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Strategic National Stockpile Course Listing

Deploying a Federal Medical Station During the COVID-19 Response

A Federal Medical Station (FMS) is a deployable healthcare facility that can provide surge beds to support healthcare systems anywhere in the U.S. that are impacted by disasters or public health emergencies. To learn more about the assembly or operation of key component in the FMS deployment cache, see this series of FMS training videos.



Online Classes Available through CDC TRAIN

Several online courses are offered via CDC TRAIN, a tool which provides access to over 1300 courses developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) programs, grantees, and other funded partners. Simply create an account and register for TRAIN to access the online courses below.

 

  • Strategic National Stockpile Stakeholder webinar (February 18, 2021): HHS/ASPR's Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) plays a key role in preparing for and responding to the nation's medical countermeasure supply and medical device needs during public health emergencies and other disasters. The SNS has served as a critical resource for the federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year and continues to do so today.

    This webinar highlights the SNS’ COVID-19 response operations, including the stockpile’s role in the federal mass vaccination campaign. Viewers will learn how the SNS is evolving and preparing to meet public health emergency challenges of the future.

    The webinar is open to all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial public health and emergency response partners and non-governmental organizations that represent public health and emergency response stakeholders.
    Course ID# 1096307.

  • SNS Federal Medical Station Orientation eLearn: The SNS FMS eLearn is designed to familiarize public health partners and stakeholders with an overview of the FMS mission, capabilities, and formulary, as well as an orientation to the 50-bed and 250-bed FMS cache configurations, components of an FMS bariatric kit, and facility and logistical support requirements to successfully conduct FMS operations, and components of an FMS bariatric kit.
    Course ID# 1093806

  • Introduction to Strategic National Stockpile: This webcast is designed to familiarize partners and stakeholders with the Strategic National Stockpile, the nation’s largest supply of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies for use in a public health emergency severe enough to cause local supplies to run out.
    Course ID# 1071037

  • Strategic National Stockpile Overview: This one-hour course provides background information on the stockpile for all levels of planners, responders, and those involved in medical countermeasure operations.
    Course ID# 1093663

  • Crisis and Emergency Risk Communications in a Strategic National Stockpile Response: The purpose of this webinar is to provide public health planners with key considerations related to crisis and emergency risk communications and to an emergency medical countermeasure response that will inform, direct, and enhance comprehensive Strategic National Stockpile response plans.
    Course ID# 1076022

  • Extending Expiration Dates of Stockpiled Doxycycline for Anthrax Preparedness: Overview of FDA Guidance for Government Stockpilers: The purpose of this webinar is to provide stakeholders an overview of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) April 17 draft guidance, Extending Expiration Dates of Doxycycline Tablets and Capsules in Strategic Stockpiles: Draft Guidance for Government Public Health and Emergency Response Stakeholders.
    Course ID# 1073481

  • Receive, Stage and Store (RSS) Warehouse – Floor Marking Video: This short video is a quick learn lesson. It is an accessible reference for responders needing to prepare their warehouse to receive Strategic National Stockpile products during a large-scale public health emergency.
    Course ID#1052978

  • Safe Handling of 12-hour Push-Package Containers in the Stockpile: This 15-minute mobile-enabled video provides a quick-learn reference for those who need to receive stockpile products during a public health event.
    Course ID# 1058297

  • Temperature Considerations for Medical Countermeasures: The purpose of this webinar is to provide public health partners with an overview of the Strategic National Stockpile’s responsibilities for maintaining and distributing cold chain products. It will also explain what the state planning considerations should be for receiving and transporting medical countermeasures (MCM) from the stockpile to local vaccination points.
    Course ID# 1086315

  • Federal Medical Station (FMS) Orientation by the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) webinar now available on TRAIN: The purpose of this webinar is to provide public health partners with an overview of the FMS mission, capabilities, and formulary, as well as an orientation to the 50-bed and 250-bed FMS cache configurations, components of an FMS bariatric kit, and facility and logistical support requirements to successfully conduct FMS operations, and components of an FMS bariatric kit.
    Course ID # 1089208

  • This page last reviewed: March 19, 2021