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Welcome to the Animal Health Emergency Response module. After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the various roles and organizations or agencies in which veterinarians may assist in animal health emergency responses
  • Describe the basics of response planning and coordination
    • National Incident Management System (NIMS)
    • Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Locate additional training resources pertaining to animal health emergency response

To assist with the acronyms used in this module, please refer to:
Acronym Handout

Completion of this module is estimated to take 60 minutes but will vary depending on your familiarity with the information presented.