Introduction to Public Health Preparedness

Fee:None
Length: 40 minutes
Description:This training module provides a basic overview of public health preparedness.
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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:

Jennifer Hegle, MPH, CPH

Narrator:

Rachel Frantz

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.)

  • This training does not map to any of the competencies currently included on this website.

References

American Public Health Association. Healthiest nation in one generation. http://www.apha.org/advocacy/healthiestnation/. Accessed August 25, 2011.

Association of Schools of Public Health. What is Public Health? www.whatispublichealth.org Accessed March 10, 2011.

Association of Schools of Public Health. Public health preparedness and response core competency model, final version 1.0. December 2010. http://www.asph.org/document.cfm?page=1081. Accessed August 25, 2011.

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 August 25, 2011.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ten great public health achievements - United States, 1900-1999. Morb Mortal Weekly Rep. 1999;48(12):241-243.

CDC National Public Health Performance Standards Program. 10 Essential Public Health Services. http://www.cdc.gov/nphpsp/essentialServices.html Updated December 9, 2010. Accessed March 10, 2011.

Nelson C, Lurie N, Wasserman J, Zakowski S. Conceptualizing and defining public health emergency preparedness. 2007; Am J Pub Health, 97(Suppl 1):S9-S11.

Moore S, Mawji A, Shiell A, Noseworthy T. Public health preparedness: a systems-level approach. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2007;61;282-286.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security. National response framework. 2008. http://www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/nrf/nrf-core.pdf. Accessed March 10, 2011.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Incident command system. http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/IncidentCommandSystem.shtm. Accessed August 25, 2011.

University of Minnesota. What is public health? http://www.sph.umn.edu/ce/trainings/coursepage.asp?activityId=7810. Accessed August 25, 2011.

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