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Professional Development Training

Upcoming Events

EMRS for Field Staff 
(portions offered virtually)
July 7 - 9, 2020
Fort Collins, CO

Training Coordinator for Incident Response
(portions offered virtually)
July 29 - 30, 2020
Fort Collins, CO

Animal Health 101 - Kansas (2 Sessions)
August 3 - 7, 2020
Manhattan, KS

EMRS for Epidemiologists and Disease Reporting Officers
(portions offered virtually)
August 4 - 6, 2020
Fort Collins, CO

Aquaculture Emergency Response, Epidemiological Investigation, and Aquaculture Health Management Training
August 4 - 6, 2020
Ruskin, FL

Federal Select Agent Program Joint Inspector Training
(portions offered in webinar series)
August 25 - 27, 2020
Atlanta, GA

EMRS for Incident Management Team Personnel
September 1 - 3, 2020
Fort Collins, CO

Import/Export Training for EDEs, AHTs & VPAs
September 15 - 17, 2020
Minneapolis, MN

For additional information on a specific course, please use the PDS Catalog

VS Information Technology (IT) Applications Training

Classroom training for the Emergency Management Response System (EMRS) and Mobile Information Management (MIM) is listed in the PDS Training Catalog. The VS Information Systems Training Network is also available to assist end users of several VS IT applications. Network Associates are experienced VS IT application users and may be available to answer questions, provide field or web-based assistance, and provide classroom training. Network Associates are currently available to assist with Emergency Management Response Services (EMRS),  Mobile Information Management (MIM), Surveillance Data Management (SDM), and Veterinary Services Process Streamlining (VSPS).

Training Resources


Agriculture Learning (AgLearn) - Provides educational services for USDA federal employees, contractors, partners, and customers. For VS employees with AgLearn questions, please send an email to


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