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Best Practices for Facilities Management in Public Health Emergencies


Facilities management is a critical element of pandemic preparedness and response, including for COVID-19. In this recorded webinar, we present essential content designed for public health practitioners and their stakeholders on best practices for facilities management to help optimize response to evolving pandemic threats. The content is directly related to current and future considerations for COVID-19 and other emerging pandemic threats. 

**Instructions to access the recording will be provided after you register.** 

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • describe the relationship between the public health emergency preparedness system and facilities management;
  • define the term ‘ready’ in the context of the ‘ready, willing, and able’ model as it relates to facilities management in public health emergencies;
  • describe the relevance of non-pharmaceutical interventions to facilities management in public health emergencies;
  • list two relevant examples of resource allocation considerations of relevance to facilities management in public health emergencies ; and
  • name two types of hierarchy of controls for facilities management in public health emergencies. 

Target Audience
This presentation is appropriate for public health practitioners involved in preparedness efforts and their community-based partners. 

Instructor
Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he has a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management. His areas of expertise include public health emergency readiness and response; mental health aspects of public health emergency response; and organizational culture change issues facing health departments in building a ready public health workforce. The recipient of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Cofounders Award for Excellence in Crisis Intervention/Trauma Research and the National Association of Counties Achievement Award, Barnett holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a medical degree from The Ohio State University. He regularly provides training in public health core competencies and public health preparedness. 

Technology Requirements
This recorded webinar is presented through the Vimeo Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required.
Creation Date

This training was recorded 12/7/20.
For more information about this course or for assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.
If you require an accommodation to participate in this training, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.

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Examining Public Health Workers’ Perceptions toward Response Expectations in Disasters: Climate Change Considerations

People wearing masksThis recorded webinar describes the latest research on public health and health care workers’ perceptions toward fulfilling disaster response expectations against the backdrop of an ever-broadening array of threats to population health relating to climate change, including emergent infectious diseases and more frequent severe weather events. The presentation will include evidence-informed interventions based on mixed-methods research, for boosting responders’ willingness to perform role expectations amid climate change-related disaster scenarios.




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**Instructions to access the recording will be provided after you register.**

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this recorded webinar, participants will be able to:

  • describe types of emergency and disaster impacts exerted by climate change;
  • characterize public health and health care workers’ scenario-based willingness to respond to climate change-related emergent threats; and
  • describe evidence-informed training approaches to boost public health providers’ willingness to participate in institutional response and recovery activities in the context of climate change. 

Target Audience
This recorded webinar is appropriate for professionals, academics, and students interest in climate change as well as climate-concerned citizens.

Instructor
Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH is an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Technology Requirements
This recorded webinar is presented through the Vimeo Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required.
Creation Date

This training was recorded 11/12/20.
For more information about this course or for assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.
If you require an accommodation to participate in this training, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.

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The Haddon Matrix: A Systematic Approach for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response


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Collaborate with emergency responders at all levels by communicating using the Haddon Matrix.

Part 1 provides an introductory overview of the Haddon Matrix as a flexible, scalable tool for public health agencies in the emergency planning and response efforts.

Part 2 engages trainees with a real-time interactive example of building a Haddon Matrix to address an infectious disease emergency event.




**Instructions to access the recordings will be provided after you register.**
 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • discuss the history of the development of the Haddon Matrix;
  • link injury prevention epidemiology and all-hazards disaster preparedness;
  • describe the Haddon Matrix’s use as a planning tool;
  • describe the Haddon Matrix’s applicability to all-hazards preparedness model;
  • apply the Haddon Matrix to dirty bomb planning; and
  • apply the Haddon Matrix to pandemic planning. 

Target Audience
This training is appropriate for public health practitioners involved in planning and response efforts for public health emergencies. 

Instructor
Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health & Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he has a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management. His areas of expertise include public health emergency readiness and response, mental health aspects of public health emergency response, and organizational culture change issues facing health departments in building a ready public health workforce. The recipient of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Cofounders Award for Excellence in Crisis Intervention/Trauma Research and the National Association of Counties Achievement Award, Barnett earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a medical degree from The Ohio State University. He regularly provides training in public health core competencies and public health preparedness. 

Technology Requirements
This recorded webinar series is presented through the Vimeo Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required.
Creation Date

This training was recorded in fall 2020.
For more information about this course or for assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.
If you require an accommodation to participate in this training, please email marphtc@pitt.edu as soon as possible.

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Recovery Considerations for Public Health Agencies Following Emergencies and Disasters

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Public health agencies face unprecedented challenges in addressing an ever-broadening array of threats to population health. Against this backdrop, public health agencies’ recovery-phase activities are vital for facilitating the resilience of disaster-impacted communities. This presentation describes the roles of public health agencies’ recovery-phase activities and highlight evidence-informed, relevant, practice-based considerations for public health workers in the context of disaster recovery.





**Instructions to access the course will be provided after you register.**

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this video, participants will be able to:

    • describe how the recovery fits into the “disaster life cycle;”
    • list three recovery-phase challenges for public health agencies following public health emergencies and disasters; and
    • describe the role of efficacy in the context of successful recovery-phase activities for public health workers.

Target Audience
This presentation is appropriate for all public health practitioners, community health workers, and clinicians.

Continuing Education Credit
Continuing Education credits certified public health professionals (CPH-CE, 1 hour) and certified health education specialists (CHES, 1 entry) are available. To receive credit, participants must attend from beginning to end and complete an evaluation; no partial credit will be given. MAR-PHTC is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Provider ID# MEP 100475 

Instructor
Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health & Engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) where he has joint appointments in the Department of Health Policy and Management, and in the Department of Health, Behavior and Society. He directs the Public Health Preparedness Certificate Program at JHSPH. His research interests include evidence-based approaches to identifying and addressing gaps in public health emergency and disaster prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery systems. Barnett earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a Master of Public Health from JHSPH, and a medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins General Preventive Medicine Residency Program. 

Technology Requirements
This recorded webinar is presented through the Vimeo Internet-based platform. A computer with high-speed internet connection and the ability to download and run this platform is required.

For more information about this course or for assistance with registration, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.

If you require an accommodation to participate in this training, contact marphtc@pitt.edu.

Creation Date
This training was recorded January 6, 2022.

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