Virtual EP Academy


This is your opportunity to  learn the ins and outs of MNTrac and to get new users the required training to enable them to adequately utilize this resource.


  • July 11, 2023  1200 – 1300
  • January 9, 2024 1200 – 1300

Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA)

This course will review how a facility can conduct a hazard vulnerability analysis, the recommended requirements for follow up, and how to utilize the HVA in future emergency preparedness/continuity planning.


  • October 30, 2024   0900 – 1100
  • February 12, 2026  0900 – 1100
Exercise Planning/Documentation/AAR/IP

This course will review how to develop an exercise and training plan to meet the requirements of CMS. It will include a review of the documents/templates that can be used to create an exercise as well as discuss the required documents necessary for follow up after completion of the exercise. Exercises can be beneficial to highlight best practices as well as to identify gaps in planning.



This course will review the current CMS requirements for the long term care facility emergency operations plans – to include a review of the most frequent E-tag citations and a discussion about tools and resources available to assist facilities in maintaining their plans.




FEMA Healthcare Emergency Response Team (HERT) Training | Certificate awarded upon completion

We’re holding HERT training for anybody who wishes to attend multiple times in 2023. The training occurs online and we’ll have morning (8 to 10 a.m.) and evening (8 to 10 p.m.) options.

Your commitment will be a total of eight hours, spread out over four days.

Class dates are

January 16-19

March 6-9

May 1-4

October 2-5

Click here to register and select dates


Emergency Operations Center Operations and Planning | TEEX MGT 346
This course provides personnel who could be assigned to or work in an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) the skills necessary to effectively plan for and manage a large-scale incidents by applying and implementing an all-hazards, multi-disciplinary, management team approach. The course places specific emphasis on the planning, resource, and information management processes.
The course focuses on the key decision-making requirements within the Emergency Operations Center. The jurisdictional team will learn from the effects of incident decisions while working in an EOC using a simulated, notional jurisdiction as they respond to the final days exercise.
Two-day course | August 23 & 24, 2023 | Camp Ripley

FEMA/CDP Training information

FEMA Emergency Management Institute Courses 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers multiple online training modules through their Emergency Management Institute. Here are the links to each course. A certificate is awarded upon successful completion of each course.

IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100

IS-200.C: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200

IS-700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System

IS-800.D: National Response Framework, An Introduction