5151.0 Topics in Public Health Preparedness

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 2:30 PM
This session offers a range of presentations on competencies, partnershps, and lessons learned regarding public health preparedness efforts between academia, health agencies, and community partners.
Session Objectives: Discuss Articulate public health preparedness competencies Describe an example of a public health preparedness exercise

3:15 PM
Lessons learned from a pilot online course on pandemic influenza preparedness for local health departments in North Carolina
Molly McKnight Lynch, MPH candidate, Mary Davis, Dr PH, MSPH, Richard Rosselli, MPH, Lorraine K. Alexander, DrPH, MPH and Kristina Simeonsson, MD, MSPH
3:30 PM
A simple and effective point of distribution (POD) functional exercise
Andrew C. Rucks, PhD, Peter M. Ginter, PhD, Lisle Hites, PhD and Lisa C. McCormick, MPH

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Organized by: Academic Public Health Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing