5110.0 Preparing Communities for Emergencies & Pandemics

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: Discuss the social factors impacting communication to the public during a large scale emergency Describe disparities, challenges and barriers faced by racially and ethnically diverse populations in pandemic influenza planning, preparedness and response Describe strategies that increase positive preparedness and response outcomes for communities
Janice Springer, RN, PHN, MA, DNP(c)

10:30 AM
Utilizing participatory management (PM) theory to guide the health security card (HSC) research project
Cheryl Irmiter, PhD, LCSW, CADC, Lauren E. Walsh, MPH and James James, MD, DrPH, MHA
10:48 AM
Predictors of Knowledge of H1N1 Infection and Transmission in the U.S. Population
Elena Savoia, MD MPH, Marcia A. Testa, MPH PhD and K. Viswanath, PhD
11:06 AM
A critical evaluation of H1N1 2009 planning and response efforts from the perspective of child and family well-being
Miriam S. Silman, MSW, Andrew S. LaJoie, PhD, MSPH, Ginny Sprang, PhD, James J. Clark, PhD, Phyllis Leigh, MSW, CSW and Candice Jackson
11:42 AM
Perceived and Anticipated Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
David M. Abramson, PhD MPH, Irwin Redlener, MD, Tasha Stehling-Ariza, MPH, Jonathan J. Sury, MPH, CPH, Akilah Banister, MPH and Yoon Soo Park, MS

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Public Health Nursing, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)