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Training Classes for Public Health Preparedness and Response

WHAT:  Disaster Information Specialists Program monthly conference call/webinar

WHEN:  Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 1:30 PM ET

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:  The Disaster Information Specialist monthly meeting is open to everyone – please spread the word and invite others in your organizations, send to your email lists, and post to your social media accounts.

TOPIC:    Training Classes for Public Health Preparedness and Response

SPEAKERS: 

The public health workforce, other disaster-related professionals, volunteers and the many others who support their work need continuous training to maintain and advance their skill sets.  This webinar and conference call will feature representatives from TRAIN (https://www.train.org), the Public Health Foundation’s free learning resource for searching, registering for and tracking on-site or distance learning courses.  Dr. Lois Banks, TRAIN Director, and Erin Bougie, TRAIN Program Assistant, will demonstrate how TRAIN operates as a tool for both learners and course providers.  Representatives from the National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Research Center will also share information about accessing training courses through the Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (http://disasterlit.nlm.nih.gov).

LOGIN:   To join the meeting at 1:30 pm ET, Thursday, February 13th, click on https://webmeeting.nih.gov/disinfo

  • Enter your name in the guest box and click “Enter Room”.
  • A box should pop up asking for your phone number.
  • Enter your phone number and the system will call you.
  • For those who cannot use this call-back feature, the dial-in information is:
  • Dial-In:  1-888-757-2790
  • Pass-Code: 745907

Or, if you are in the area you can attend the meeting in person at our offices at 6707 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD, Suite 440. Park in the visitor’s parking lot (we will validate your parking), walk to the middle building (Democracy Two) and take the elevator to the 4th floor. Suite 440 is around the corner behind the elevators.

MORE INFORMATION:  For more information on this and past meetings, see http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/dismeetings.html

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