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Terrorism, Preparedness and Public Health: An Introduction


The School of Public Health at the University of Albany is offering this course to help public health workers understand their role in emergency response in a range of potential or possible emergencies and to recognize unusual events that might indicate an emergency and describe appropriate action. A minor focus is the chain of command in emergency response.

Participants who engage in all lessons of the course and who successfully complete the exam (80% or higher within two tries) will be eligible for 6 hours CME/CHES or 7.2 hours CNE.

The course is free and open to the public.

Primary Toolkit:

EQUIPh Toolkit

Keyword Area:

All-Hazards, Epidemiology, Incident Command System


Institutional Author:

School of Public Health at the University of Albany, New York





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