Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication during a Pandemic Influenza Event (Pan Flu Preparedness for LHDs, Session 9)
Length: 10 minutes
This presentation, developed by Debbie Crane, gives you an overview of crisis and emergency risk communication during a pandemic influenza event.
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.
- Discuss the basic tenets of emergency risk communication
- Identify actions you can take to be informed of pandemic influenza issues
- Explain the role of a virtual joint information center (virtual JIC)
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.)
|Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1|
|Use basic risk communication principles to communicate epidemiologic messages to agency staff (III.B.2)|
|Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 2|
|Use basic risk communication principles to communicate epidemiologic messages (III.B.2)|
|Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals|
|6) Applies communication strategies (e.g. principled negotiation, conflict resolution, active listening, risk communication) in interactions with individuals and groups (3: Communication Skills)|
|Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies|
|2.2. Use principles of crisis and risk communication.|
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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