Introduction to Public Health Preparedness for Preparedness Staff (Basics of Public Health Preparedness, Module 1)

Fee:None
Length: 35 minutes
Description:This training module is an introductory training module on public health preparedness for Preparedness staff. This module covers some of the main concepts of public health preparedness and provides an overview of some of the supporting infrastructure at the federal and state level.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415). The UNC PERLC gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the West Virginia Center for Threat Preparedness and the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness and Response Branch in shaping the content and framework for this training.

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Amy Pickard Nelson, PhD, MPH, CPH

Narrator:

Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

NCIPH Reviewer:

Kasey Decosimo, MPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Susan Sullivan, RN-BC, MS, Public Health Nurse Consultant, Training/Exercise Facilitator, Public Health Preparedness and Response Branch Central Regional Office, North Carolina Division of Public Health

Additional Expertise Provided by:

Jerry Rhodes, Director, Center for Threat Preparedness, WV Bureau for Public Health

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1
Respond to public health emergencies (VII.F.3)
Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 2
Respond to public health emergencies (VII.F.3)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 1, Function 1: Determine risks to the health of the jurisdiction
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
3.3. Participate in improving the organization's capacities (including, but not limited to programs, plans, policies, laws, and workforce training).

References

U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Presidential Directives. http://www.dhs.gov/xabout/laws/editorial_0607.shtm. Accessed February 29, 2012.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public Health Preparedness: Strengthening CDC's Emergency Response. 2009. http://www.bt.cdc.gov/publications/jan09phprep/pdf/jan09phprep.pdf. Accessed February 29, 2012.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Target Capabilities List. http://www.fema.gov/pdf/government/training/tcl.pdf. Accessed February 29, 2012.

Federal Emergency Management Agency. National Response Framework. http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nrf/. Accessed February 29, 2012.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response. http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/coopagreement.htm. Accessed February 29, 2012.

Menachemi N. A taxonomy of state public health preparedness units: an empirical examination of organizational structure. Journal of public health management and practice. 2012-05; 18:250-8.

Beitsch LM, Kodolikar S, Stephens T, Shodell D, Clawson A, Menachemi N, et al. A state-based analysis of public health preparedness programs in the United States. Public Health Rep. 2006;121:737-45.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public health preparedness capabilities: national standards for state and local planning. March 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/capabilities/. Accessed February 29, 2012.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. http://www.phe.gov/preparedness/legal/pahpa/pages/default.aspx. Accessed February 29, 2012.

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health. Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch Responds to the EQ Chemical Fire in Apex, N.C. Epi Notes 2006; Volume 2006-4; 3.

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