The following courses are currently available to assist those involved in emergency situation response.

The course provides individuals with an introduction to emergencies and the essential role that EHS plays in the response and recovery of a community during times of disaster.

The individual will learn:

  • Basic Emergency Management principles as they relate to EHS;
  • EHS and it’s place in the Emergency Management Cycle;
  • General responsibilities of the EHS;
  • Roles and responsibilities of those who might be involved in planning for and delivering emergency health services; and
  • Possible impacts of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) or highly infectious disease outbreak on the EHS.

This course is recommended for people who support their communities through Emergency Health Services (EHS).

The course provides individuals with an introduction to emergencies and the essential role that ESS programs play in the response and recovery of a community during times of disaster. The individual will learn:

  • Basic Emergency Management principles as they relate to ESS;
  • ESS and it’s place in the Emergency Management Cycle;
  • 6 Primary Emergency Social Services and how ESS may be delivered;
  • Roles and responsibilities of those who might be involved in planning for and delivering emergency social services; and
  • Possible impacts of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) or highly infectious disease outbreak on the ESS.

This course is recommended for people who support their communities through Emergency Social Services (ESS).

The e-learning course, METER: Basic Concepts of Radiation and Protection Principles is designed to provide basic concepts of radiation for a response to a radiological or nuclear emergency.

This course is developed through the RN-Med-Prep project which is a collaborative effort between Health Canada, the Department of National Defence, the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the New Brunswick Department of Health, Horizon Health Network, Cancer Care Manitoba, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and with funding from the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP).

Surge, Sort, Support: Disaster Behavioural Health

This course aims to help all involved parties understand and embrace the role of behavioral health during natural and human-caused emergencies and disasters.

This course is recommended for health care professionals and Canadian hospital staff.

This course introduces concepts and practical techniques to prepare and deliver a face-to-face course that will be an effective learning experience. Participants will have the opportunity to review the principles of adult learning and learning styles.