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January 2018

Webcast: Public Health Response to a Pandemic Influenza

January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CDC will host the January session of Public Health Grand Rounds “Public Health Response to a Pandemic Influenza” on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m. ET. We invite you to attend the session in person at CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, or watch our live webcast. Open captions will be provided. While a nuclear detonation is unlikely, it would have devastating results and there would be limited time to take critical protection steps. Despite the fear surrounding such an event, planning and…

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CDC Overview of the Operational Readiness Review DCIPHER System

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CDC will provide an overview of the ORR online data collection system, DCIPHER, on Jan. 17, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is not required to join the webinar via Adobe Connect. Participants can log onto https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/r6ooog3mlz5/ to participate. To listen to the audio portion, dial 1-800-475-4962 and enter participant passcode 4330935. Jurisdictions experiencing difficulties using the ORR online data collection system (DCIPHER) can contact dcipher-orr@cdc.gov or submit a technical assistance request via On-TRAC to receive assistance. In addition,…

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January Computer Modeling Program RealOpt POD Training Session

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

RealOpt POD is a computer modeling program that can help medical countermeasure (MCM) planners design POD sites and treatment clinics. Virtual, instructor-led RealOpt classes on point-of-dispensing (POD) sites are available. The free virtual classes are designed to provide participants with a better understanding of the functions of the RealOpt computer modeling program and its usefulness in validating POD throughput rates and staff resource allocations. The CDC Diversion of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) encourages POD managers, local and state MCM…

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Webinar: Catastrophic Medical Surge Planning: Responding to Sheltering Needs during Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

The NACCHO Surge Management Workgroup invites preparedness and response professionals from local health departments and their partners to attend “Catastrophic Medical Surge Planning: Responding to Sheltering Needs during Hurricanes Harvey and Irma,” a NACCHO-hosted webinar. The webinar will take place on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 1-2 p.m., ET. During this webinar, presenters will provide attendees with insights from their experiences leading sheltering activity in response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Additionally, attendees will be able to describe strategies for optimizing…

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Webinar: Designing a Dynamic Workforce with Emergenetics®

January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar

Title: Designing a Dynamic Workforce with Emergenetics® Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 3:00pm-4:00pm ET Registration Link: http://bit.ly/2CN5feA Description: Emergenetics® is a brain-based psychometric tool that promotes awareness of thinking and behavioral preferences that helps to explain how people respond to various management and leadership situations. Join speakers Mary Kate Allee certified Emergenetics® trainer from the National Association of County and City Health Officials and Beth Jones from The Greater Clark Foundation to learn about this strengths-based assessment. The webinar will…

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February 2018

Webinar: Emergency Preparedness for Rural Health Clinics

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar
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Local health departments can attend and share this webinar opportunity with relevant healthcare organizations and providers in their community. The Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) is hosting a webinar with Mark Lynn on Emergency Preparedness for Rural Health Clinics. Mark will cover the emergency preparedness (EP) rules and regulations and what rural health clinics should have had in place as of November 2017. Mark will also cover what is expected as a provider-based clinic in conjunction to what the critical access hospital has in…

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Register Now: Pediatric Issues in Disasters

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join your colleagues on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 1-2:30, ET, for a webinar featuring pediatric professionals at the federal, state, regional, and local levels sharing tangible examples and best practices of how to integrate pediatric issues in healthcare preparedness plans, trainings, and exercises. Due to high interest in this webinar, space is extremely limited; register now! If registration is closed, email ASPR and they will send you the link to the recording within 24 hours of webinar completion. Click here to access…

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Webinar: Help After a Disaster for Private Non-Profits and Houses of Worship – Potential Sources of Financial Assistance

February 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships and FEMA invite you to a webinar on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, to learn more about potential financial assistance options for private non-profits and houses of worship after a disaster. This webinar provides faith-based and non-profit leaders – as well as state, local, tribal, and territorial emergency managers – with an overview of FEMA’s Public Assistance Program and Policy Guidance changes; the U.S. Small Business Administration's disaster assistance…

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CDC Second Wednesday Webinar: Updates to OnTRAC Portal

February 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The February Second Wednesday Webinar is scheduled for 1 to 2 p.m., EST, on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Staff from CDC’s Capacity Building Branch will discuss and demonstrate use of and 2018 updates to the Online Technical Resource and Assistance Center (OnTRAC).  Registration is not required to join the webinar via Adobe Connect. Participants can log onto https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/r6ooog3mlz5/ to view the webinar. To listen to the audio portion via a phone line, dial 1-800-475-4962 and enter participant passcode 4330935. Continuing education…

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In Person Workshop and Live Webcast: Strategies for Promoting the Safe Use and Appropriate Prescribing of Prescription Opioids

February 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
National Press Club, 529 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20045 United States
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The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy is hosting a public workshop titled, "Strategies for Promoting the Safe Use and Appropriate Prescribing of Prescription Opioids,” which will take place on, February 15, 2018, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the National Press Club, located at 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045. REGISTER HERE The current opioid epidemic remains a major public health crisis. In response to growing rates of opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose, stakeholders across the U.S. healthcare…

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