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Mandatory Trainings for POD Volunteers

COVID-19 Vaccine Point of Dispensing Operations (POD) volunteers who are registered with the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) are required to watch the following training videos.

  • All volunteers must watch video #1: POD Training
  • Volunteers who have not completed a Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) training within the last year, must watch video #2: BBP Training
  • Volunteers who have a current BBP training on file with the MRC, do not need to watch video #2.

Submit Your Information to Receive MRC Credit for the Trainings

All volunteers must submit their information below to receive training credit with the MRC. Complete the registration below and click submit. Your personal information will be provided to the Hawaii Department of Health Medical Reserve Corps. These trainings were developed by UH Manoa Nursing in partnership with the Hawaii DOH Public Health Nursing Branch, Immunization Branch, and MRC.

Training #1: How to Work in a COVID-19 Point of Dispensing Operations (POD) Clinic

This training video provides healthcare workers and other responders with the essential knowledge and skills required to effectively and safely work in a COVID-19 Vaccine Point of Dispensing Operations (POD) program.

Training #2: Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure (BBP) Safety Training

This training video provides healthcare workers and other responders with important safety information about bloodborne pathogens including exposure prevention, standard precautions, sharps safety and exposure response.

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Picture of Kristine Qureshi, PhD, RN, CEN, PHNA-BC, FAAN
Kristine Qureshi, PhD, RN, CEN, PHNA-BC, FAAN
Associate Dean of Research and Global Health, PhD Program Director & Professor

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 402
Honolulu, HI 96822
Ph: 808-956-2638
Fax: 808-956-3257
Email: kqureshi@hawaii.edu

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