Public Health Emergency Community Preparedness for Tribal and Rural Communities

Topic: 
Vulnerable Populations
Format: 
Online Course
Time: 
45 minutes
Level: 
Intermediate
University: 
University of Arizona
PERLC: 
Mountain West Preparedness and Emergency Learning Center
Bundles: 
Emergency Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations
Community Preparedness

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Description: 

This online module is designed for Tier II (mid-level) public health professionals. The Tier II target audience is defined as mid-level public health workers with 5 years experience with an MPH equivalent or higher; or 10 years experience with a high school diploma, bachelors, or non-public health graduate degree. This module integrates experiential learning and is competency-based. The competency model used is the Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies, sponsored by the CDC and ASPH.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify key aspects for local community emergency preparedness plans
  • Describe training and education opportunities which may incorporate community members when preparing for a public health emergency
  • Work in tandem with response agencies, community organizations and state/local/federal agencies when preparing for and recovering from a public health emergency
  • Identify methods of maintaining current and up‐to‐date emergency response plans
PHEP Capabilities: 
Community Preparedness