North Carolina Communicable Disease Law
Length: 25 minutes
This presentation, by Aaron Kipp, gives you an overview of statutes, rules, and ordinances regarding public health in North Carolina.
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.
- Provide information on the legal issues that are associated with communicable disease surveillance and investigation in North Carolina
- Define and distinguish between statutes, rules, and ordinances
- Understand public health laws and regulations in place to protect the health and safety of the public
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|
|6) Manages public health programs consistent with public health laws and regulations (2: Policy Development/Program Planning Skills)|
|Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies|
|1.6. Act within the scope of one's legal authority.|
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, Part 72, Appendix A: Select Agents. http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/05dec20031700/edocket.access.gpo.gov/cfr _2003/octgtr/pdf/42cfr72.7.pdf
Engel, P. Communicable Disease Law and Environmental Health.
Guilford County Animal Protection Plan.
Moore, J. Introduction to Communicable Disease Law, Part One.
North Carolina Administrative Code, Board of Nursing.
North Carolina Administrative Code, Communicable Disease Control.
North Carolina General Assembly, General Statutes for Communicable Diseases.
North Carolina General Assembly, General Statutes for Nursing Practice Act.
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.
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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