Games and Simulations
This link to the University of Minnesota
provide some games that are fun and provide an introduction to different roles that may have a part in response to a public
health event. They are short, free and easy. Scroll down the screen to Games and Simulation and Have fun!
6 hour online course on Psychological First Aid. Gives you tools to help a child, a teen, an adult or a whole family
when tragedy strikes.
Psychological First Aid
From the University of Minnesota:
Free and Continuing Education Credits
NIMS and ICS: A Primer for Volunteers
provides an initial orientation to the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) for
individuals who plan to volunteer during an emergency or disaster. he course is designed to help volunteers understand the standardized organizational structure and
communication system they are likely to encounter while responding to a crisis. Additionally, this training can serve as a
'just in time' review of these basic principles.
Disaster in Franklin County: A Public Health
this simulation, the learner will assume the perspective of various public health professionals responding to a natural disaster.
They will make decisions on behalf of a county public health director, a public health nurse, an environmental health specialist,
and other public health professionals. By approaching the emerging public health issues from these perspectives, the players
gain a deeper understanding of the issues at hand, the decisions that colleagues in other disciplines face, and how those
decisions impact his or her area of expertise.
Zoonoses (Public Health Emergency Training
This online module
describes the types and transmission of zoonotic diseases, identifies zoonoses of public health significance, and outlines
general principles and procedures for surveillance and emergency preparedness.
POD- Points of Dispensing
training is designed to provide an overview and orientation to the general operations of a POD. It is intended to complement
just-in-time training provided at the time of deployment. Public health staff and volunteers may find this training beneficial.
Participants are eligible to receive a certificate upon completion of the training, which includes a pre-test, post-test,