  MGT319  208
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    9/7/2017 - 9/8/2017
    North Little Rock AR
    FP  MGT319  218

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.


This course is a guide for local health officials and their partners to coordinate plans to provide mass distribution of medical countermeasures in response to a large-scale public health incident. This course focuses on planning considerations, recommendation to achieve the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) 48-hour standard for Mass Prophylaxis, and the local community’s Mass Prophylaxis and Point of Dispensing (POD) site preparedness. The course material is applicable to pandemic influenza, bio-terrorism, and other public health emergencies.


There are no prerequisites for this course.



Response to a terrorist strike+Potential epidemic or pandemic events+High contagious disease and H7N9, H3N2+Resource capability accessibility and sustainment+Strategic National Stockpile+The first day of training focuses on the community plan and how to achieve CDC’s 48-hour standard for mass prophylaxis. The second day of training focuses on Point of Dispensation site preparedness. The course material is applicable to pandemic influenza, bioterrorism and epidemic preparedness. Participants also receive a mass prophylaxis planning “tool box.”


Disciplines include, but are not limited to:

  • Law Enforcement (LE)
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Hospital personnel, physicians, and nurses
  • Mental Health
  • Public Health Services
  • Public Works (PW)
  • Emergency Management Organizations  
  • Tribal, county, state, and federal medical
  • Private Industry
  • School Personnel
  • Volunteer Organizations
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Dispatchers

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact or call (866) 878-8900. +For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (866) 878-8900

Education Credits

    Contact Information

    Juan Guerrero

    Training Manager
    Phone: (979) 862-1063 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

    Other Information

    DHS/FEMA information

    As part of a Department of Homeland Security/ Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) funded Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement this course is provided at no cost to your jurisdiction. The 2-day (16 hour) course is aimed at providing pertinent information to all first responders and receivers that could be involved in the response to a CBRNE event.

    Requesting course delivery dates

    Course delivery dates are at the discretion of the requesting agents or jurisdiction and must be consecutive.

    • An interested jurisdiction/agency contacts their respective State Administrative Agency Training Point of Contact (SAA TPOC) to request a National Training and Education Division (NTED) instructor-led course.
    • It is then at the SAA TPOC's discretion to approve or not approve the training request.
    • If the SAA TPOC agrees to the training request he/she contacts the training partner directly with information about the specific course to schedule, the number of participants interested in attending the course, and a listing of preferred dates.



    MGT319 Executive Summary





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