Introduction To Risk Communication


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Course Description

This course is provided by John Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness and will require a secondary login and/or registration.


In this presentation, Dr. Parker examines the different factors that affect both how to discuss disasters with people and how that information is processed.


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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe goals of effective risk communication

  2. Describe four theoretical models of risk communication

  3. List five factors that affect risk perception

  4. Describe three ways to enhance trust and credibility


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1 hr.



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