HSEM F403 Public Health in Emergencies

This course focuses on the role public health plays in the disaster lifecycle and emergency management. Public Health is a relatively new concept in emergency management. Topics including public health's role in fostering community resilience, medical intelligence and disease monitoring, behavioral health recovery, ethical considerations and planning for vulnerable and special needs populations are examined.
Date:
2015
Primary Material Type:
Online Course
Institution:
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Project Name:
UAF HEART - Health Education Alaska Rural Training
TAACCCT Round:
2

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
The courses have recently been developed as a bridge for Paramedics to a Bachelor Degree Program. The courses were reviewed by the industry partner, the Fire Chief at Ketchikan Fire Department.
Industry Sector:
Public Administration -- National Security and International Affairs (928)
Occupation:
Management Occupations (11-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Bachelors Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • Upper division of Bachelors degree or equivalent
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Other Rubric
Course Note:
Course is part of the Bachelor of Emergency Management program

Accessibility

Formal Accessibility Policy:
https://www.uaf.edu/disability/policies/

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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