Category View: Displaying 1 - 9 of 9

HAZMAT for Healthcare Providers: Awareness Level

Two healthcare workers in full PPE, working on a patient lying in a hospital room bed, with course title overlaid


The presence of hazardous materials in an Emergency Department is a risk to everyone - hospital personnel, patients and other people within the hospital. During HAZMAT incidents, hospital personnel should have two main goals:

  1. to protect both themselves and others from exposure to the hazardous material
  2. to provide the same level of care for the...
More About This Course

HAZMAT Awareness for First Responders

Workers in yellow HAZMAT suits, working next to a line of rail cars on a track.

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Hospital ‘First Receivers’ and Contaminated Patients in the Hospital
  • Section 2: Recognizing Hazardous Substances in the Emergency Department
  • Section 3: Understanding The Hospital’s Response Plan & Your Role
  • Section 4: Common Hazardous Substances in Your Community

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will provide you with an...

More About This Course

Thriving In An Online Work Environment

Are you now working remotely? Are you finding it difficult to manage your stress and productivity? Are you frustrated by inefficient virtual meetings? Are you responsible for transitioning in-person trainings to the online environment? If you are grappling with these issues and others, you are not alone.

The Midwestern Public Health Training Center, the ...

More About This Course

Joint Information Center for COVID-19 Preparedness

Pandemic Critical Thinking

Emergency Preparedness for Families of First Responders During a Pandemic

Principles of Crisis and Risk Communication for COVID-19 Preparedness

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for COVID-19 Preparedness

Dissemination and Disasters: Using Information to Save Lives

Course title with background photo of a large tornado on a country road

This course is designed to demonstrate how resources for the National Library of Medicine can be used to help save lives during disasters.

Intended Audience

First responders, medical professionals, public health workers, emergency preparedness coordinators, students, librarians.


The length of time for participants to take this course is estimated to be one hour.

Course Content

This course will cover:

  • Phases of...
More About This Course