Vulnerable Populations during a Pandemic Influenza Event (Washoe County Health District)
|Description:||This training module explores strategic planning to address the needs of vulnerable populations and assure compliance with federal funding guidance. It is an updated version of a training developed in 2006 by Phyllis Gray, a consultant in the Pandemic Influenza Program.|
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- Define vulnerability
- Identify groups who may be vulnerable and why
- Determine the basic steps of the planning process
Phyllis Gray, MPH
Kasey Decosimo, MPH
Kasey Decosimo, MPH
Tanya Montoya, MPH, MCHES
|Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:|
Jennifer Horney, Ph.D., MPH, CPH
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|
|Recognize the existence of a public health problem (I.A.1)|
|Identify special populations in the community that may be significant in addressing public health problems (V.A.1)|
|Identify standard categories used to define special populations (V.C.1)|
|Use knowledge of specific sociocultural factors in the population (V.D.2)|
|Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1|
|4A2. Describes the diversity of individuals and populations in a community (4: Cultural Competency Skills)|
|4A3. Describes the ways diversity may influence policies, programs, services, and the health of a community (4: Cultural Competency Skills)|
|Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2|
|4B2. Describes the diversity of individuals and populations in a community (4: Cultural Competency Skills)|
|Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 3|
|4C2. Describes the diversity of individuals and populations in a community (4: Cultural Competency Skills)|
|Public Health Preparedness Capabilities|
|Capability 1, Function 1: Determine risks to the health of the jurisdiction|
|Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies|
|1.5. Demonstrate respect for all persons and cultures.|
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Office of Minority Health & Health Equity (OMHHE) website. http://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/index.html. Accessed May 29, 2014.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2011. Public Health Preparedness Capabilities: National Standards for State and Local Planning. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/capabilities/. Accessed May 29, 2014.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2006. Pandemic Influenza Guidance Supplement to the 2006 Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement Phase II. http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/documents/coopagreement-archive/FY2006/phase2-panflu-guidance.pdf. Accessed April 29, 2006.