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January 2020

FEMA Webinar: National Exercise Program (NEP) Overview

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

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Exercise Program (NEP) will hold two 60-minute webinars to inform the whole community about the benefits of being a part of the NEP and how to nominate an exercise for 2020. NEP provides free assistance to state, local, tribal, territorial partners, nonprofits and the private sector with exercise design, development, conduct, and evaluation. Findings from whole community exercises are used to directly inform national preparedness efforts to include in the National Preparedness Report. To learn more about…

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Webinar: Stronger Together: Healthcare Coalitions in Rural and Frontier Areas

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Natural and man-made emergencies can have complex and devastating effects for any jurisdiction. However, rural and frontier communities face unique challenges to preparing for and responding to potential threats. Healthcare coalitions (HCC) are multidisciplinary groups that include representatives from public health, emergency management, emergency medical services, hospitals, and other community partners. Through the HCC, these organizations are able to enhance jurisdictional preparedness and response capabilities by coordinating planning efforts; creating and sharing resources and best practices; hosting trainings and conducting…

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Webinar: Communication Partnerships for Public Health Emergencies

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In an emergency, how do you share potentially life-saving information with those people who are hardest to reach? The answer—sometimes the only answer—is by working with partners who can reach those hard-to-reach populations. Please join CDC’s Emergency Partners Information Connection (EPIC) on January 29 at 1 p.m. ET for a webinar on communication partnerships for public health emergencies. Topics will include how to plan and build partnerships, how to make partnerships mutually beneficial, and how to work with partners to share…

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February 2020

Webinar: After the Medical Surge: Promoting Resilience and Identifying Risk Factors for the Development of Traumatic Stress

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hosted by the Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals, this 1-hour lecture is designed to discuss psychological after-effects for children, adolescents, and their families associated with experiencing a traumatic event.  Learning objectives are as follows: Define psychological trauma Recall best practices for promoting resiliency and supporting families after a traumatic event including a medical surge event Understand the impact of medical trauma for pediatric populations Describe risk factors for the development of acute stress disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder Identify…

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Webinar – 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Part II: Health Care Provider Legal Preparedness

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The second webinar of the two-part 2019-nCoV legal preparedness webinar series will provide an overview of legal preparedness and response measures for health care personnel and entities, including hospitals and health systems. This webinar will feature speakers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals, who will focus on legal considerations for health care providers in preparing for and responding to possible infectious disease outbreaks such as…

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Webinar: Developing a Healthcare Coalition Pediatric Surge Annex

February 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The 2019-2023 HPP Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) requires healthcare coalitions (HCCs) to develop a coalition-level pediatric annex that complements their base medical surge/trauma mass casualty response plans. This annex would improve regional capacity and capabilities to manage a surge of pediatric patients. This webinar, hosted by ASPR TRACIE, supplements the “Pediatric Annex Planning” workshop convened at the 2019 National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference, and features national experts discussing guidance, resources, and lessons learned to help HCCs develop a pediatric surge…

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Webinar: From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Middle Atlantic Region is hosting a webinar, From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health (2:00-3:00pm ET), to explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and highlight the essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention. The purpose of this class is to provide an introduction to the world of evidence based public health and to give those already familiar with EBPH useful information…

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March 2020

Webinar: Highly Pathogenic Infectious Disease Training and Exercise Resources

March 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

ASPR TRACIE and the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) are conducting a joint webinar focused on Highly Pathogenic Infectious Disease Training and Exercise Resourceson March 5, 1:30-3:00 PM ET. During this webinar, speakers will highlight new online courses and exercise templates. Register today!

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Webinar: The ABC’s of Administrative Law in Public Health Practice: Part 1

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Administrative law touches nearly every aspect of modern life, and many areas of public health practice are, in fact, specialized fields of administrative law. Administrative law guides the regulation of food safety, water quality, housing conditions, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, occupational safety and health, and medical practice, among other areas. It governs implementation and enforcement of public health policies and programs from retail licensing and lead paint inspections to quarantine orders and eligibility and disbursement decisions for public benefits like Medicaid…

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Webinar: The ABC’s of Administrative Law in Public Health Practice: Part 2

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Administrative law touches nearly every aspect of modern life, and many areas of public health practice are, in fact, specialized fields of administrative law. Administrative law guides the regulation of food safety, water quality, housing conditions, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, occupational safety and health, and medical practice, among other areas. It governs implementation and enforcement of public health policies and programs from retail licensing and lead paint inspections to quarantine orders and eligibility and disbursement decisions for public benefits like Medicaid…

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