What training will I receive?

MRC Training
All MRC volunteers must complete a general orientation to the program and certain other required training. Additional training and exercises will also be offered. Be sure to monitor the website calendar! (See list below.)

Disaster-related trainings and exercises are offered throughout the year in a variety of media: online, satellite, classroom, hands-on and Just-In-Time.

Is Continuing Education Credit offered for medical professionals?

Continuing Education Credit is offered for some programs, some disciplines and varies from sponsor to sponsor. Topics required for RN license renewal are provided at the Health Department and the continuing education credit sponsored by University of South Florida Area Health Education Center. Centers for Disease Control and University of Miami disaster response programs usually also offer credit. The online Incident Command classes also offer CEUs / CMEs through Florida Keys AHEC.



  • MRC-Train
  • FEMA Independent Study
  • Everbridge/SERVFL Training Video
  • Basic Life Support/AED certification
  • American Red Cross First Aid
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Oxygen for Special Needs Shelters
  • Body Mechanics
  • American Red Cross Advanced Shelter Operations Workshop
  • American Red Cross Disaster Health Response
  • Medical Surge Capacity & Rapid Triage In Disaster Response
  • Radiation Event Response
  • Medical Errors
  • Domestic Violence
  • Community Emergency Response Training (CERT)
  • Mass Prophylaxis Drive-Through Exercise