April 21, 2014

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Medical Reserve Corps: 6th Annual Volunteer Training Day

The main session of the annual training day is geared toward Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Red Cross, and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers, as well as those interested in volunteering for those programs. The secondary session is for nurses who need the Ohio nurse practice code and rules contact hour for their licensure requirement.

This year’s topics include the following:

  • National Incident Management System (IS 700), the consistent framework that enables all government, private-sector, and non-governmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents. This is part of the MRC’s Core Competencies for volunteers.
  • History, features, principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System (IS 100), the standardized, on-scene, all-hazards incident management approach used by all levels of government, including Lorain county. This is also part of the MRC Core Competencies.
  • Nurses - obtain the required 1 contact hour in Ohio Nurse Practice Code and Rules (Chapter 4723 of Ohio Revised Code) free of charge, presented by Patrica Schrull, MSN, MBA, M.Ed, RN, CNE, Associate Professor at Lorain County Community College.

To register for this training, contact Stephanie Charles at 440-284-3263 or scharles@loraincountyhealth.com by Wednesday, September 18.