The Role of Educators in Public Health Emergencies
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Time: 1:00pm (Eastern Time)
Teachers and other educators play an important role in public health emergencies. They can be a source of comfort and reassurance. They can help students and parents know what to do to stay safer and healthy during natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and other types of public health emergencies.
Please review the recorded webinar hosted by CDC’s EPIC Team, the Children’s Preparedness Unit, and the Division of State and Local Readiness to engage in the discussion on the valuable communication role of educators during PH emergencies.
Webinar participants and viewers will accomplish the following:
- Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
- Describe the topic’s implications for respective constituents.
- Discuss concerns and issues related to preparedness for and response to urgent public health threats.
- Identify reliable information resources for the topic.
- Describe how to promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention.
Judy Kruger, PhD
Deputy Branch Chief
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Division of State and Local Readiness
Jessica Franks, MPH, CHES
Health Communications Fellow
National Center on Birth Defects & Developmental Disabilities
Division of Human Development and Disability
- Webinar/Audio conference call on 7/25/2018: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
- Web-on-demand training will be available in August
- Materials: PowerPoint slide set (see Call Materials)
- Public health professionals
- Emergency responders
- Program managers
- Certified health educators
- School support staff
- Contact Information: email@example.com
- Support/Funding: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communication Branch
- Method of Participation: You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.
- Fees: None. EPIC webinars are free.
As of August 2020, this course is no longer offering CE credits but is still available for viewing.