Successful Strategies for Integration and Emergency Preparedness Programs in Planning and Practice


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Course Description

This course is provided by South Central Partnership and will require a secondary login and/or registration.

This broadcast convenes a panel of subject matter experts from both immunization and emergency preparedness programs to address national policy recommendations developed by the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM). Program faculty will uncover and highlight the best approaches to achieve AIM’s recommended goals by pulling from experiences with the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. Faculty will discuss successes and challenges as well as identify how successful relationships can be forged and maintained between the programs to improve emergency response efforts. Note: This course was originally delivered as a satellite broadcast.                                                                                                     

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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Highlight ways to strengthen collaborations between emergency preparedness and immunization programs
  2. Describe ways to overcome budget-related challenges during crisis situations
  3. Discuss challenges and lessons learned from the 2009 H1N1 response
  4. Provide examples on how communication challenges were overcome during the H1N1 response
  5. Discuss resource sharing and allocation between programs during disaster response
  6. Describe the impact of organizational structure on each program’s ability to collaborate

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2 hrs.


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