Working in a Point of Dispensing (POD)


Course Overview 

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Course Description

This course is provided by University at Albany - School of Public Health and will require a secondary login and/or registration. 

There are a number of situations where local public health departments might need to mobilize a point of distribution (POD) to dispense medication or vaccinate a large group of people. "Working in a POD" provides you with an understanding of what a POD is, how it operates, and what functional roles you may be assigned as a volunteer serving in a POD.                                                                                       

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Target Audience

This course is designed for anyone who might be asked to work in a public health POD, including public health staff members.

Learning Objectives

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Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

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Professional/Disciplinary Competencies

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Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU

  • CNE: 1.0
  • AMA/ PRA Physician’s Recognition Award: 1.0
  • CE: 1.0


1 hr.


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Course Publication Date

January 2015