Txt Me L8 Breaking Health Info: Text Messaging for Public Health Emergencies


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Course Description

This webinar is provided by Northwest Center for Public Health Practice and will require a secondary login and/or registration. 

This webinar will familiarize attendees with Short Message Service (aka SMS or "text messaging"). We will include findings from audience and industry research we have conducted, as well as share lessons learned from text messaging programs we have implemented.

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Learning Objectives

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

  1. Explain the benefits and limitations of text messaging for public health emergencies
  2. Describe what specific audiences want in a public health texting program
  3. Identify legal and logistical considerations with text messaging programs

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Credit /CEU

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1 hr 10 mins 


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