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4302.0 Risk Communication and Effective Messaging
Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 2:30 PM
This session will provide a detailed look at the public health implications of disaster relief stemming from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The CDC and other federal partners used risk communication theory to address poor air quality in indoor FEMA trailers. Speakers will discuss lessons learned from a risk communication campaign conducted in real-time to address a public health issue for a targeted audience.
Session Objectives: 1. Understand the communication theories and research methodology used to develop an effective risk communication campaign 2. Learn about management issues and maintaining consistent messaging in a high-stress, highly political environment
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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing
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