Overview of the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic
Length: 30 minutes
This presentation by Richard Rosselli, MPH, CPH, gives you an overview of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza events.
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
- Provide an overview of seasonal and pandemic influenza
- Describe the events of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic
- Examine the descriptive epidemiology of pandemic H1N1 and how it differs from seasonal 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)|
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Updated CDC estimates of 2009 H1N1 influenza cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in the United States, April 2009 - April 10, 2010. http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/pdf/CDC_2009_H1N1_Est_PDF_May_4_10_fulltext.pdf. Updated May 14, 2010. Accessed June 9, 2010.
World Health Organization. Weekly epidemiological record. 2009;46(13). http://www.who.int/wer/2009/wer8446.pdf. Accessed June 9, 2010.
Author and Narrator:
Rachel Wilfert, MD, MPH
The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose.
Continuing Education Credit:
The UNC Center for Public Health Preparedness offers the following continuing education credit/s on this training. Eligibility for all continuing education credit is determined on an annual basis.
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