What training will I receive?

All MRC volunteers must complete a general orientation to the program and certain other required training. In addition, elective training is available as needed and desired, including a lending library. (See list below.)

Disaster-related trainings and exercises are offered throughout the year in a variety of media: online, satellite, classroom, hands-on and Just-In-Time.

Is Continuing Education Credit offered for medical professionals?

Continuing Education Credit is offered for some programs, some disciplines and varies from sponsor to sponsor.



  • Incident Command System IS – 100
  • Incident Command System NIMS IS – 700
  • MRC Orientation
  • Family Disaster Planning
  • Psychological Impacts of Disaster (2 parts online + on-site)
  • Infection Control
  • Functional Needs Sheltering
  • Points of Dispensing
  • Strategic National Stockpile
  • Risk Communication
  • Pandemic Influenza Response

ADDITIONAL TRAINING: Training Matrix May 2011