Emergency Preparedness Plans

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Iowa's Strategic National Stockpile Program

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There are five sections in this course:

  1. Section 1: Introduction and Overview
  2. Section 2: Requesting SNS Assets
  3. Section 3: SNS Assets
  4. Section 4: Receipt, Allocation, and Distribution of Medical Assets
  5. Section 5: Points of Dispensing (PODs)

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections....

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Volunteer Management for Public Health

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Course Summary

There are five sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Types of Volunteers
  • Section 2: Important Considerations When Using Volunteers
  • Section 3: VOLAGs, MRC, DMATs
  • Section 4: Developing a Volunteer Program
  • Section 5: Orientation, Training, and Deployment

There are review questions at the end of modules. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in...

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Overall Aspects of Managing an Agency

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The University of Iowa College of Public Health's Upper Midwest Public Health
Training Center (UMPHTC), in cooperation with the Iowa Counties Public Health
Association (ICPHA), has developed a series of practiced-based educational
programs targeted toward new public health administrators and nursing
administrators. The programs are part of the Institute's continuing effort to
provide training to strengthen the skills and knowledge of the current public
...

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Knowledge of Public Health

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Course Summary

The University of Iowa College of Public Health's Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center (UMPHTC), in cooperation with the Iowa Counties Public Health Association (ICPHA), has developed a series of practiced-based educational programs targeted toward new public health administrators and nursing administrators. The programs are part of the Institute's continuing effort to provide training to strengthen the skills and knowledge of the current public health...

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Ready or Not: A Family Preparedness Scenario

This course provides training in emergency preparedness for the families of first responders, focusing on protective actions your family can take prior to a disaster

Intended Audience

local public health administrators and local county emergency managers.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Recognizefirst responders’ needs for family preparedness planning
  • Assembleall-hazard emergency supply...
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PIO/JIC Toolkit

Course Summary

1. Title: PIO/JIC Toolkit

2. Keywords/Themes:

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Course Description:

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Intended Audience: Public Information officers (PIOs)

5. Learning Objectives:

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Pre-requisites/Learning Level: None

7. Competencies addressed:

8. CEUs Offered: N/A

9. Cost: Free

10. Modality/format: Online Self-Pace

11. Length: hour

12. Presenter(s) and/or Content
Experts:

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Contact Investigation

Course Summary

1. Title: Contact Investigation

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Course Description:

this
training provides an overview of contact investigation as an essential strategy
for preventing and controlling serious communicable diseases.

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Intended Audience:

5. Learning Objectives:

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Define contact investigation (CI)...

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IS 26 - Guide to Points of Distribution

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Course Summary

This guide was developed to support the Points of Distribution (POD) overview video and provide an in depth look into the planning, operations, and demobilization stages of a POD mission. The lessons detail the staffing and procedures any state will need to plan for, execute, and shut down POD operations. The guide also includes key lessons such as safety, equipment, and resource accountability and informs the reader about the “Adopt a POD” program being used by the...

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IS 546 - Continuity of Operations

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Course Summary

1. Title: IS 546 - Continuity of Operations

2. Keywords/Themes: Seasonal Influenza, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), Pandemic Influenza, Activation, After-Action Report, Antibiotic, Antibody, Antiviral, Asymptomatic, Carrier, Concept of Operations, Continuity Advisory Group (CAG), Continuity Facility, Continuity of Operations, Continuity Plan, Continuity Program Management Cycle, Corrective Action Program (...

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IS 806 - ESF 6: Mass Care, Emergency Assistance, Housing, and Human Services

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Course Summary

1. Title: IS 806 - ESF #6: Mass Care, Emergency Assistance, Housing, and Human Services

2. Keywords/Themes: Accessible, Acquisition Procedures, Agency, Allocated Resources, Area Command, Badging, Cache, Certifying Personnel, Chain of Command, Continuity of Government (COG), Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP), Critical Infrastructure, Demobilization, Department of Operations Center (DOC), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Emergency,...

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