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MGT-319 Medical Countermeasures: Points of Dispensing (POD), Planning & Respons

October 24, 2018 - October 25, 2018


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.

Course objectives:

  • Participants will be able to discuss the roles and responsibilities for local, state, and federal levels across a broad range of complex preparedness challenges related to mass prophylaxis
  • Participants will be able to apply the Incident Command System (ICS) for Point of Dispensing (POD) operations initial planning, execution, and demobilization of a jurisdictional response
  • Participants will be able to examine the planning needs to operate a Point of Dispensing (POD) site
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate the essential functions of Point of Dispensing (POD) setup and operations
  • Participants will be able to identify categories and training of personnel necessary for Point of Dispensing (POD) operations
  • Participants will be able to evaluate a mass prophylaxis dispensing plan for their jurisdiction through testing, developing, or refining

Target audience:

  • Public Health
  • Health care and ancillary service groups
  • Law Enforcement
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Emergency Management
  • Public Works
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Educational Community
  • Private Industry
  • Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)

Course manager:
Tammi Wright
Mason County OEM

To register, please email Tammi Wright at


October 24, 2018
October 25, 2018
Event Category:


Mason County OEM


Mason County OEM – Public Works
100 West Public Works Drive, Building 1
Shelton, WA 98584 United States
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