Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance
Burrer, S., Delaney, L., Shugart, J. and Victory, K. (2017). Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) Online Training Course (WB2873). Atlanta, GA: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Injury Response.
This online course will teach participants to: list and describe the steps in the ERHMS process; describe pre-deployment activities including rostering, training, and pre-deployment health screening; describe how to perform monitoring and ongoing assessment of responders during emergent events; describe how to capture data to identify which responders would benefit from medical referral and long-term health surveillance; and select and implement strategies to prevent or detect disease in the target population.