Risk Communication in Public Health Emergencies


This course is an introduction to risk and crisis communication during a public health emergency. The latest theory from the literature and applied concepts from agency recommendations are covered. This course is a hands-on, case-study based application of risk communication theory and practice. Theory and concepts are taught in the context of extensive examples and practice problems interspersed throughout the lectures. By the end of this course, the participant will have learned and practiced a variety of tools in the formation of risk communication messages.