Libraries Parks

Emergency Preparedness

Medical Reserve Corps Orientation

To be fully registered as a Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteer, you must complete an orientation course, either online or in a classroom setting.

The orientation covers:

  • Duties of a Medical Reserve Corps volunteer.
  • How to prepare for a public health emergency.
  • Your role in a public health emergency.
  • Volunteer opportunities available through the Medical Reserve Corps.

Online orientation
The online module is titled Minnesota Responds Medical Reserve Corps: An Online Orientation for Volunteers.  Participants are eligible to receive up to 0.1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) or 1.0 (60 minute) contact hour for successful completion of training including pre-test, post-test and evaluation.

After completing the online course, print out the course completion form and email, fax (651-554-6130) or mail a copy to:

               Medical Reserve Corps of Dakota County
               Attn: Marty Forseth
               14955 Galaxie Avenue
               Apple Valley, MN 55124

When sending the course completion form, be sure to include your name and contact information. You will receive information about next steps, including how to have your photo taken for a picture identification badge.

You are also welcome to attend a classroom orientation session. Classroom orientation sessions are held quarterly. Registered Medical Reserve Corps volunteers will be notified of dates and locations.

Last updated: 11/12/2012 10:25 AM