Yale New Haven Health Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response.

Online Education & Training

The Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response offers a series of online courses on emergency preparedness topics for health care workers.

The courses are available through contract. For additional information, please contact us at our offices listed below. At the end of each course is a brief quiz that tests your comprehension of the material and documents your completion of the course.


Yale New Haven Center for
Emergency Preparedness
and Disaster Response

Eastern Region Office
1 Church Street, 5th Floor
New Haven, CT 06510
Tel. (203) 688-5000
Fax: (203) 688-4618
E-mail: Center@ynhh.org

National Capital Region Office
4196 Merchant Plaza
Suite 501
Lake Ridge, VA 22192
Tel. (202) 590-0774
Fax (703) 852-3520

Western Region Office
4562 School Street
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Tel (714) 321-7195
Fax (203) 688-4618


Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation Internet Site Terms and Conditions Of Use

Welcome to the Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation Internet site (the "Site"). The Site is owned and operated by Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation ("YNHHSC"). This page contains the YNHHSC Internet Site Terms and Conditions of Use (these "Terms & Conditions"). The Site is made available only to those who agree to these Terms & Conditions. As such, these Terms & Conditions govern and control your access to and use of the Site, and by accessing and using the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions, you are not authorized to use the Site. YNHHSC may change these Terms & Conditions from time to time, without notice to you, by posting such changes on the Site. By using the Site following any such changes, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions as they may have been changed.

  1. Information and Resources on the Site. YNHHSC has established this Site to provide information and online courses on emergency preparedness and disaster response topics for health care professionals via the Internet. YNHHSC IS NOT ENGAGED IN THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE, AND THIS SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO AND DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF ANY TYPE. Content available through the Site often represents the opinions and judgments of a content provider, member or other entity not connected directly with YNHHSC. YNHHSC neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made by anyone other than an authorized YNHHSC spokesperson acting in his/her official capacity. Under no circumstances will YNHHSC or its Affiliates be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained on or through the Site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available on or through the Site. We strongly suggest you consult your own professional advisor(s) before relying on any advice or information you obtain on or through the Site. Your use of the Site is at your own risk.
  2. Collection of Certain Information. The Site may include functions (such as "contact us", forms for registration information or "feedback" pages) provided for the purpose of submitting information to YNHHSC. Submitted information may include personally identifiable information such as names and e-mail addresses. YNHHSC's handling and use of all submitted information will be pursuant to the YNHHSC Privacy Policy published separately on the Site.
  3. Your Account and Password. If you are required to establish or use an account on the Site and have been provided with a user name and password for such purpose, you are responsible for maintaining the strict confidentiality of that information. You are also responsible for any activity conducted under your account. You agree to: (a) immediately notify YNHHSC of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of the Site's security; and (b) ensure that you log-off and exit from your account at the end of each session. It is your sole responsibility to control the dissemination and use of your password and control access to and use of your account. It is also your sole responsibility to notify YNHHSC if you desire to cancel your account on the Site. YNHHSC will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.
  4. Prohibited Conduct. The Site may not be used in any manner that is unlawful or harmful to the rights of YNHHSC or any third party. In no event shall you use the Site in a manner that exceeds the specific authorization granted by YNHHSC under these Terms & Conditions or by other express written agreement. The prohibition on unauthorized uses includes (but is not limited to) an express prohibition any attempt to: (a) retrieve, alter or destroy data on, from or through the Site; (b) probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network on, from or through the Site; or (c) breach or defeat system or network security measures on, from or through the Site such as authentication, authorization, confidentiality, intrusion detection or monitoring; (d) interfere with or disrupt the Site or the business, operations or services of YNHHSC; (e) interfere with or disrupt any computer, host, network or telecommunications device maintained by YNHHSC or any of their third party suppliers; (f) interfere with or disrupt the legitimate use of the Site by any person; (g) transmit, distribute, disseminate, publish or store any information that is in violation of any applicable law or regulation or is defamatory, abusive, obscene, indecent or harassing or that threatens or encourages injury to persons or property or infringement of the lawful rights of any party; (h) violate the privacy rights of any party under applicable law or regulation; (i) use any technology that is or reasonably should be known to contain software viruses, trojan horses or any computer code, files or programs designed to disrupt, destroy, invade, gain unauthorized access to, corrupt, observe or modify without authorization any data, software, computing or network devices or telecommunications equipment of YNHHSC or any authorized user or any of their third-party suppliers; (j) use the facilities of the Site to send, relay, forward, bounce, reply or otherwise route commercial or non-commercial unsolicited electronic messages (commonly referred to as "spam") or commercial electronic messages even if previously solicited by the intended recipient; and (k) copy (whether directly or by use of any "scraping" or related technology) any of the contents of the Site.
  5. Compliance with Laws. You represent and warrant that your use of the Site will comply with any and all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations and that you will not restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying this Site.
  6. Links. The Site may include links to other Internet sites over which YNHHSC has no control including links to sites independently operated by Brokers. These links are provided solely as a convenience to users of the Site. You acknowledge and agree that YNHHSC is not responsible for the availability of the sites intended to be located at such links and that YNHHSC does not endorse (and is not responsible or liable for) any such linked sites including their content advertising, products or other materials. You further acknowledge and agree that under no circumstances will YNHHSC be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of or reliance on any content, advertisements, products or other resources available on any other Internet site (regardless of whether the Site is directly or indirectly linked to such content, advertisements, products or other resources). You should direct any concerns with respect to any other Internet site to that Internet site's administrator or webmaster.
  7. Intellectual Property Rights. As between YNHHSC and you, YNHHSC retains exclusively all intellectual property rights (including patents, trademarks and copyrights), proprietary rights (including trade secrets) and moral rights (including rights of attribution and authorship) throughout the world in and to the all material within this Site and all of their derivative works and improvements (as each of those terms is defined and applied under Title 17 and Title 35 U.S.C., respectively) including, without limitation, all materials that result from YNHHSC's performance of any services. With the exception of a single, personal copy, you may not reprint, republish, resell or redistribute these materials in any form or manner without the express written consent of the owner(s) of the material.
  8. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes upon their rights under US copyright law. If you believe that materials hosted by YNHHSC infringe upon your copyright, you may request that the material be removed or that access to it be blocked. If you believe that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send YNHHSC a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. Notices and counter-notices for the Site should be sent to: Dean Hathaway, Distance Education Specialist, Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response, YNHHSC, 1 Church Street, 5th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510 (Dean.Hathaway@ynhh.org; 203-688-2669), with a copy to Rebecca Matthews, Director, Legal Services, YNHHSC, 60 Temple Street, 5th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510 (Rebecca.Matthews@ynhh.org; 203-688-3865). YNHHSC suggests that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Please be aware that there can be substantial penalties for false claims.
  9. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. THE SITE AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED ON IT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YNHHSC MAKES NO WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE SITE OR THAT THE SITE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR AVAILABLE FOR UNINTERRUPTED USE. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM YNHHSC THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY ON THE SITE TO MAINTAIN ANY SUBMISSIONS YOU MAY MAKE; YOU SHOULD RETAIN ALL SUCH DATA AND INFORMATION IN YOUR OWN RECORDS FOR USE IN THE EVENT THAT THE SITE FAILS OR IS UNAVAILABLE OR THE DATA OR INFORMATION IS LOST.
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  11. Applicable Laws. These Terms & Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. All proceedings relating to the Site or these Terms & Conditions shall be brought in the state or federal courts located in the State of Connecticut, and you hereby irrevocably consent to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. YNHHSC controls and operates this Site from its offices in Connecticut in the United States of America. YNHHSC does not represent that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent applicable.
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