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Continuing Education

The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) is accredited as an Authorized Provider (AP) by numerous accreditation organizations in order to offer students Continuing Education credits in the form of Contact Hours, CE, CME, or CNE units as an important service for their professional development and occupational requirements. Please consult the information below to view the courses, their CE credits, and the associated accrediting organization.


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ABN

Alabama Board of Nursing
Courses Offered Catalog Number Contact Hours
Standardized Awareness Training Program (SAT) AWR-160 8
Standardized Awareness Authorized Training Program, Train-the-Trainer (SAAT) AWR-160-1 8
Framework for Healthcare Emergency Management (FRAME) AWR-900 32
Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents - Basic Train-the-Trainer (HERT-B TtT) AWR-901-1 8
Healthcare Coalition Response Leadership Course (HCRL) MGT-454 24
Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) MGT-901 32
Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (Integrated Capstone Event) (HCL (ICE)) MGT-901-C 32
Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents (HOT) PER-262 16
Respiratory Protection: Program Development and Administration (RP) PER-263 24
Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) PER-267 32
Incident Complexities - Responder Actions for CBRNE Incidents (ICR) PER-268 8
Emergency Medical Response Awareness for CBRNE Incidents (EMRA) PER-271 8
Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) - Operations (EHTER OPS) PER-309 40
Intermediate Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents: Law Enforcement (HOT-LE) PER-313 8
Personal Protective Measures for Biological Events (PPMB) PER-320 8
Personal Protective Measures for Biological Events Train-the-Trainer (PPMB TtT) PER-320-1 8
Barrier Precautions and Controls for Highly Infectious Disease (HID) PER-321 32
Healthcare Emergency Response Operations for CBRNE Incidents (HERO) PER-324 8
Intermediate Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents (HOT-I) PER-900 8
Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) PER-902 24
Radiological Emergency Response Operations (RERO) PER-904 40
ACCME/UAB SOM logo

ACCME/UAB SOM accredited courses

This activity (course) has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM) and the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The UASOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates these Live Activities for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™ specified in the table (right). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American College of Emergency Physicians logo

ACEP

American College of Emergency Physicians
Courses Offered Catalog Number Contact Hours
Healthcare Coalition Response Leadership Course (HCRL) MGT-454 24
Commission on Accreditation For Pre-Hospital Continuing Education logo

CAPCE accredited courses

The Center for Domestic Preparedness has a current agreement with its physician medical director, Dr. Guillermo J. Pierluisi, MD, MPH, MBA, to provide medical oversight and guidance for all CAPCE courses. Dr. Guillermo’s curricula vitae.

CAPCE identified courses are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) for continuing education hours (CEH) as noted in the CDP Continuing Education matrix (right). The Center for Domestic Preparedness is CAPCE Provider USDHS0030.

CAPCE

Commission on Accreditation For Pre-Hospital Continuing Education
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ENA accredited courses

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ENA

Emergency Nurses Association
Courses Offered Catalog Number Contact Hours
Healthcare Coalition Response Leadership Course (HCRL) MGT-454 24
Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation logo

FLETA

FLETA
No information is available in this accrediting organization.
International Association for Continuing Education and Training logo

Mission Statement

The mission of the Center for Domestic Preparedness is to identify, develop, test, and deliver training to state, local, and tribal emergency response providers; provide on-site and mobile training at the performance, management, and planning levels; and facilitate the delivery of training by the training partners of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The CDP’s Directorate of Training and Education is dedicated to purposefully providing the professional development of associated occupational skill sets through continuing education units (CEU) in partnership with accreditation agencies.

Vision Statement

The Center for Domestic Preparedness and the Directorate of Training and Education envisions a Nation-wide emergency response community sustained and enhanced by a culture of rigorous, professional continuing education and training.


Statement of Financial Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

In compliance with the requirements of the accrediting agency concerning transparency in course planning, delivery, and communication, this statement informs that individual(s) associated with CDP course content have no financial or nonfinancial interests or conflicting relationships to disclose relevant to the courses and the information presented.

IACET

IACET
Courses Offered Catalog Number Contact Hours
Standardized Awareness Training Program (SAT) AWR-160 8
Standardized Awareness Authorized Training Program, Train-the-Trainer (SAAT) AWR-160-1 8
Hazardous Materials Awareness (HMA) AWR-358 8
Framework for Healthcare Emergency Management (FRAME) AWR-900 32
Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents - Basic Train-the-Trainer (HERT-B TtT) AWR-901-1 8
Bicycle Crowd Control Teams (BCCT dl) AWR-913-W 0.5
Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response Awareness Course (EHTER Awareness) AWR-922 W 8
Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex (NRIA) AWR-928-W 2
Disaster Related Exposure Assessment and Monitoring (DREAM) MGT 908 32
Incident Command: Capabilities, Planning and Response Actions for All Hazards (IC) MGT-360 24
Healthcare Coalition Response Leadership Course (HCRL) MGT-454 24
Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) MGT-901 32
Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (Integrated Capstone Event) (HCL (ICE)) MGT-901-C 32
Managing Public Information for All Hazards Incidents (MPI) MGT-902 32
Chemical Operations Support Specialist (COSS) MGT-955 39.5
Field Force Operations (FFO) PER-200 24
Evidence Collection in a Hazardous Materials Environment (HEC) PER-201 32
Field Force Extrication Tactics (FFE) PER-202 24
Hazardous Materials Technologies: Sampling, Monitoring, and Detection (HT) PER-261 40
Hazardous Materials Technologies: Sampling, Monitoring, and Detection (Integrated Capstone Event) (HT (ICE)) PER-261-C 40
Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents (HOT) PER-262 16
Respiratory Protection: Program Development and Administration (RP) PER-263 24
Law Enforcement Protective Measures for Complex Incidents (LEPM) PER-264 8
Law Enforcement Protective Measures for CBRNE Incidents, Train-the-Trainer (LEPM TtT) PER-264-1 8
Law Enforcement Response Actions for CBRNE Incidents (LERA) PER-265 8
Instructor Training Course (ITC) PER-266 32
Instructor Training Course (ITC-V) PER-266-V 32
Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) PER-267 32
Emergency Medical Response Awareness for CBRNE Incidents (EMRA) PER-271 8
Hazardous Materials Technician (HMT) PER-272 40
Hazardous Materials Technician (Integrated Capstone Event) (HMT (ICE)) PER-272-C 40
Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) - Operations (EHTER OPS) PER-309 40
Intermediate Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents: Law Enforcement (HOT-LE) PER-313 8
Personal Protective Measures for Biological Events (PPMB) PER-320 8
Personal Protective Measures for Biological Events Train-the-Trainer (PPMB TtT) PER-320-1 8
Barrier Precautions and Controls for Highly Infectious Disease (HID) PER-321 32
Hazardous Materials Operations (HMO) PER-322 40
Healthcare Emergency Response Operations for CBRNE Incidents (HERO) PER-324 8
Hazardous Materials Basic Responder for Mass Casualty Incidents (HMBR) PER-338 16
Intermediate Hands-On Training for CBRNE Incidents (HOT-I) PER-900 8
Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) PER-902 24
Radiological Emergency Response Operations (RERO) PER-904 40
Advanced Radiological Incident Operations (ARIO) PER-905 40
Radiological Series, Train the Trainer (RAD TtT) PER-908-1 32