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

MGT319 - 16.00 Hours


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    1/30/2018 - 1/31/2018
    Orlando FL
    FP  MGT319  234
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    1/30/2018 - 1/31/2018
    Seymour IN
    FP  MGT319  246
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    2/6/2018 - 2/7/2018
    Guthrie Center IA
    FP  MGT319  247
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    2/13/2018 - 2/14/2018
    Abilene TX
    FP  MGT319  245
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    2/15/2018 - 2/16/2018
    Spirit Lake IA
    FP  MGT319  248
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    2/24/2018 - 2/25/2018
    Walbridge OH
    FP  MGT319  239
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    2/27/2018 - 2/28/2018
    Jacksonville FL
    FP  MGT319  227
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    3/7/2018 - 3/8/2018
    Lumberton NC
    FP  MGT319  258
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    3/12/2018 - 3/13/2018
    Fort Lauderdale FL
    FP  MGT319  231
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    3/28/2018 - 3/29/2018
    Norwalk CT
    FP  MGT319  252
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    3/29/2018 - 3/30/2018
    Fort Worth TX
    FP  MGT319  249
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    4/3/2018 - 4/4/2018
    Roma TX
    FP  MGT319  228
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    4/16/2018 - 4/17/2018
    Marshalltown IA
    FP  MGT319  253
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    4/18/2018 - 4/19/2018
    Largo FL
    FP  MGT319  244
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    4/25/2018 - 4/26/2018
    Edinburg TX
    FP  MGT319  243
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    5/1/2018 - 5/2/2018
    Guntersville AL
    FP  MGT319  254
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    5/3/2018 - 5/4/2018
    Mason City IA
    FP  MGT319  255
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    5/15/2018 - 5/16/2018
    Mount Pleasant IA
    FP  MGT319  250
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    5/19/2018 - 5/20/2018
    East Hartford CT
    FP  MGT319  256
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    5/22/2018 - 5/23/2018
    Kalamazoo MI
    FP  MGT319  241
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    6/5/2018 - 6/6/2018
    Kansas City MO
    FP  MGT319  242
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    6/13/2018 - 6/14/2018
    Tifton GA
    FP  MGT319  257
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    7/25/2018 - 7/26/2018
    Highland Heights KY
    FP  MGT319  240

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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