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Session: Impact of and Response to Gulf Coast Hurricanes
3110.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Impact of and Response to Gulf Coast Hurricanes
This interesting session will focus on the response to recent gulf coast hurricanes. Presentations will cover topics such as post Hurricane Katrina infectious disease surveillance, as well as hurricane mortality in Florida over the last 2 years.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Describe a procedure and format for collecting infectious disease surveillance data as related to disaster epidemiology 2. Describe the major findings from the 2004 and 2005 Florida hurricane season mortality
Moderator(s):Louise-Anne McNutt, PhD
10:30 AM2004-2005 Florida hurricane mortality
Patricia D. Ragan, PhD, MPH, PA-C, Joann Schulte, DO, MPH, Stephen J. Nelson, MA, MD, FCAP
10:45 AMPost-Katrina infectious disease surveillance: Lessons learned in data management and evidence-based policy applications  [ Recorded presentation ]
Elizabeth Hibler, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Epidemiology
Endorsed by:Injury Control and Emergency Health Services; Maternal and Child Health
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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