Training 

This page contains a list of recommended training courses.  If you have any questions regarding USAPHC courses please contact the Training Officer. Courses sponsored by other organizations are included in this list as a convenience to our clients. Please refer questions about these courses to the sponsoring organization.

Important note: It is a violation of the Anti-Deficiency Act for the federal government to provide training to non-federal employees. Therefore, these courses are closed to non-government organizations and individuals without exception. All training required by non-government entities can be obtained in the civilian sector.


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Training Courses

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Advanced Food TechnologyFood Analysis and Diagnostics, Food Defense, Food Safety[Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School and DoD Food Analysis and Diagnostic Laboratory (FADL)]. To provide critical science based technical skills training to Veterinary Food Inspection Specialists to ensure uniform interpretations of policies and application of procedures when performing inspections of subsistence. Upon completion of the course, graduates will be more proficient in protecting the force from food borne illnesses and able to contribute fully to the theater and command operations. Area of instruction includes food microbiology, chemistry, packaging technology, preservation, deterioration, and advanced sensory evaluation techniques. Students will experience the outcomes of different food spoilage organisms and abuses to food products both intentionally and naturally occurring and learn to differentiate between the two and why they occurred.
Advanced Waste Management - On-site TrainingWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) This workshop is designed for personnel who have completed the basic course and need to be updated on the latest regulatory changes. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Advanced Waste Management WorkshopWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) This workshop is designed for personnel who have completed the basic course and need to be updated on the latest regulatory changes. Dates will be posted when a course is scheduled.
AMEDD Center and School Basic Industrial Hygiene TechniquesIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School) This course prepares students to control environmental factors in the workplace that may impair health among workers or in the community. The link on the left goes to AKO and is password protected. Contact AMEDD Center and School by telephone at 210-221-8833, or 210-221-6205, or DSN 471-8833.
Animal Care Clinical ProficiencyAnimal Disease and Zoonoses, Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies, Veterinary Treatment Facility Operations, Working Animals(Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School) To provide 68T20 Animal Care Specialists/NCOs with the essential skills, knowledge, and clinical proficiency to perform duties with or without minimal supervisory and clinical guidance of a Veterinary Corps Officer. Training emphasis revolves around the current operational environment that concentrates heavily on the treatment of the military working dog and assignments where application of unit-driven, hand-on instruction is at a minimum although crucial to the life cycle management for the 68T20. Dates will be posted when a course is scheduled.
ARMY Blueprint and Design Review CourseIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) Instruction on the basics of blueprint organization and structure, technical requirements for specific design criteria and evaluation procedures for performing a sound design review. THIS COURSE WILL BE HOSTED 6-10 OCTOBER 2014 AND IS LIMITED TO 40 PARTICIPANTS. Registration will close when the course is full.
Army Noise Measurements and AssessmentsHearing Readiness and Conservation, Industrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) Instruction on how to identify situations with the potential to cause noise-induced hearing loss or vibration-related injury, to conduct appropriate measurements to evaluate worker exposure, and to discuss evaluation methods. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 September-30 November 2013, and 1 January-31 March 2014.
ARNG Blueprint Reading and Design ReviewIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) Instruction on the basics of blueprint organization and structure, technical requirements for specific design criteria and evaluation procedures for performing a sound design review. Dates will be posted when a new course is scheduled.
Basic Epidemiology for the Industrial HygienistIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is designed to teach BASIC LEVEL Epidemiology. The module is recommended for EARLY CAREER PROFESSIONAL CP12 careerists and hygienists. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 September-30 November 2013, and 1 January-31 March 2014. (NOTE: Applications due 2 weeks prior to class LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)
Basic Waste Management - On-site TrainingWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course can assist in fulfilling the general training requirements initially required for HW managers by RCRA regulations. The course is tailored to the level and/or experience of the group, and is interactive with practical exercises are used throughout. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Basic Waste Management WorkshopWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course can assist in fulfilling the general training requirements initially required for HW managers by RCRA regulations. The course is tailored to the level and/or experience of the group, and is interactive with practical exercises are used throughout. 15-17 April 2014, Fort Riley; 19-21 May 2014, Germany
Charting the Course to a Healthier Force: Military Health Promotion Program BasicsHealth Promotion Resources(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course provides practical training in health promotion program development, implementation and evaluation at the installation level. The course follows the health promotion program framework specified in AR 600-63. The course will be conducted in three phases: 1) read-aheads and a pre-test, 2) core course sessions 3) post-test and project to be conducted individually. Course modules will be offered weekly from 25 March through 14 June 2014. Questions may be directed to DHPWWebContacts2@amedd.army.mil.
CIH Noise Math PreparationIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This class was designed to improve student skills in the Noise and Hearing Loss IH Competency and prepare OHS staff for the noise math rubric of the CIH (Certified Industrial Hygienist). Course available 1 September-30 November, 1 January-31 March, and 1 May-1 July 31.
Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH)Industrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course is designed to teach students how to use the Defense Occupational and Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH) web-based application. This course is provided for Industrial Hygiene staff members who will be actively entering data into the DOEHRS-IH application at an Industrial Hygiene Program Office. Dates will be posted as soon as a course is scheduled. Due to the Fiscal Environment, this course has been suspended until further notice.
Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH) Industrial Hygiene: FOR CTC EMPLOYEES ONLY Industrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC PHCR-South) This course is designed to teach students to use the DOEHRS-IH information management system. DOEHRS-IH is a web-based application that is used to collect industrial hygiene survey information. In order to be eligible to attend, the prerequisites listed in the course description must be completed and current. Course dates will be posted as soon as a new class is scheduled. Due to the Fiscal Environment, this course has been suspended until further notice.
Direct Reading Gas and Vapor InstrumentationIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor USAPHC) This class will provide instruction on use of PID, FID, and IR equipment to include theories, methodologies, materials needed for calibration, sampling, sampling method and steps, and entering the sampling data into DOEHRS-IH. Course is geared toward Career Program 12 professionals and careerists.
DoD Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification Course (FIFRA)Entomology and Pest ManagementThis is a one week refresher course for civilian pest management and military preventive medicine personnel holding current DoD pesticide applicator certificates. Successful completion of the course results in an additional three-year certification. The focus of the course is to provide up-to-date information on all subject matter covered in the initial certification. Dates will be posted when a new course is schedule
Environmental and Indoor Air QualityAir Quality(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online class is to provide training to help employees recognize the occupational hazards and health effects of indoor air contaminants and controls to help maintain good indoor and environmental air quality. Instruction is provided on indoor and environmental health risks, focusing on identifying criteria for controls, and demonstrating application related technical guidelines, standards, and regulations. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 September-30 November 2013, and 1 January-31 March 2014.
Environmental Science & Engineering Officer WorkshopWaste ManagementTopics covered include Environmental Program Requirements (EPR) project identification and funding management; basic and advanced hazardous waste management; regulated medical waste management; preparing for Joint Commission; Auditing Basics; and others. This workshop is designed for Environmental Science & Engineering Officers (ESEOs) who are currently assigned to a health care facility. We can accept other ESEOs, evaluated on a case by case basis. Dates will be posted when a new course is schedule
Epi-Tech TrainingDisease Epidemiology(Sponsors: USAPHC, NMCPHC, USAFSAM) This course is designed for any epi-tech, community health nurse, public health nurse or preventive medicine physicians who may be interested in learning best surveillance practices for local medical treatments. The core performance areas that the course will be reinforcing include: outbreak identification, reporting practices, and disease/case finding. This activity will improve the performance of preventive medicine personnel who conduct surveillance activities in inpatient and outpatient settings. Dates will be posted when a new course is scheduled.
GHS & HAZCOM UPDATEIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This class provides OHS professionals information regarding the HAZCOM/GHS change, updates from OSHA, and the procedure for recording DoD HAZCOM inspection and deficiency data. This class does NOT meet the December 2013 Employer training requirements. COURSE CONTENT AND SELF ENROLLMENT IN BLACKBOARD IS ONLY AVAILABLE DURING THE ADVERTISED ACADEMIC QUARTER DATES. 1 September-30 November 2013, and 1 January-31 March 2014.
Global Medicine CourseProfessional Medical Education(Sponsor: U.S. Air Force) This site is for Army applicants only. Other services please contact your service rep. The course emphasis is for the physician to be able to successfully design and implement a plan which minimizes the health risk of the endemic natural biologic hazards to a deploying or deployed force. To achieve this objective, lectures in epidemiology, deployment preparation, medical intelligence sources, and many infectious diseases are presented. Dates will be posted when a new course is schedule
Health Promotion Webinar SeriesHealth Promotion Resources(Sponsor: USAPHC) Webinars on a diverse range of topics important to professionals in health promotion related fields. Subject matter expert presenters highlight innovative and evidence-based programs that facilitate readiness, resilience, illness prevention, and promote lifelong healthy behaviors and lifestyles.
Health Risk Communication TrainingHealth Risk Assessment, Surveillance, and Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) This on-site course provides an understanding of the concepts, principles, and process of effective risk communication. Participants learn to strategically plan for effectively addressing public and/or worker concerns that affect mission success. The research-based risk communication principles presented are effective in planning for and addressing concerns related to health, environmental, deployment, Homeland Security, and occupational health issues. 15-16 April, Fort Bragg; 29-30 April, USAPHC/AIPH Main Employees Only; and 6-7 May 2014, Foot Hood.
Health Risk Communication Training - Onsite TrainingHealth Risk Assessment, Surveillance, and ManagementOn-site Training Requests: The requesting organization assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Hearing Technician Certification Course (formerly the DOEHRS-HC course)Hearing Readiness and Conservation(Sponsor: USAPHC) This training is available to those who use the Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Hearing Conservation (DOEHRS-HC) test software as part of their military or DoD civilian job requirements. Each 3½ day training course is for individuals who have never been certified to perform hearing tests (and other hearing readiness-related tasks) or for those technicians whose certification is about to expire (certification is good for 5 years). Courses are scheduled for 8-11 April 2014 at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North, MD; 14-17 April 2014 at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North, MD; 10-13 June 2014 at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North, MD; 16-19 June 2014 at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North, MD; 8-12 September 2014 at San Antonio, TX; 9-12 September 2014 at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North, MD; and 15-18 September 2014 at Aberdeen Proving Ground-North, MD. If you are interested in registering for any of these courses, left click on “Hearing Technician Certification Course (formerly the DOEHRS-HC course)” and you can register on-line. If you are unable to attend this course, please use the Hearing Technician Certification Course (Student Waiting List) link below to try to match your availability with another training location in your area.
Hearing Technician Certification Course (Student Waiting List)Hearing Readiness and ConservationUse this link when the Hearing Technician Certification course is filled or not scheduled. By registering your training requirement between scheduled sessions, the Army Hearing Program Office will know who needs training and will try to match your availability with another training location in your area.
HVAC Components & ControlsIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is designed to differentiate between various types HVAC Components and Controls, how to identify criteria for use as general dilution ventilation controls, and demonstrate how to apply related calculations. Course available 1 September-30 November, 1 January-31 March, and 1 May-1 July 31.
Industrial Hygiene Management and EthicsIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is designed to teach IH program management and professional ethics. The module is recommended for all CP12 careerists and hygienists. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January - 31 March 2014. (NOTE: Applications due 2 weeks prior to class LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)
Industrial Hygiene Math and Chemistry ReviewIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) "This online module is designed to teach BASIC LEVEL Industrial Hygiene Math and Chemistry Calculations. The module is recommended for EARLY CAREER PROFESSIONAL CP12 careerists and hygienists. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January - 31 March 2014. (NOTE: Applications due 2 weeks prior to class. LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)"
Industrial Hygiene Noise Instrument BasicsIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is designed to teach INTRODUCTORY LEVEL Industrial Hygiene Noise Instrument Basics. The module is recommended for early career technicians and hygienists, as well as safety and occupational health employees. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Industrial Hygiene StatisticsIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is provided using Blackboard and gives participants knowledge of the basic concepts and logic of statistical reasoning, and a practical ability to choose, generate, and properly interpret appropriate descriptive and inferential methods. The module also helps students recognize the diverse applications of statistics in the DOEHRS-IH data repository, and its relevance to Army Industrial Hygiene staff member job duties. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Industrial Hygiene Work Environments: Fire Protective ServicesIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is provided using Blackboard and gives participants knowledge of the basic concepts and use of the DoD Exposure Assessment Model for the Fire Protective Services Common Process. The module also helps students recognize and record occupational health hazard data in the DOEHRS-IH data repository, and make appropriate recommendations for this similar exposure group. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, and Safety Professionals: Making the Connection with Health Promotion - the Healthy WorkerIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is provided using Blackboard and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to assist in developing, implementing health promotion activities designed to eliminate or mitigate health risks in the workplace and to ensure that worker exposures documented by the IH are not unknowingly affected by confounders that may be potentiated. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Injury Prevention Through LeadershipInjury Prevention(Sponsor: ATRRS) This course is no longer available on the USAPHC website. You can access the course on the Army Training Requirements and Resources System at https://www.atrrs.army.mil/.
Installation Veterinary ServicesAnimal Disease and Zoonoses, Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies, Commercial Audits, Drinking Water, Food & Drug Recalls, Food & Water Risk Assessments, Food Defense, Food Safety, Operational Rations, Veterinary Treatment Facility Operations, Working Animals(Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School) To introduce new command directives and concepts, which will reinforce required training identified by the Department of Defense Veterinary Service Activity (DODVSA) and Veterinary Service units worldwide. A wide variety of food safety, quality and defense inspection policies and directives are covered in addition to animal medicine polices and directives, which encompass the current needs of the Veterinary Service. This course is built using three training modules each consisting of 38 academic hours; MACOM Food Inspection Mission, Food Defense Program, and Commercial Sanitation Audit Program. Instruction presented will be based on the specific training needs of the requesting unit. Only one module of the three will be presented during the designated 1-week iteration of training.
Intermediate Industrial Hygiene Topics CourseIndustrial Hygiene(Co-sponsored with AMEDD Center and School) This course provides continuing education in technical aspects and core competencies of industrial hygiene. Specific content may vary from year to year depending upon current issues. This course is a two-part course. The first week is a mandatory series of Defense Connect Online Sessions that provide slides and lectures on Industrial Hygiene Core Competency-based material. The second week of this course is face-to-face at Edgewood, MD and includes a series of practicums to support sampling and field evaluation techniques. PHASE 1 available from Jan 1 to Mar 1; PHASE 2 April 1-4.
Introduction to Bio-Safety Cabinets and LabsIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is designed to teach INTRODUCTORY LEVEL Bio-Safety Cabinets & Labs. The module is recommended for early career technicians and hygienists, as well as safety and occupational health employees. This online module is designed to provide participants with knowledge of equipment and procedures which is essential when working in labs that can contain potentially lethal organisms (i.e BSL2 clinical microbiology labs, BLS3 LRN labs). Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Introduction to Industrial Hygiene for OHS Professionals - 40 hrIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) Similar to the OSHA 521 Course, this course addresses industrial hygiene practices and related Industrial Hygiene Standards, Regulations, and Committees. Topics include occupational exposure limits, the AIHA based DoD Exposure Assessment Model, engineering controls, hazard communication, sampling and instrumentation procedures, exposure assessment strategies, workplace health stressor programs, and other industrial hygiene topics. The course features the Army's processes for health hazard recognition, evaluation, and control using the DoD Exposure Assessment Model. This course does meet CP12 requirements for series 0018. COURSE CONTENT AND SELF ENROLLMENT IN BLACKBOARD IS ONLY AVAILABLE DURING THE ADVERTISED ACADEMIC QUARTER DATES. 1 September-30 November 2013, and 1 January-31 March 2014.
Introduction to Vision ConservationIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This is a beginner level course designed to address increase the knowledge, skills, and abilities of OHS early career professionals. This course will be useful for any OHS professional and will complement the Health Risk Analysis competency which is essential for knowledge of health stressor programs, programmatic requirements, workplace health stressors, and the ability to anticipate and minimize exposure to health stressors associated with employee vision conservation. COURSE CONTENT AND SELF ENROLLMENT IN BLACKBOARD IS ONLY AVAILABLE DURING THE ADVERTISED ACADEMIC QUARTER DATES. 1 January-31 March 2014.
Laboratory Design Review Industrial Hygiene, Medical Safety(Sponsor: USAPHC) This 6-hour online module is provided using Blackboard and gives participants knowledge of the basic concepts of laboratory design review. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Laser & Radio Frequency Hazards CourseLaser and Optical Radiation, Radio Frequency Radiation and Ultrasound(Co-sponsored with AMEDD Center and School) This course is designed for Radiation Protection Officers, Safety Officers, and related health and safety personnel to provide a background for recognizing health risks from nonionizing radiation sources (radio frequency radiation and laser sources). It is scheduled for 5-9 May, 2014
Medical Detachment (Veterinary Service) Predeployment Course RC (Reserve Component)Animal Disease and Zoonoses, Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies, Commercial Audits, Drinking Water, Food & Drug Recalls, Food & Water Risk Assessments, Food Defense, Food Safety, Operational Rations, Working Animals(Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School) This course focuses on the scope and duties of veterinary personnel in both a mature and immature theater, and is tailored specifically for the theater the unit is expected to enter. It may include, but is not limited to: OCONUS audits; operational rations inspection; food defense; food safety concerns specific to the theater; staff operations; logistics support; Military Working Dog (MWD) care; large and small animal medicine; and zoonotic, foreign or endemic animal diseases of concern in the theater.
Medical Waste Transport - Online Refresher CourseWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) The purpose of this on-line course is to recertify housekeeping and medical facility personnel who package and ship regulated medical waste. Personnel may register for this refresher course ONLY if their basic MWT training is due to expire within 90 days. Once accepted, students have 30 days from their official start date to complete the course.
Medical Waste Transport CourseWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course is designed for housekeeping and medical facilities personnel who ship regulated medical waste ONLY. Laboratorians should register for the 5-day USAPHC Transport of Biomedical Materials Course. 29 Apr - 1 May, Groton, CT; Germany; 15-17 July, Texas . .
Medical Waste Transport Course - On-site TrainingWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) This on-site course is designed for housekeeping and medical facilities personnel who ship regulated medical waste ONLY. Laboratorians should register for the 5-day USAPHC Transport of Biomedical Materials Course. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Military Tropical Medicine CourseProfessional Medical Education(Co-sponsored with AMEDD Center and School) The four-week curriculum covers a broad range of topics in tropical diseases, with corresponding laboratory sessions, including helminths, malaria and other protozoa. There is a comprehensive lab practical and written exam at the end of the course, as well as weekly lab quizzes. This is a military course and, as such, qualifies for entry in Section VI (Military Education) of the Officer Record Brief. Course scheduled for 7 JUL 2014 to 14 AUG 2014 at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD.
Multimedia Environmental - On-site TrainingAir Quality, Drinking Water, Entomology and Pest Management, Waste Management, Wastewater(Sponsor: USAPHC) Site-specific training is available to help installations understand environmental program requirements, access resources to assist with program implementation, and fulfill key compliance requirements. Training may be directed toward management personnel, environmental staff, and/or shop-level workers. Instruction includes media-specific consultations in the areas of Air Quality, Asbestos Management, Contingency Planning (POL), Hazardous Waste Management, NEPA, Solid Waste Management, Waste Water, Water Quality, Storage Tank Management, Integrated Natural Resources, and Integrated Pest Management. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Operational RationsOperational Rations(Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School) The course is designed as a train the trainer course for all aspects of operational rations, from production down to inspection at both the stateside storage facilities to inspection at the unit in a war time theater. Rations covered will be MREs, HDRs, Totems, Survival rations, UGR-A and UGR H&S. Different defects and why they occurred as well as how to successfully navigate the different tables of inspection for each.
Operational Risk Management Course - On-site TrainingHealth Risk Assessment, Surveillance, and Management(Co-sponsored with the National Center for Medical Intelligence) A 3-day course on Operational Risk Management (ORM) for Deployment Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance (DOEHS). The target audience would be Preventive Medicine (PM) staff officers, and NCOs; Medical Detachment Commanders and NCOICs; and PHC subordinate command project officers. Service members from all components and civilian personnel are also welcome. The intent of the course is to train PM personnel in translating medical and environmental data into common Army ORM language that can be readily understood by field commanders. Students will learn how the ORM process applies to industrial chemicals, vector-borne and zoonotic diseases as well as ionizing radiation. Using AFMIC resources, students will learn how to perform environmental Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield. Support to current military operations and situational practical exercises will also assist in reinforcing DOEHS ORM concepts. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Pandemic Flu: Taking ActionInfluenza(Sponsor: USAPHC) This video from 2007 focuses on preparation for a virulent outbreak of H5N1 pandemic influenza. Dated material.
Pharmaceutical Waste DisposalWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) The Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Training is requested by MEDCOM Environmental to provide mission critical Hazardous Waste (HW) and Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) training to Pharmacists assigned to MTFs. The HW and RMW training will highlight the environmental liabilities and DEA management issues that cross over from logistics into the pharmacies. 10-11 June 2014 at FT Leavenworth, KS
Pharmaceutical Waste Management TrainingWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) Provides pharmacy personnel fundamental training in waste management ensuring proper waste identification and management through the pharmacy reducing liability, protecting human health and preserving the environment. Supports RCRA and other Federal training requirements. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Physical Environment Essentials for MTF PersonnelIndustrial Hygiene, Medical Safety(Sponsor: USAPHC) The course is geared to military and civilians who are responsible for one or more of the Physical Environment Programs. This includes: Safety Managers/Security Officers/Facility Managers/Safety Committee Members/Emergency Management Coordinators/Environmental Science/Engineering Officers/Industrial Hygienists/Hazardous Waste Coordinators, and Medical Equipment Repairers. Dates will be posted when a new course is scheduled. Due to the Fiscal Environment, this course has been suspended until further notice.
Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training (P3T) Train-the-Trainer Leader CourseActive Living(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course provides guidance on establishing and operating a local P3T consolidated installation program. The target audience is leadership involved in local P3T Program implementation. The P3T Leader Part 1 Distributed Learning Course (in Blackboard) and Part 2 Resident Courses for FY2014 are now open. Completion of Part 1 is required before attendance at a Part 2 Course!!
Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training (P3T) Train-the-Trainer Leader Course - On-site TrainingPhysical Fitness and Training, Responsible Sexual Behavior & Health(Sponsor: USAPHC) The P3T Train-the-Trainer Leader Course provides guidance on establishing and operating a local P3T consolidated installation program. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Public Affairs for the OSH Professional: Communicating With the MediaHealth Risk Communication, Industrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) Public Affairs for the OSH Professional: Communicating With the Media is provided using Blackboard and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to communicate effectively with the media during times of crisis. This module is designed for industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety professionals. Course available in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Radiation Math Concepts for Industrial HygienistsIndustrial Hygiene, Laser and Optical Radiation, Radio Frequency Radiation and Ultrasound(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is designed to teach INTERMEDIATE LEVEL Radiation Math Concepts. The module is recommended for Journeyman level CP12 careerists and hygienists. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014. (NOTE: LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED)
Radiological Hazards Operations Training and Field ExerciseHealth Physics, Natural Disaster, Nuclear Emergency, Radiological EmergencyThe Radiological Hazards Operations Training and Field Exercise is a course developed to train Army personnel to respond to accidents and incidents involving radiation or radioactive materials, conduct radioactive source recovery operations, and provide radiological site assessments of areas suspected to be contaminated with radioactive material. Dates will be posted when a course is scheduled.
Risk Communication for Industrial HygienistsHealth Risk Communication, Industrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course provides Industrial Hygiene Core Competency based material for the Communication Skills/Technical Writing competency. This 3-day face-to-face course will provide risk communication training specific to issues commonly encountered by the industrial hygienist in the field. Dates will be posted for the next course as soon as they are available. Due to the Fiscal Environment, this course has been suspended until further notice.
Sampling and Technical Guide 141 and BeyondIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This is a synopsis of the newest release of the TG141 Industrial Hygiene Sampling Guide. IH’s are required to have knowledge of sampling, sampling techniques, quality assurance practices, instrument calibration, documentation, instrument maintenance, preparation, and chain of custody of field samples as Army IH staff members. The technical content of the guide provides key information pertaining to industrial hygiene knowledge, skills and abilities. Instructors interview subject matter experts regarding USAPHC Lab services and critical information that optimizes the IH customer’s lab results. The instruction includes actual phone calls to subject matter experts who provide further details about the particulate and passive monitoring appendices of the technical guide. The presentation is conducted in the form of an interview, and it is recommended that participants have a copy of the TG141 available while viewing. This course supports the Air Sampling and Instrumentation competency for Industrial Hygiene. COURSE CONTENT AND SELF ENROLLMENT IN BLACKBOARD IS ONLY AVAILABLE DURING THE ADVERTISED ACADEMIC QUARTER DATES. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Soldier Medical Readiness Campaign - Injury Prevention/Human Performance Optimization Education SeriesBehavioral Health, Injury Prevention(Sponsor: USAPHC, AMEDD) Quarterly sessions provide military medical providers and staff, particularly physical therapists, and health promotion professionals with information about a variety of medical readiness topics. Courses are held quarterly via DCO and telecon.
Surety Medicine VTCsSurety Medicine(Sponsor: USAPHC) These monthly video teleconferences are for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physicians assistants, who serve as medical authorities for surety programs. Topics address screening and assessing workers for duties in the chemical, biological or nuclear personnel reliability programs. The next VTC, on the Licensed Immunization Program, will be held TBD
Surveillance Food Laboratory ManagerFood Analysis and Diagnostics, Food Defense, Food Safety[Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School and Food Analysis and Diagnostic Laboratory (FADL)] This course encompasses the management of a surveillance food laboratory as required to support the unique military mission of the Veterinary Services Table of Equipment (TOE) units and the Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) Public Health Command Districts for food safety and defense. The objective is to standardize the background information, laboratory management, and to provide continuous updates in new and emerging methodologies and technologies and laboratory management principles. Training includes laboratory roll out, setup and maintenance; personnel certification requirements; familiarization with testing methodologies; review and assessment of laboratory documents; establishing a food testing program and applied targeted testing; evaluation, response, and reporting of laboratory results; and laboratory audits. The majority of the course consists of applied laboratory management wet labs. Dates will be posted when the next course is scheduled.
Surveillance Food Laboratory TechFood Analysis and Diagnostics, Food Defense, Food Safety[Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School and Food Analysis and Diagnostic Laboratory (FADL)] This course provides training to veterinary personnel responsible for the operation of the Veterinary Equipment Set (VES) Field Microbiology and VES Food Testing Sets Kits and Outfits (SKO) for the Veterinary Service Table of Equipment (TOE) Procurement and Surveillance Teams and the Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) mission at the Public Health Command Districts in support of worldwide Department of Defense Veterinary Service missions in the contemporary operating environment (COE). The objective is to standardize the background information as well as standardization of techniques and procedures; to provide continuous updates and principles in new and emerging methodologies and technologies. This course is designed to give junior enlisted and designated civilian technicians the technical tasks, knowledge, and skills to conduct rapid and automated tests for indicators of food safety and wholesomeness at surveillance food laboratories in accordance with the US Army Surveillance Food Laboratory Program Guide (SFLPG). Training includes the use and limitations of the assays; equipment use and maintenance; supplies and inventory; results determinations, recording, and interpretations; presumptive positive results; and formal reporting of results. The majority of the course consists of hands-on technical wet labs; culminating in the grading of laboratory worksheets and oral reporting of results. Dates will be posted when a new course is scheduled.
Sustainable Procurement - On-site TrainingWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) On-site training is provided to assist installations with implementation of sustainable procurement (SP). SP shows preference to products and services that consider environmental and health impacts in accordance with one or more of the established Federal procurement preference programs. Audience includes government purchase card holders, contracting officers, procurement specialists, writers/reviewers of contract specifications, GPC buyers, and approving officials. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Taking Field Notes the DOEHRS-IH Way!! Industrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course is designed to teach students how to record field data for the Defense Occupational and Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH) web-based application. Not every staff member has access to the web-based program or tablet computers while in the field. This course will provide information, templates, and examples. Industrial Hygiene staff members who will be actively entering data into the DOEHRS-IH application at an Industrial Hygiene Program Office are the primary target audience; however the tools provided will be useful for any OHS professional. COURSE CONTENT AND SELF ENROLLMENT IN BLACKBOARD IS ONLY AVAILABLE DURING THE ADVERTISED ACADEMIC QUARTER DATES. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 January-31 March 2014.
Transport of Biomedical Materials Waste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course is designed specifically for laboratory personnel who package and ship laboratory samples and specimens. Housekeeping personnel should register for the 2 and a half day USAPHC Medical Waste Transport Course. We are not providing funding - it is your unit/installations responsibility to pay TDY and travel expenses. Courses scheduled for 21-25 Apr, APG MD; 28 Apr - 2 May, Thailand; 23-27 June, Ft Benning; 14-18 Jul, Ft. Detrick; 18-22 Aug 2014 - Fort Sill, OK.
Transport of Biomedical Materials - On-site TrainingWaste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) [This course is designed specifically for laboratory personnel who package and ship laboratory samples and specimens. Housekeeping personnel should register for the 2 and a half day USAPHC Medical Waste Transport Course.] We are not providing funding - it is your unit/installations responsibility to pay TDY and travel expenses. On-site Training Requests: The requesting facility/location assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site and to MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and any other associated course costs to USAPHC.
Transport of Biomedical Materials (Online Refresher Course)Waste Management(Sponsor: USAPHC) Registrant must be DoD or DoD contractor personnel who has successfully completed the initial TBM training or a 2-week DoD certification training course. You may register for this refresher course ONLY if your basic TBM training is due to expire within 90 days. Registrations not meeting the 90 day timeframe will be deleted and you will be required to reregister within the 90 day timeframe. You have 30 days to complete the course.
Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Course (TSVCRC)Vision Conservation and Readiness(Sponsor: USAPHC) This course is designed to train personnel on the Vision Conservation and Readiness Program in a multi-disciplinary setting. The course is executed in two parts: an 8-hour on-line part to be completed at a work station within duty hours, followed by a 2.5-day resident class. If no course is scheduled, please use the TSVCRC Waiting List below to be notified of the next course or if spaces become available through cancellations. No courses schedule.
Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Course Waiting List (TSVCRC-WL)Vision Conservation and ReadinessWhen the Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Course is full or unavailable for sign-up, you may register to be put on the Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Course Waiting List. This list will alert us to your training requirements.
Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Site or Occupation Specific (TSVCR-SOS)Vision Conservation and Readiness(Sponsor: USAPHC) A two-part course that includes a site visit to evaluate specific vision conservation requirements and a 4-hour course specifically tailored to meet the requesting organization’s requirements. The specific course topics can include fundamentals of vision, lighting and lighting requirements, color vision and occupational issues, vision screening and testing methods, and vision conservation program management. Additional topics can be included based on specific training requirements or needs. This course is done at the requesting unit’s duty station. It is scheduled to be accomplished within a single duty day. The course may be requested throughout the year. Please contact the program office at USAPHC-DCPM-Tri-Service@amedd.army.mil for additional details.
Ventilation FansIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is designed to differentiate between various types of exhaust hoods, perform calculations to determine capture velocity based on hood type, perform calculations to determine hood entry losses based on hood type. Course available 1 September-30 November 2014, 1 January-31 March 2014, and 1 May-1 July 31 2014.
Ventilation FundamentalsIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) Instruction on basic ventilation units, mathematics, engineering properties and testing equipment use to conduct appropriate measurements used to evaluate worker exposure. Module will be open in Blackboard from 1 September - 30 November 2014, 1 January-31 March 2014.
Ventilation HoodsIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This online module is designed to differentiate between various types of exhaust hoods, perform calculations to determine capture velocity based on hood type, perform calculations to determine hood entry losses based on hood type. Course available 1 September-30 November 2014, 1 January-31 March, and 1 May-1 July 31 2014.
Ventilation ProtocolsIndustrial Hygiene(Sponsor: USAPHC) This class describes Ventilation Evaluation Protocols for Spray Painting, Welding, Vehicle Exhaust, and Laboratory; identifies criteria for evaluation of ventilation controls; and demonstrates how to apply related calculations. Course available 1 September-30 November 2014, 1 January-31 March 2014, and 1 May-1 July 31 2014.
Veterinary Readiness Mobilization and DeploymentAnimal Disease and Zoonoses, Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies, Commercial Audits, Drinking Water, Food & Drug Recalls, Food & Water Risk Assessments, Food Defense, Food Safety, Operational Rations, Working Animals[Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School and Forces Command (FORSCOM)] To provide a comprehensive view of the mission, structure, and function of a veterinary TOE unit/detachment in a theater of operations. Areas of instruction include: Veterinary food protection, inspection, sanitation, public health, and preventive medicine in a theater of operations and deployment; food procurement in OCONUS environment; readiness and veterinary TOE equipment issues, and nation assistance programs.
Veterinary Services Operations RC (Reserve Component)Animal Disease and Zoonoses, Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies, Commercial Audits, Drinking Water, Food & Drug Recalls, Food & Water Risk Assessments, Food Safety, Operational Rations, Working Animals(Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School) The course is designed to provide RC VCOs with an introduction to the Veterinary Service and a foundation for further technical training. This course builds upon professional experiences and training received in the Basic Officer Leader Course to set the stage for subsequent VC education and training.
Veterinary Support to a Theater of OperationsAnimal Disease and Zoonoses, Animal Operations in Support of Other Agencies, Commercial Audits, Drinking Water, Food & Drug Recalls, Food & Water Risk Assessments, Food Defense, Food Safety, Operational Rations, Working Animals(Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School) To prepare Veterinary Corps Officers, Veterinary Corps Food Safety Officers, and Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist NCOs to successfully perform their duties in an OCONUS TDA or TOE environment by providing a comprehensive overview of the current mission, structure, and function of the Veterinary Service. Areas of instruction include advanced training on sanitary audits of potentially hazardous foods, including meat and dairy inspection; food procurement; food defense assessment and mitigation in an environment; commercial food establishment laboratory audits; operational rations inspection and program management; medical and surgical care of animals; nation assistance programs; Food and Water Risk Assessment; and veterinary operations in an OCONUS environment.