Risk Communication


This presentation by Tara Rybka, MPH, gives you an overview of risk communication and its implementation, and provides tips on how to deal with the general public in a crisis situation.

These learning modules, created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness.

This course is provided by the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness Center.

Educational Objectives:

1. To define risk communication
2. To encounter theories of risk communication
3. To learn basic strategies for implementing risk communication
4. To identify and correct common misconceptions about risk communication
5. To find resources for further study