ABC's of Pandemic Influenza
Length: 25 minutes
This presentation by Richard Rosselli, MPH, gives you an overview of pandemic influenza, its history, the current risk of a pandemic and what can be done to contain it.
These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
- Review the fundamentals of influenza
- Understand the history and possible impact of a new influenza pandemic
- Describe the current threat of pandemic influenza and the status of the H5N1 outbreak in humans
- Discuss challenges of interventions to control the spread of pandemic influenza
Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed
This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions as noted below. (Please note: The following training does not provide comprehensive or in-depth treatment of specified competencies or capability functions, it provides basic knowledge of the competencies or capability functions listed below.)
|Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals|
|2) Describes the characteristics of a population-based health problem (e.g. equity, social determinants, environment) (1: Analytic/Assessment Skills)|
|2) Distinguishes prominent events in the history of the public health profession (6: Basic Public Health Sciences Skills)|
|Public Health Preparedness Capabilities|
|Capability 1, Function 1: Determine risks to the health of the jurisdiction|
|Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies|
|3.2. Contribute expertise to the development of emergency plans.|
Author and Narrator:
Jennifer Horney, MPH
The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose.
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- Registered Environmental Health Specialist Continuing Education Hours
Approved for continuing education through the North Carolina State Board of Environmental Health Specialists Examiners.
Reviewer: The North Carolina State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners Contact Hours: 0.75 based on instructional time spent on training and evaluation activities.
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