Vulnerable Populations during a Pandemic Influenza Event (Pan Flu Preparedness for LHDs, Session 8)


This presentation, developed by Phyllis Gray, MPH, gives you an overview of planning for vulnerable populations in the event of an influenza pandemic.

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

Educational Objectives
Define vulnerability
Identify groups in each of the categories of vulnerability
Discuss basic steps in planning for the groups of vulnerable populations

Competencies Addressed:
Applied Epidemiology
Recognize the existence of a public health problem
Identify special populations in the community that may be significant in addressing public health problems
Identify standard categories used to define special populations
Use knowledge of specific sociocultural factors in the population