Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) Online Training Course (WB2873)
The ERMHS Glossary is a list of key terms that are used in the ERHMS training course.
This educational offering is to provide a recommended health monitoring and surveillance framework, referred to as the Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) system, which includes specific recommendations and tools for all phases of a response, including the pre-deployment, deployment, and post-deployment phases.
At the conclusion of the course, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:
- List and describe the steps in the ERHMS process.
- Describe pre-deployment activities including rostering, training, and pre-deployment health screening.
- Describe how to perform monitoring and ongoing assessment of responders during emergent events.
- Describe how to capture data to identify which responders would benefit from medical referral and long-term health surveillance.
- Select and implement strategies to prevent or detect disease in the target population.
- Sherry Burrer, BS, DVM, MPH-VPH, DACVPM, Staff Epidemiologist, CDC
- Lisa Delaney, MS, CIH, Associate Director, CDC
- Jill Shugart, MSPH, REHS, Senior Environmental Health Officer, CDC
- Kerton Victory, PhD, MSc, Environmental Health Officer/Epidemiologist, CDC
Origination Date: July 17, 2017
Expiration Date: July 17, 2019
Computer with Internet connectivity
Emergency managers, emergency responders, medical personnel, health and safety representatives, epidemiologists
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CME activities with Joint Sponsors: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Response Team. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the (ACCME®) to provide medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 2.9 contact hours.
CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer (0.3) CEU’s for this program.
CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 3 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0.0 CDC provider number 98614.
AAVSB/RACE: This program was reviewed and approved by AAVSB RACE program for 3.5 hours of continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
CPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive 0.3 Contact Hours in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-9999-17-190-H05-P.
Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.
Once credit is claimed, an unofficial statement of credit is immediately available on TCEOnline. Official credit will be uploaded within 60 days on the NABP/CPE Monitor.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Response Team are jointly providing the CNE for this activity.
CM: This event contains 3 hours and may be eligible for ABIH CM credit. See ABIH web site for CM credit criteria.
DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.
CDC, our planners, and our presenters wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.
Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC does not accept commercial support.
To Receive Continuing Education (CE):
Complete the activity
Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline
Pass the posttest at 70% at www.cdc.gov/TCEOnline
No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.
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- Page last updated: December 1, 2017
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