3186.0 Evaluation of Preparedness Training For Current and Future Public Health Workers

Monday, October 27, 2008: 12:30 PM
Session Objectives: Articulate preparedness training needs for the public health workforce. Describe several public health workforce training programs. Discuss different public health preparedness training modalities.

12:30 PM
New and Better Ways to Teach Public Health
Daniel Shea Gerber, EDD, MPH
12:45 PM
Training the public health workforce one byte at a time and the challenges of evaluation
Melissa (Moose) Alperin, MPH, CHES, Jill Andrews Davis, MPH and Kathleen R. Miner, PhD, MPH, CHES
1:00 PM
E is for Epidemiology, P is for Practice, I is for Investigation: An Applied Epidemiology Training Series for Non-Epidemiologists
Jennifer A. Horney, PhD, MA, MPH, CPH, Tara Pierce Rybka, MPH and Pia D.M. MacDonald, PhD, MPH
1:15 PM
Working in a POD: Evaluation of an online training program
Elizabeth Ablah, PhD, MPH, Cheryl Reeves, MS, MLS, Kurt Konda, Leslie Horn, MPH, Annie Tinius, BA and Kristine M. Gebbie, DrPH, RN
1:30 PM
Pilot testing of training materials for local Epidemiology Teams
Meredith K. Davis, MPH, Pia D.M. MacDonald, PhD, MPH, Laura Alexander, BA, Edie Alfano-Sobsey, PhD, Kathy Dail, RN, MEd, BSN and Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Academic Public Health Caucus