News & Happenings - 2014


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December 8, 2014

Mission Critical - November 2014

The November issue of Mission Critical is now available. READ MORE


November 17, 2014

LSU and NCBRT Receive $75,000 Donation from the International Council of Shopping Centers

LSU and NCBRT, which is part of the Stephenson National Center for Security Research and Training, received a $75,000 donation from the International Council of Shopping Centers. READ MORE


November 12, 2014

Updated Instructor Development Workshop Offered to Responders in a Teaching Role

NCBRT instructors met in Baton Rouge to hone their teaching skills during the Instructor Development Workshop (IDW) October 14-16. READ MORE


October 16, 2014

Ebola: Educate Yourself

Learn more about the Ebola Virus. READ MORE


October 1, 2014

2011-2013 Comparative Data Report: Outcome-Based Studies

The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT) at Louisiana State University delivers training to thousands of participants throughout the United States each year. To determine the effectiveness of its training, the NCBRT developed the Outcome-Based Study survey. READ MORE


August 20, 2014

NDPC Welcomes New Chairman

The NDPC welcomes new Chairman, Dr. Karl Kim. READ MORE


August 6, 2014

Training Initiative Helps States Develop Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan

NCBRT and the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center (NERRTC) of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), both members of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), are now offering the Readiness: Training Identification Preparedness Planning (RTIPP) course to states that would like to take a more systematic approach to preparedness planning. READ MORE


July 27, 2014

Planning for the worst: HazMat course held

Planning for the worst: HazMat course held READ MORE


June 2, 2014

NCBRT Instructor Responds to Medical Emergency During Training Exercise

While teaching at an international training exercise in the Eastern Military District of Jordan, NCBRT instructor Norm Sanders responded to a real-world emergency, an individual experiencing a grand mal seizure. READ MORE


May 28, 2014

NCBRT Prepares NYPD for Potential Biological Incident

NCBRT taught the Biological Incidents course to 904 participants over six days in April, hosted by the New York Police Department Counter-Terrorism Bureau's Training Division. READ MORE


May 16, 2014

NDPC Students Practice Hazmat Drill for Chlorine Leak

NDPC students practice hazmat drill in St.Tammany Parish. READ MORE


May 16, 2014

NDPC Participating in National Homeland Security Conference

The NDPC will attend the National Homeland Security Conference May 20-22 in Philadelphia, PA. NDPC members can be found in the exhibit hall in booth numbers 115/117 during exhibit hours. READ MORE


May 15, 2014

Updated Prevention and Deterrence Course Available

The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training recently updated the Law Enforcement Prevention and Deterrence of Terrorist Acts course. READ MORE


May 8, 2014

NCBRT Updates SPOT Course

The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training recently updated the Screening of Persons by Observational Techniques (SPOT) course. With the update comes a new title, Site Protection through Observational Techniques, to better reflect the course content. READ MORE


May 1, 2014

The RDPC, EKU, and The Center Host the NDPC Quarterly Meeting

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), and The Center for Rural Development were proud to host the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) for their quarterly meeting in Lexington, KY. READ MORE


April 24, 2014

NCBRT and NERRTC Help Florida Develop Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan

NCBRT and the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service have partnered with the Florida Division of Emergency Management to enhance and improve multi-year training and exercise plans for the entire state through the delivery of the Readiness: Training Identification Preparedness Planning (RTIPP) course. READ MORE


April 22, 2014

UW Extension hosts preparing for animal, plant, food disasters course

UW Extension hosts preparing for animal, plant, food disasters course READ MORE


April 16, 2014

Associate Director Applies ‘Resilience' Concept to Training First Responders

Associate Director Applies ‘Resilience' Concept to Training First Responders READ MORE


March 28, 2014

Mission Critical - March 2014

The March issue of Mission Critical is now available. READ MORE


March 12, 2014

The NDPC's Redesigned Website

The NDPC has a redesigned website. READ MORE


February 28, 2014

NCBRT featured in Tactical Response Magazine

NCBRT featured in Tactical Response Magazine READ MORE


February 27, 2014

NDPC to Host Track at 2014 National Homeland Security Conference

The Training for Preparedness track will include presentations, panel discussions, and roundtables covering the latest preparedness challenges and innovative solutions and training resources to address these challenges. READ MORE


January 22, 2014

Campus Emergencies Course Aids Responders During Bomb Scare at TSU

Campus Emergencies Prevention, Response, and Recovery course at Texas State University Jan. 8-9, were soon put to the test during a bomb scare on campus Jan. 14. READ MORE


January 7, 2014

NCBRT Mission Critical - December 2013

The December issue of Mission Critical is now available. READ MORE