180.670.01 INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
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.
Competencies to be anticipated on completion of the course include: • 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
- Tuesday 9:00 - 10:20
- Thursday 9:00 - 10:20