Advancing the interests of pregnant women and children in emergency preparedness planning
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Advocacy for health and health education
Communication and informatics
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related public policy
Identify key stakeholders and their positions relative to maternal and child health preparedness planning. Understand the guiding principles of community-based participatory research and be able to apply the research methods to community preparedness planning for pregnant women and children. Identify the unique needs of pregnant women and children as they relate to community preparedness planning.
Keyword(s): Disasters, Maternal and Child Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am responsible for MESH's collaborative, community-based planning programs and working groups. My prior experience includes nearly ten years in healthcare strategic planning at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. I have presented on a variety of public health/health law topics, and have authored numerous publications, the most recent being "Legal Issues in Emergency Response," in the Annual Review of Nursing Research (Volume 30, Couig & Kelly eds., 2012).
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.