Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response: Why You Should Care!

Description: The objective of this presentation are to identify the basic characteristics of natural, technical, and biological disasters, recall significant public health disasters in history, describe common myths and misconceptions of disasters, understand why We should be concerned about public health disasters and bioterrorism, discuss the roles and responsibilities of healthcare and public health in all-hazards disaster preparedness and response (6 phases) and identify key agencies and partners involved in emergency preparedness and disaster response.

Author(s)
  • Name: Steve Trockman
    Title: Director, Southern Maine Regional Resource Center for Public Health Emergency Preparedness
    Organization: Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME
    Email:

Developer
Name: Moses Okeyo
Title: Research Associate
Organization: IRH
Contact
Name: Moses Okeyo
Phone: 208-282-3665
Address: Institute Of Rural Health Graveley North 202 stop 8174 Idaho State University 83209-8174

Meta Information
Type of Product: Presentation or Lecture, Artifact
Languages: English
Keywords: Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response, Disaster
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Common: Planning
Universal Task Listing:
Cognative Domain: Knowledge
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - NonCommercial
Is Product...: Reusable, Accessible
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Fri Feb 16 14:06:56 -0500 2007
Last Updated: Thu May 31 12:26:47 -0400 2007