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Welcome to the Animal Health Emergency Response module.

Upon completion of this module, an accredited veterinarian 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, including the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS), and
  • 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.