180.670.98 Introduction to Public Health Emergency Preparedness
- Environmental Health and Engineering
- 2nd term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- Barcelona, Spain
- Wed 11/21/2012 - Fri 11/23/2012
- Class Times:
- W Th F, 8:30am - 6:00pm
Provides an introduction to public health emergency preparedness, including natural disasters, unintended human acts, terrorism, and emerging threats such as a pandemic. Focuses on the critical issues facing public health professionals and policy makers.
- Learning Objectives:
- Identify and describe the main public health activities in preparing for and responding to public health emergencies
- Identify chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive terrorist weapons
- Describe the roles of public health agencies in emergencies, and interactions with public safety and other agencies
- Describe the consequences of recent disasters
- Methods of Assessment:
class participation and a final paper.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Full time students must obtain permission from Judy Holzer in HPM before registering for this course.
- For consent, contact:
- Jointly Offered With: