TRAINING ANNOUNCEMENT: MGT-319 Medical Countermeasures: Points of Dispensing (POD), Planning and Response


February 6, 2017


(DHS/FEMA-funded course)

Presented by Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)

Sponsored by Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Public Health Operations, District Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP)

This training course is to enhance jurisdiction preparedness and emergency response efforts by providing the knowledge of how to exercise and revise a plan that utilizes an all-hazards, whole community approach toward a medical countermeasures event. Assists with coordination of planning and training for, and responding to a medical countermeasure response for a public health incident. This course responds directly to the National Preparedness Goal; as it applies to delivery of medical countermeasures to exposed populations.


Category A, B, C Agents, natural hazards, man-made, or terrorism events. Points of Dispensing Command Structure for planning, execution, and demobilization of a jurisdictional response Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) Discussions as it applies to local Emergency Support Function (ESF-8 and ESF-6) Public Health Preparedness Capabilities.

Dates: March 23-24, 2017

Time: March 23- 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
March 24- 8:00 am - 5 pm

Location: Central Maine Medical Center
300 Main Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240
Conference Rooms (ABC)

FEE: No cost
*coffee/tea and water provided, lunch on your own


FEMA Student Identification (SID) - Students participating in FEMA-provided training are required to provide their FEMA Student Identification (SID) number. Please visit web site to do any of the following: • register for your FEMA SID, • retrieve your FEMA SID if you have forgotten it, • obtain additional information about the FEMA SID.

There is a prerequisite course AWR-314 recommendation which can be found at Texas A&M Engineering and Extension Service ( Please log in to complete the AWR 314 prerequisite recommendation. *Attendees must be able to commit to both full days of training in MGT 319 to complete this course. Attendance is on a first come first served basis.

Intended Audience:

Public Health; Health care and ancillary service groups; Law Enforcement (LE); Emergency Medical Services (EMS); Fire service; Emergency management organizations; Tribal, City, County, State, Federal; Public works; Public safety communications; Educational community; Private Industry; Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs); Support services: IT and Clerical

Continuing Education Credits:

IACET - 1.6 CEUs AAFP - 13.75 hours ENA* - 11.41 hours

This course is approved and accredited for continuing education hours from: ENA- Emergency Nurses Association, AAFP - America Academy of Family Physicians Texas Department of Health - EMS *This continuing education activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Patrick J. Furey, Training and Exercise Coordinator
Department of Health and Human Services
Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Public Health Operations
District Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP)
Tel: (207) 287-4077
Cell: (207) 441-2638
TTY: Call 711 (Maine Relay)

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Reservation Deadline is February 27, 2017.




Patrick Furey, Training & Exercise Coordinator, MeCDC
207-287-4077 or 207-441-2638