Public Health Surveillance Activities in the Wake of Hurricanes

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Length: 15 minutes
Description:This presentation, developed and recorded by Cindi Snider, MPH, provides an overview of public health surveillance activities in the wake of hurricanes.
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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).
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Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author and Narrator:

Cindi Snider, MPH

Reviewer:

Jennifer Horney, MPH

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
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)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 2
6B3. Applies public health sciences (e.g., biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health services administration, social and behavioral sciences, and public health informatics) in the delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services (6: Public Health Science Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 13, Function 1: Conduct public health surveillance and detection
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
1.1. Solve problems under emergency conditions.

References

CDC. MMWR on public health response to Hurricane Katrina
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5502.pdf http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/wk/mm5509.pdf

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response: Floods
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response: Hurricanes
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/

CDC. Injury and illness surveillance in hospitals and acute-care facilities after Hurricanes Katrina And Rita--New Orleans area, Louisiana, September 25-October 15, 2005. MMWR. 2006 Jan 20;55(2):35-8.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5502a4.htm

CDC. Morbidity surveillance after Hurricane Katrina--Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, September 2005.MMWR. 2006 Jul 7;55(26):727-31.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5526a3.htm

CDC. Public health response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita--Louisiana, 2005. MMWR. 2006 Jan 20;55(2):29-30.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5502a1.htm

CDC. Surveillance in hurricane evacuation centers--Louisiana, September-October 2005. MMWR. 2006 Jan 20;55(2):32-5.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5502a3.htm

CDC. Surveillance for illness and injury after hurricane Katrina--New Orleans, Louisiana, September 8-25, 2005. MMWR 2005 Oct 14;54(40):1018-21.
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5440a4.htm

Gordis, L. Epidemiology, 2nd edition. WB Saunders Company: Philadelphia, PA, 2000.

Thacker SB, Berkelman RL. Public health surveillance in the United States. Epidemiol Rev. 1988;10:164-90.

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