Crisis Leadership - Leadership at the Speed of Light


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Course Description

This course is provided by The North Carolina Institute for Public Health and will require a secondary login and/or registration.


This course is provided by the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness Center. You will need to complete a separate registration to have access to this course. Click the course title, then choose register on the course page. When you have finished, print off your certificate from North Carolina, then return to the LMS and choose Mark Complete from the action menu in the Learning Plan in your Workspace.


This presentation by Donna Dinkin, MPH, gives you an overview of crisis leadership and gives public health workers a framework to use in preparing to respond to a crisis.


Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.


Target Audience

This course is designed for all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC-CH School of Public Health and are equivalent to graduate level content.


Learning Objectives

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify three ways that crisis leadership is different from crisis management.
  2. Describe at least three skills, or competencies, needed by a Crisis Leader.
  3. Identify critical components of a crisis preparedness framework.


Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

  1. 1.1: Solve problems under emergency conditions.


Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

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Credit /CEU

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1 hr.



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Course Publication Date

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