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Core Training for Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers (CD)


This training program guides Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer candidates through various topics that conform to the MRC Core Competencies Matrix. The tool covers various topics, including disaster preparedness, universal precautions, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and other topics essential for the proper training of volunteers. The CD-ROM includes resource links, videos, a course map, and exercises for self-assessment. The current updated version based on MRC core competencies was reviewed by local MRC unit coordinators and NACCHO MRC review team.

Format: CD

Primary Toolkit:

APC Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Advanced Practice Centers, All-Hazards, Incident Command System, Infectious Diseases, Isolation and Quarantine, Mass Prophylaxis, Mental Health, MRC, Natural Disaster, NIMS, Pandemic Influenza, Strategic National Stockpile (SNS)


Institutional Author:

Tarrant County Advanced Practice Center





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