Training Information

For an effective volunteer cadre, to ensure the volunteers achieve their goals for joining, and to achieve the mission and intent of the Medical Reserve Corps there are training requirements.  These requirements are outlined during orientation.


Required Training

MRC Orientation and Family Preparedness

IS-700 Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

IS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)


Optional Training

IS-800 The National Response Plan

IS-200 ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

Psychological First Aid


MRC-TRAIN Online Training Catalog and Training Management System

The MRC-TRAIN website provides a list of trainings available to MRC participants.  Once an account has been created for the site, volunteers can register for online and in person trainings from across the country.  This website is a very useful tool for locating training opportunities, and is free to use.

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