Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) is bringing a FREE Department of Homeland Security-Certified Course on Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities and Rural Public Safety Personnel to Madison, Wisconsin
Public safety and health care personnel in the Madison, Wisconsin area will be able to learn more about isolation and quarantine (I&Q) at a FREE Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-certified course delivered by the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC).
Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities is a half-day course designed to provide small, rural, and remote communities with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively plan for and respond to events that require isolation and/or quarantine of their populations in a variety of low- and high-impact situations. The course will be from 8am to 12:30pm on May 4th, 2015 at Madison College – Protective Services Education Center (Room 235), 1701 Pearson Street, Madison, Wisconsin.
Participants will learn about several aspects of I&Q including - describing the roles of agencies involved in response to an event as it relates to public safety, learning the benefits of obtaining community support while developing and testing I&Q plans, strategize for ways to involve the community, interpret laws as it relates to I&Q, types of personal protection equipment, methods of infection control, identify I&Q resources and plan for resource obtainment and coordination, summarize specific I&Q procedures to include vaccination of persons needed to enforce and support I&Q measures.
At the conclusion of Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities, a second course, Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Public Safety Personnel, will begin. This course prepares public safety personnel in small, rural, and remote communities for response to isolation and/or quarantine events where public safety plays a key role. This course explores authorities, strategies, statutes, and tactical issues related to these specialized situations. The course will be from 1:30pm to 5pm on May 4th, 2015 at the same location.
Registration for this course is required for both courses – Registration deadline is April 20th, 2015 9am.
To register for MGT 433 Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Communities, visit https://www.ruraltraining.org/training/schedule/2015-05-04-mgt433-madison-wi-001/
To register for MGT 432 Isolation and Quarantine for Rural Public Safety Personnel, visit https://www.ruraltraining.org/training/schedule/2015-05-04-mgt432-madison-wi-001/
All training delivered by RDPC is certified by DHS and is offered tuition-free for a broad scope of stakeholders in qualifying jurisdictions, including the traditional emergency response disciplines, and other emergency support functions as defined by the National Response Framework, as well as critical infrastructure owners and operators.
The RDPC is a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Training and Education Division (NTED) partnership of academic institutions with a vision of creating an environment wherein rural communities across America will have the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to enhance the safety, security and quality of life for their citizens.
Current members of the Consortium include The Center for Rural Development, Eastern Kentucky University, The University of Findlay, NorthWest Arkansas Community College, North Carolina Central University, and University of California-Davis. Each of these institutions possesses extensive and unique capabilities relating to rural emergency preparedness training.
For more information or to request training - visit www.ruraltraining.org. The RDPC help desk is also available at firstname.lastname@example.org or (877) 855-7372.