News & Happenings - 2016


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December 6, 2016

Training Continues to Evolve to Meet National Preparedness Needs

The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training at LSU began in 1998 through a small subcontract with the Office of Domestic Preparedness. The original charge was to develop a single course for law enforcement and emergency response personnel, Operational WMD Response for Law Enforcement. READ MORE


November 16, 2016

NCBRT Overview Video

View the new overview video for NCBRT. READ MORE


October 25, 2016

NCBRT's Shopping Center Security Terrorism Awareness Training Program Featured on The D&D Daily

NCBRT's Shopping Center Security Terrorism Awareness Training Program Featured on The D&D Daily READ MORE


October 13, 2016

NCBRT Offers Updated ERDBI Course

The Emergency Response to Domestic Biological Incidents (PER-220) course is one of NCBRT's original courses in its biological incident training lane. The course has been recently updated to emphasize and aid participants in answering the question "Is it bio?" READ MORE


October 13, 2016

NCBRT Training Host Receives Award

Joel Landis, Training Officer at Somerset County Department Of Emergency Services, wins Hometown Hero award. He explains why he thinks everyone working in emergency services is a hero and thanks NCBRT for the training we have provided in his county. "I couldn’t have done it without you. The programs set in place by the LSU got me this. Thank You!” says Landis. READ MORE


September 30, 2016

Outcome-Based Studies: 2015 Annual Report

Outcome-Based Studies: 2015 Annual Report READ MORE


September 13, 2016

Fall 2016 NDPC Newsletter - Now Available

The 2016 fall issue of the NDPC Newsletter is now available. READ MORE


August 25, 2016

Active Shooter training in St. Helen, MI

NCBRT delivers Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response course to St. Helen, MI. READ MORE


May 4, 2016

CAMEO Suite Most Underused Tool in Emergency Operations Planning and Response

The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training offers the Introduction to Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations (CAMEO) Suite course to first responders and emergency planners primarily to help prepare their jurisdiction to respond to potential hazardous materials incidents READ MORE


April 13, 2016

NCBRT Pilots Latest Course

Critical Decision Making for Complex Coordinated Attacks course lays the groundwork for responders across jurisdictions to mobilize quickly during a crisis READ MORE


April 6, 2016

Hands-On Learning at Its Best

NCBRT’s Advanced Forensic Investigations for Hazardous Environments course brings real world techniques and latest equipment into the classroom. READ MORE


March 31, 2016

NCBRT Offers Training Packages for National Special Security Events

The National Center for Biomedical Research and Training has been working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide packages of training in preparation for National Special Security Events (NSSE). Training is vital for agencies preparing for an NSSE, since the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has designated these nationally and internationally significant events as potential targets for terrorism and other criminal activity. READ MORE


March 3, 2016

Response to Atypical Incidents: New Demands for EMS

"Response to Atypical Incidents: New Demands for EMS," talks about the new challenges and threats facing EMS. This article is written by one of our instructors, Mac Kemp, and is featured in EMS World! READ MORE


March 1, 2016

Updated NCBRT Training Catalog

We've updated our Training Catalog! READ MORE


February 11, 2016

Winter 2016 NDPC Newsletter - Now Available

The 2016 Winter Issue of the NDPC Newsletter is now available. READ MORE


February 8, 2016

NCBRT Instructor Meeting a Success

NCBRT held its 2016 Instuctor Meeting in Baton Rouge, February 2-3. Over 100 instructors, plus staff, gathered to listen to several dynamic speakers, participate in professional develoment, and discuss current updates to NCBRT training and logistics. READ MORE


January 13, 2016

Active Shooter Training held at Chipola College

Chipola College in Mirianna, FL hosts Active Shooter Training. READ MORE