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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 matrix below to view the courses, their CE credits, and the associated accrediting organization.

Courses Offered Catalog
Number
Contact
Hours
ABN ACEP ACCME/
UAB SOM
REHS Only* CAPCE ENA FLETA IACET POST**
Advanced Radiological Incident Operations (ARIO) PER-905 40 Contact Hours IACET: 4
Barrier Precautions and Controls for Highly Infectious Disease (HID) PER-321 24 Contact Hours ABN: 24 IACET: 2.4
Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Program (BMAP) MGT-450 10 Contact Hours IACET: 1
Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Program, Train-the-Trainer (BMAP TtT) MGT-450-1 16 Contact Hours IACET: 1.6
Crime Scene Management (CSM) AWR-103 8 Contact Hours IACET: 0.8
Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) PER-267 32 Contact Hours ABN: 32 CAPCE: 32 IACET: 3.2
Emergency Medical Response Awareness for CBRNE Incidents (EMRA) PER-271 8 Contact Hours ABN: 8 CAPCE: 8 IACET: 0.8
Emergency Responder Hazardous Materials Technician for CBRNE Incidents (ERHM) PER-272 40 Contact Hours IACET: 4
Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response Operations (EHTER OPS) PER-309 32 Contact Hours ABN: 32 REHS Only*: 32 IACET: 3.2
Field Force Command and Planning (FFC) MGT-300 24 Contact Hours IACET: 2.4
Field Force Extrication Tactics (FFE) PER-202 24 Contact Hours IACET: 2.4
Field Force Operations (FFO) PER-200 24 Contact Hours IACET: 2.4
Framework for Healthcare Emergency Management (FRAME) AWR-900 32 Contact Hours ABN: 32 ACCME/UAB SOM: 32 REHS Only*: 32 IACET: 3.2
Hands-on-Training for CBRNE Incidents (HOT) PER-262 16 Contact Hours ABN: 16 IACET: 1.6
Hands-on-Training for CBRNE Incidents, Intermediate (HOT-I) PER-900 8 Contact Hours ABN: 8 IACET: 0.8
Hands-on-Training for CBRNE Incidents, Intermediate for Law Enforcement (HOT-LE) PER-313 8 Contact Hours ABN: 8 IACET: 0.8
Hazard Assessment and Response Management for CBRNE Incidents (HARM) PER-906 25 Contact Hours REHS Only*: 25 IACET: 2.5
Hazardous Materials Operations (HAZMAT OPS) PER-322 40 Contact Hours IACET: 4
Hazardous Material Technician for CBRNE Incidents (HT) PER-261 40 Contact Hours IACET: 4
Hazardous Materials Evidence Collection for CBRNE Incidents (HEC) PER-201 16 Contact Hours IACET: 1.6
Healthcare Emergency Response Operations for CBRNE Incidents (HERO) PER-324 8 Contact Hours ABN: 8 CAPCE: 8 IACET: 0.8
Healthcare Leadership for Mass Casualty Incidents (HCL) MGT-901 32 Contact Hours ABN: 32 ACCME/UAB SOM: 32 REHS Only*: 32 IACET: 3.2
Healthcare Coalition Response Leadership Course (HCRL) MGT-454 24 Contact Hours ACEP: 23.5 CAPCE: 24 ENA: 24
Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) PER-902 24 Contact Hours ABN: 24 ACCME/UAB SOM: 24 REHS Only*: 24 IACET: 2.4
Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents Train the Trainer (HERT-B TtT) PER-902-1 8 Contact Hours ABN: 8 IACET: 0.8
Incident Command: Capabilities, Planning and Response Actions for All Hazards (IC) MGT-360 24 Contact Hours REHS Only*: 24 IACET: 2.4
Initial Law Enforcement Response to Suicide Bomb Attacks (ILERSBA) PER-907 8 Contact Hours IACET: 0.8
Instructor Training Course (ITC) PER-266 40 Contact Hours IACET: 4
Law Enforcement Protective Measures for CBRNE Incidents (LEPM) PER-264 8 Contact Hours IACET: 0.8
Law Enforcement Protective Measures for CBRNE Incidents Train the Trainer (LEPM TtT) PER-264-1 8 Contact Hours IACET: 0.8
Law Enforcement Response Actions for CBRNE Incidents (LERA) PER-265 8 Contact Hours IACET: 0.8
Personal Protective Measures for Biological Events (PPMB) PER-320 8 Contact Hours ABN: 8 REHS Only*: 8 IACET: 0.8
Personal Protective Measures for Biological Events, Train-the-Trainer (PPMB TtT) PER-320-1 8 Contact Hours IACET: 0.8
Radiological Accident Assessment (RAAC) PER-316 40 Contact Hours IACET: 4
Radiological Emergency Response Operations (RERO) PER-904 40 Contact Hours ABN: 40 IACET: 4
Radiological Series, Train the Trainer (RAD TtT) PER-908-1 32 Contact Hours IACET: 3.2
REP Core Concepts (RCCC) AWR-317 12 Contact Hours IACET: 1.2
REP Disaster Initiated Review (RDIR) AWR-318 8 Contact Hours IACET: 0.8
REP Exercise Controller Course (RECC) AWR-32 7 Contact Hours IACET: 0.7
REP Exercise Evaluator (REEC) PER-314 28 Contact Hours IACET: 2.8
REP Plan Review (RPPR) MGT-445 24 Contact Hours IACET: 2.4
Respiratory Protection: Program and Administration (RP) PER-263 24 Contact Hours ABN: 24 REHS Only*: 24 IACET: 2.4
Standardized Awareness Authorized Trainer Program (Train-the-Trainer) (SAAT) AWR-160-1 8 Contact Hours ABN: 8 IACET: 0.8
Standardized Awareness Training (SAT) AWR-160 8 Contact Hours ABN: 8 IACET: 0.8
Technical Emergency Response Training for CBRNE Incidents (TERT) PER-260 32 Contact Hours ABN: 32 REHS Only*: 32 IACET: 3.2
Vehicle-Borne Improvised Device Detection (VBIED) PER-312 8 Contact Hours IACET: 0.8

* Contact State of California Dept of Public Health website to apply certificate to CEUs: [Website]

** Contact your state POST agency for details.

ABN – Alabama Board of Nursing
ACEP – American College of Emergency Physicians
ACCME/UAB SOM - Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education in joint providership with University of Alabama School of Medicine
Calif/REHS – State of California Health and Human Services/Department of Public Health – Registered Environmental Health Specialists
CAPCE – Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education
ENA – Emergency Nurses Association
FLETA - Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation
IACET – International Association for Continuing Education and Training
POST – Peace Officers Standards and Training

The Center for Domestic Preparedness provides the following information for accreditation compliance purposes. Participants planning to enroll in CDP courses and seeking Continuing Education units are encouraged to read this information prior to engaging in the educational activity.

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.

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 above. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 (above). The Center for Domestic Preparedness is CAPCE Provider USDHS0030.

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.