Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach
0.15 CEU (90 minutes or 1.5 Contact Hour)
This online training module is eligible for 2 CPH recertification credits.
Originally recorded on November 8, 2006
This seminar provides a definition of special populations and an overview of key issues related to special populations in public health emergencies. In addition, speakers address gaps, challenges, and strategies in emergency preparedness planning for special populations. Community-level speakers share examples from their on-the-ground experience.
Learning Objectives- Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be able to:
1. Identify special populations and their needs in emergency preparedness
2. Learn approaches to include community groups and their concerns in planning
3. Understand gaps and barriers to planning for special populations
This course contributes to the following Public Health Preparedness Competencies and PHEP Capabilities:
1.0 Model Leadership
1.5 Demonstrate respect for all persons and cultures.
1. Community Preparedness
This product was developed by the University of Minnesota Center for Public Health Preparedness (UMNCPHP), supported in part through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Current support is provided by the University of Minnesota: Simulations, Exercises and Effective Education Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (U-SEEE PERL), which is funded in part through Grant/Cooperative Agreement Number 1U90TP000418 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Principal Investigator: Debra Olson.
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