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Online Pandemic Influenza Training FREE for EMTs and Paramedics

A two part training program on Pandemic Influenza is now available at no cost to EMTs, Paramedics, first responders, and others interested in learning about the pre-hospital response to a pandemic. The two part training program gives EMS providers important information to define a pandemic, understand causes of pandemic influenza, recognize general patient symptoms, and reviews treatment principles. Part 2 discusses pandemic planning and preparation principles for emergency response personnel. To take the free online Pandemic Influenza course:Free Pandemic Influenza Training for EMTs and Paramedics

  1. log on to
  2. sign in for a free lesson
  3. complete all portions of the course

A CE certificate will be awarded immediately upon completion. EMTs and Paramedics will earn 1.0 hours of CECBEMS approved CE credit for each part of the lesson.

This free training opportunity is being made possible by,, and EPS is the leading designer and producer of online education content for CentreLearn Solutions and

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.