This course will be undergoing revision in early 2021, and will be unavailable after December 31, 2020.

This training is designed to provide an overview of the general operations of Closed PODs. Staff at various types of organizations may find this training beneficial. Participants are eligible to receive a certificate upon successful completion of the training, which includes a pre-test, post-test, and evaluation.


Upon successful completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the goals and purposes of a closed POD
  • Explain the key components of a closed POD plan
  • State the core functions of a closed POD
  • Describe the process of setting up and executing a closed POD



3.0 Plan for and improve practice

3.3. Participate in improving the organization's capacities (including, but not limited to programs, plans, policies, laws, and workforce training).


8. Medical Countermeasure Dispensing

Continuing Education Units

Please note that these trainings may offer different types of continuing education credits. This Learner Portal may not calculate the correct number of continuing education credits. Please refer to the Continuing Education Credits section of your course site after registration for the correct information.

This course is eligible for 0.046 CEUs or 0.46 contact hours and 1.0 CPH re-certification credit. 

Contact & Questions

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