Training opportunities for medical and dental volunteers are offered through the Disaster Relief program. This training is one of the requirements to join the Medical Reserve Corps. See Training - Disaster Relief.
No training is required for medical and dental volunteers who wish to work with the Mobile Medical/Dental Ministry. Physicians, dentists, nurses, dental assistants and hygienists are needed to volunteer their time at free dental clinics in their area.
Individuals who are interested in volunteering as Dental bus drivers or hosts with the medical/dental bus ministry should contact Joanne Honeycutt, the Medical/Dental Bus Coordinator at 1-800-395-5102, ext. 5603 or email@example.com. Drivers and hosts are required to complete a training course and work alongside an experienced driver at three or more dental clinics prior to being certified.
Individuals who are interested in volunteering as Health Screening bus drivers or hosts with the Health Screening bus ministry should contact Crystal Horton, the Health Screening Ministry Coordinator at 1-800-395-5102, ext. 5610 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Drivers and hosts are required to complete a training course and work alongside an experienced driver at three or more clinics prior to being certified.
Training includes technical knowledge of dental equipment, universal infection control and safety, mechanical knowledge of the motor vehicles as well as general knowledge of added equipment such as generators, air compressors, and water pumps.
Medical/Dental Training Projects
Saturday, July 15, 2017