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Public Health Emergency Preparedness Certificate

Students will be able to identify core components of an emergency management system and apply this to public health systems. Key public health values and a shared public health vision as guiding principles in crisis situations and preparing for, responding to, and recovering from acts of terrorism.

Students will be able to describe: components of emergency management response and apply them to public health, construction of an emergency management organization, how policy options can influence public health in crisis situations and learners will know the major legal framework for emergency and disaster response, how terrorism policy decisions can influence public health; including response to active acts of terrorism and learners will know the major response aspects regarding acts of terrorism.

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Full-time Duration  
Starting in: Fall / Spring
Tuition Fee: $26,516
Location: FairbornOHUnited States

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Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will have knowledge about the aspects of emergency management systems needed to work as a public health professional.     
  • Students will demonstrate respect for all persons and all cultures.
  • Students will develop awareness for personal/family emergency preparedness plans.
  • Students will discuss how to improve public health’s organizational capacity in the event of a disaster, emergency or crisis.
  • Students will recognize the role of cultural, social, and behavioral factors in the accessibility, availability, acceptability and delivery of public health/health services in crisis situations and in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from acts of terrorism.
  • Students will use individual, team and organizational learning opportunities for personal and professional development.

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