Emergency Risk Communication in Practice
next class late May, 2019. date and location TBD
Participants are required to complete a basic risk communications training prior to class. Emergency Risk Communication for Public Health Professionals.
- Determine what is risk communication and why it is important
- List common reactions exhibited by the public during emergencies and how this impacts message development
- Explain importance of planning communication strategies prior to an event
- Define criteria that assist in development of effective communication strategies
- Practice applying course concepts to case studies
Allied health professionals, EMTs, health facility administrators, mental health professionals, physicians, public health professionals, registered nurses
Contact hours will be offered for this training.
This training and all supporting material was supported by funds made available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, under B01OT009024. Additionally, this training was supported by the Grant Number, 5U90TP116997-10, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. This project is also supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27877.
The views and opinions expressed as part of the training and all related documents and course materials are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions or the official position of, or endorsement by, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, its Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program, the Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Hospital Preparedness Program, or that of HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.