CDC Releases Training Schedule for Upcoming Year

Registration is now open for the fall quarter Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Preparedness Course and the Mass Antibiotic Dispensing Train-the-Trainer (MADT) Course.  The courses are hosted by the CDC’s Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS) in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at its Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) campus in Anniston, AL. All classes are free of charge and all travel expenses for state and local personnel are covered by FEMA. Registration for both courses will continue until filled. Course descriptions, registration procedures, and prerequisites are listed on CDP’s website. Travel dates are the day before and after the course.


DSNS Courses held in Anniston, Alabama Fiscal Year 2016 Course Dates Registration opens around the first of:
SNS Preparedness Course Dec 1-4, 2015 August 2015
   (Find it under Program AE on CDP’s website) Jan 5-8, 2016 November 2016
  June 21-24, 2016 February 2016
  Aug 22-25, 2016 May 2016
Mass Antibiotic Dispensing Train-the-Trainer course (MADT) Oct 14-16, 2015 August 2015
   (Find it under Program AD on CDP’s website) June 1-3, 2016 February 2016
Sept 7-9, 2016 May 2016

For questions, please contact your Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) project officer or DSNS Training Team’s Steve Holland ( for the SNS Preparedness course and Barbara Cooper ( for the MADT course.   

About Raymond Puerini

Raymond Puerini, MPH, is a Senior Program Analyst on the Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response team at NACCHO. His work includes sharing best practices for the distribution and dispensing of medical countermeasures and developing policy and guidance to support strategic national stockpile responses. Twitter: @Are_You_Ray_Dy

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