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MGT-488 in Rhode Island on January 25th, 2024 is a Program

MGT-488 in Rhode Island on January 25th, 2024


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MGT488: Pandemic Planning: Emergency Management and Public Health Coordination

Note: Registration has closed for this course. Please check the In Person and Virtual sections of our website to view further offerings of MGT-488.

Courtesy of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency and the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University.

  • Date: Thursday, January 25th, 2024
  • Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (ET)
  • Location: Camp Fogarty-Joint Force Headquarters Building, 2nd Floor, Room 229. 2841 South County Trail East Greenwich, RI 02818

How to obtain a certificate:

  1. Sign up for the course on this page. Please fill out the NCDP Registration Module and from your Student Dashboard, click "Begin Course".
  2. Take the pre-test.
  3. Attend the training on January 25th. Please bring an electronic device (phone, tablet, or laptop).
  4. Take the post-test and evaluation.

Please wait up to 48 hours for your certificate to appear in your account. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Course Overview:

This management level, instructor-led training will provide participants with an understanding of how emergency management and public health/medical agencies can coordinate during pandemics and other public health emergencies. The course will review the roles and responsibilities of state, local, federal, nongovernment, and private sector entities during pandemics. An overview of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) will also be provided. The goal of the course is to provide participants ways to increase coordination between agencies so that they are more prepared during a public health emergency. Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to successfully complete questions based on the following learning objectives:

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the roles and responsibilities of the State and Local Departments of Health during a Public Health Emergency.
  2. Identify the roles, capabilities, and avenues of coordination and sustainability with Healthcare Coalitions (HCC) in support of a Public Health Emergency.
  3. Analyze the National Disaster Medical System Capabilities.
  4. Examine federal and regional constructs available to coordinate during large-scale emergencies.

Hosted by the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency.


This project is supported by Cooperative Agreements EMW-2020-CA-00064, EMW-2021-CA-00092, EMW-2021-CA-00093, EMW-2022-CA-00037, and EMW-2023-GG019446 administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Points of view or opinions expressed in this document are those of the author and do not represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.