Introduction to CASPER: Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response

Fee:None
Length: 25 minutes
Description:This module is an introduction to CASPER (Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response) and provides an overview on how to conduct a CASPER with two examples from the field.
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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).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Meredith Davis, MPH

Narrator:

Matt Simon MA, GISP

NCIPH Reviewer:

Kasey Decosimo, MPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewers:

Jennifer Horney, PhD, MPH, CPH
Associate professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health

David Zane, MS
Epidemiologist, Texas Department of State Health Services

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.)

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
1A2. Identifies quantitative and qualitative data and information (e.g., vital statistics, electronic health records, transportation patterns, unemployment rates, community input, health equity impact assessments) that can be used for assessing the health of a community (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
6A3. Describes how public health sciences (e.g., biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, social and behavioral sciences, and public health informatics) are used in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (6: Public Health Science Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 2, Function 1: Identify and monitor public health, medical, and mental/behavioral health system recovery needs

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