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Center for Public Health Preparedness

  1. 1. A-CPHP Reverse Site Visit Atlanta, GA March 10, 2004
  2. 2. <ul><li>School Representatives and Partners in Attendance: </li></ul><ul><li>Peter J. Levin, ScD, MPH (PI) </li></ul><ul><li>Guthrie Birkhead, MD, MPH (Co-PI) </li></ul><ul><li>Robert G. Westphal, MD, MPH (Director) </li></ul><ul><li>Joanne Cocozzoli, RN, MS (LHD Partner) </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Alfred Persily, MPH (SPH Assoc Dean, Academic Affairs) </li></ul><ul><li>Carol Young, PhD (SPH Director, Continuing Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Margaret R. Watson (CPHP Program Coordinator) </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Partners Participating By Telephone: </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Michael Caldwell, MD, MPH (Commissioner, Dutchess County Health Department and current NYSACHO president) </li></ul><ul><li>Sabrina Jaar Marzouka, JD, MPH (Education Director, Dutchess County) </li></ul><ul><li>David Cote (Special Asst. to Commissioner, Vermont DOH) </li></ul><ul><li>Kelly Gordon, MA (Training & Development Manager, Vermont DOH) </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Mission: </li></ul><ul><li>To strengthen public health preparedness for state and local public health professionals and their community partners. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Geographic Coverage: </li></ul><ul><li>New York State </li></ul><ul><li>(outside NYC) </li></ul><ul><li>Vermont </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>NYS has the 4th largest rural population in the country (Rural and School Community Trust Report, 2000) </li></ul><ul><li>More rural Americans live in NYS than in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming combined. </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture remains the leading industry and 32,000 farms cover a quarter of the total land area of the state (Farmland Information Library 1997). </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>UAlbany CPHP Specialty Areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rural public health professionals and populations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance learning expertise and capability (satellite, videostreaming, on-line coursework) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>“ Leadership and Strategic Planning” </li></ul><ul><li>Public Health Training and Education Before and After CPHP </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>Public Health Training and Education Infrastructure before UAlbany CPHP </li></ul><ul><li>NYS DOH - University at Albany SPH </li></ul><ul><li>Memorandum of Understanding </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Before CPHP </li></ul><ul><li>Strong partnership NYSDOH </li></ul><ul><li>MPH on-site </li></ul><ul><li>Northeast Public Health Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure for Continuing Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance learning (satellite broadcasts with statewide focus) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accreditation CME, CEU – offered in NYS only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participant evaluations paper-based </li></ul></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><ul><li>Funded Collaboration with NYS DOH Public Health Workforce Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Health 101 and Basic Environmental Health Course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long-term care surveyor training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T2B2 - Third Thursday Breakfast Broadcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women’s Health Grand Rounds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preventive Medicine Residency </li></ul></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>Funded September 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Columbia Mailman SPH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UMDNJ SPH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U Albany SPH </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Competency-based continuing education plan </li></ul>
  13. 16. After CPHP <ul><ul><li>Distance Learning Infrastructure Enhanced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Satellite broadcasts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On-line courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Automated evaluation system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NYSDOH investment in telecommunications </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><ul><li>Satellite Broadcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional video producer hired (supported by several projects) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National reach – 50 states </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web-streaming 24/7 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 18. Capacity for On-Line Course Development
  16. 19. <ul><li>Evaluation Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Automated analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Computer-generated reports </li></ul><ul><li>On-line evaluation, pre-test and post-test for CME, CEU, CHES </li></ul>
  17. 21. <ul><li>Year One Activities </li></ul><ul><li>July 2002 – July 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>2,000-4,000 Public Health professionals reached </li></ul>
  18. 22. <ul><li>Six 3-5 Day Courses </li></ul><ul><li>(total participants = 349) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicable Disease/Bioterrorism/Epidemiology (2-3 credits or non-credit) collaboration with NYS DOH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disease Forecasting with Geographic Information Systems: West Nile Virus (2 credits) collaboration with NYS DOH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Zoonotic Diseases (2-3 credits) collaboration with NYS DOH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NY SEMO Drill and Exercise Design (certificate of completion) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparing for Biological, Chemical & Radiological Threats (certificate of completion) collaboration with NYS DOH </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Year One (cont.) </li></ul>
  19. 23. <ul><li>Six 1-day workshops across NYS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(total participants = 150) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Addressed PH core competencies, Basic ICS, “BT 101” and interactive scenario of an infectious outbreak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Core competencies material shared by Columbia CPHP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audience included local health department Directors, Educators, BT Coordinators, Comm. Disease Nurses, Sanitarians </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>41 of 57 NYS counties participated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year One (cont.) </li></ul></ul>
  20. 24. <ul><li>Preparedness Grand Rounds Series: </li></ul><ul><li>Included Five Live Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>(total attendees at SPH = 240) </li></ul><ul><li>Three Satellite Broadcasts: </li></ul><ul><li>446 New York State participants reported </li></ul><ul><li>136-144 sites registered </li></ul><ul><li>28-33 states participated </li></ul><ul><li>200 videotaped copies of programs distributed to all NYS LHDs, VT DOH, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Year One (cont.) </li></ul>
  21. 25. <ul><li>Preparedness Grand Rounds Series Topics: </li></ul><ul><li>Dec 02: The Role of the Media During Public Health Emergencies* </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 03: Challenges in the Detection & Identification of Biologic Events** </li></ul><ul><li>Jan 03: Smallpox Vaccination Plan and Implementation* ( presented in collaboration with T2B2) </li></ul><ul><li>Feb 03: Terrorism Preparedness: Chemical & Radiological Threats ** </li></ul><ul><li>* Satellite broadcast ** Live presentation at SPH </li></ul><ul><li>Year One (cont.) </li></ul>
  22. 26. <ul><li>Preparedness Grand Rounds Series Topics: </li></ul><ul><li>Mar 03: Terrorism Preparedness: Effecting Local Response from a National Plan* </li></ul><ul><li>Apr 03: Public Health, Emergency Preparedness & Ensuring Civil Rights During Crisis ( collaboration with the Northeast Public Health Leadership Institute) </li></ul><ul><li>Apr 03: Surveillance Systems for Biological and Other Events </li></ul><ul><li>May 03: Enteric Diseases: Real Threats to our Public’s Health </li></ul><ul><li>* Satellite broadcast ** Live presentation at SPH </li></ul><ul><li>Year One (cont.) </li></ul>
  23. 27. <ul><li>“ Customer and Market Focus” </li></ul><ul><li>CPHP Impact on Public Health Training </li></ul><ul><li>and Education Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership Building </li></ul><ul><li>SPH Capacity Building </li></ul>
  24. 28. <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><li>to understand organizations and systems that make up New York State’s public health infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>to identify strategies to strengthen its capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>to make appropriate recommendations for improvement </li></ul>Public Health Council Infrastructure Work Group
  25. 29. Enumeration of PH Workforce <ul><li>More than 12,700 FTE public health workers in NYS </li></ul><ul><li>43% in New York State Department of Health/Health Research Incorporated </li></ul><ul><li>57% in local health departments </li></ul>
  26. 30. Composition of NYS Work Force in Local Health Departments Source: 2000-01 PH Leadership Institute Project Survey
  27. 31. Survey of Public Health Workforce by Public Health Council <ul><li>Representative sample counties surveyed </li></ul><ul><li>LHDs reported substantial need for continuing education </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging public health issues consistently identified as of great need </li></ul>
  28. 32. Survey of Public Health Workforce by Public Health Council <ul><li>Access to training constrained by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poorly designed training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competing priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inaccessible times and locations </li></ul></ul>
  29. 33. <ul><li>CPHP Needs Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Focus groups </li></ul><ul><li>Program evaluations </li></ul><ul><li>All feedback collected during Year One reinforced Year Two plans to focus resources on building distance learning capacity and products to enhance preparedness efforts. </li></ul>
  30. 35. <ul><li>CPHP Focus Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Focus group from 3 LHDs reviewed proposed on-line BT outline and objectives. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus group from 5 LHDs defined training needs for the Spring ’04 course for LHD staff </li></ul>
  31. 36. Activities Year Two August 2003 - present <ul><ul><li>Preparedness Grand Round Series: monthly satellite broadcast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Terrorism, Preparedness and Public Health: An Introduction: o n-line course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency Preparedness in Schools: Prevention, Response and Recovery: course developed in collaboration with UAlbany School of Education (Summer Session 2004, 3 credits) </li></ul></ul>
  32. 37. Preparedness Grand Rounds Series: <ul><li>Complete series offered via satellite broadcast </li></ul><ul><li>Rebroadcast each 9 a.m. program at 4 p.m. (effective January 2004) to promote site registration outside EST </li></ul><ul><li>All broadcasts available via our web-site as Real Player web-streaming files </li></ul><ul><li>Re-distributing all programs via videotape (free) </li></ul><ul><li>Year Two (cont.) </li></ul>
  33. 39. Satellite Broadcast Audience Report
  34. 40. Post-Broadcast Distribution Report
  35. 41. <ul><li>CPHP Partnership Building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BT Training Partnership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Partners (e.g., Iroquois Healthcare Alliance, Hudson Headwaters Health Network, Oneida Nation) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NYS DOH Offices (e.g., Bureau of Communicable Disease Control, Emergency Preparedness Training Office, Center for Environmental Health, EMS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VT DOH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governor’s Office of Public Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Health Department Professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York State Association of County Health Officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Guard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NY State Police </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NY NJ Public Health Training Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UAlbany School of Education </li></ul></ul>
  36. 42. <ul><li>Role of New York State Department of Health in developing and assisting collaborations and partnerships </li></ul>
  37. 43. NYSDOH Preparedness Training Advisory Group Key partners for collaboration and integration <ul><li>Academic Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University at Albany CPHP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Columbia CPHP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NYU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NY/NJ Public Health Training Center </li></ul></ul>
  38. 44. <ul><li>Professional Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York State Association of County Health Officials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Society of the State of New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York State Nurses Association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Care Association of New York State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater New York Hospital Association </li></ul></ul>NYSDOH Preparedness Training Advisory Group Key partners cont.
  39. 45. NYSDOH Preparedness Training Advisory Group Key partners cont. <ul><li>Professional Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York State Public Health Association </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York State Dental Society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Association of Homes and Services for the Aging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Health Centers Association of New York State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home Care Association of New York State </li></ul></ul>
  40. 46. NYSDOH Preparedness Training Advisory Group Key partners cont. <ul><li>Other State Agencies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Division of Criminal Justice Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office of Mental Health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Emergency Management Office </li></ul></ul>
  41. 47. NYSDOH Preparedness Training Advisory Group Key partners cont. <ul><li>Other Organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American Indian Health Care Facility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Onondaga County Health Department </li></ul></ul>
  42. 48. NYSDOH Training for Local Health Departments <ul><li>Training to complement UAlbany CPHP mission to enhance preparedness of the public health workforce </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training for all roles associated with smallpox vaccination clinics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joint training on Forensic Epidemiology for law enforcement and local health departments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Packaging and shipping of infectious clinical specimens </li></ul></ul>
  43. 49. NYSDOH Training for Local Health Departments <ul><li>Training to complement University at Albany CPHP mission to enhance preparedness of the public health workforce </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SARS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Laboratory issues </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact tracing and epidemiology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Isolation and quarantine </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Data reporting and management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical diagnosis, treatment and management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Standard respiratory precautions </li></ul></ul></ul>
  44. 50. NYSDOH Training for Local Health Departments <ul><li>Training to complement University at Albany CPHP mission to enhance preparedness of the public health workforce </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training for Public and Environmental Health Response Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development and implementation of drills and exercises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk Communications </li></ul></ul>
  45. 51. <ul><li>Local Health Department Partnerships and Collaboration </li></ul>
  46. 52. LHD Feedback Joanne Cocozzoli, RN, MS Assistant Director of Prevention and Patient Services/BT Coordinator Schenectady County Public Health <ul><ul><li>Week-long Communicable Disease Course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Satellite broadcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-line course development </li></ul></ul>
  47. 53. <ul><li>“ Information and Analysis” </li></ul><ul><li>CPHP Impact on Development and Dissemination of Education and Training </li></ul>
  48. 54. Certificate In Public Health <ul><li>Designed for local, state and national public health workers interested in formal public health training </li></ul><ul><li>Builds on SPH goal to provide professional public health education (MD, RN, Pharm D) </li></ul><ul><li>Serves to attract public health professionals into advanced degree programs (MPH, DrPH) </li></ul><ul><li>Courses offered by distance learning and traditional classroom-based format </li></ul>
  49. 55. Graduate Certificate Program (MPH core = 18 hours) <ul><ul><li>EPI 501: Principles and Methods of Epidemiology I </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EPI 503: Principles of Public Health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>STA 552: Principles of Statistical Inference I </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HPM 500: Health Care Organization, Delivery & Financing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HPM 525: Social & Behavioral Aspects of Public Health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EHT 590: Introduction to Environmental Health </li></ul></ul>
  50. 56. Specific Preparedness Topics Covered within MPH Core: <ul><li>Epidemiology 501 : 2 ½ hr session on syndromic surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>Epidemiology 503: assignment to review and comment on CPHP Preparedness Grand Round Series program </li></ul><ul><li>HPM 525 : Paper on stress and coping post- 9/11 </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Health 590 : 2 ½ hr session on BT and PH Preparedness, with lecture, discussion and groups working through an emergency scenario </li></ul>
  51. 57. CDC/ASPH Cooperative Agreement for Academic Health Departments <ul><li>One Year Grant: Pilot project based on UA SPH/NYS DOH model with goals to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage SPH students to intern at LHDs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage LHD staff to pursue formal academic training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop model for replication in LHDs across NYS and the nation </li></ul></ul>
  52. 58. <ul><li>Emergency Preparedness in Schools: </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention, Response and Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative course developed with UAlbany School of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Topics include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>infectious diseases/bioterrorism </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>natural/industrial disasters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>development of comprehensive school crisis plans </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>violence and child abuse </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>creation of safe and healthy classrooms and schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>legal and ethical issues </li></ul></ul></ul>
  53. 59. <ul><li>“ Information and Analysis” </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Assistance </li></ul>
  54. 60. <ul><li>Hudson Valley Regional Health Officers’ Network Emergency Preparedness Website </li></ul><ul><li>A collaboration among 7 NYS county health departments, the NYS Department of Health and the UAlbany CPHP </li></ul>
  55. 61. Syndromic Surveillance & Other Applications
  56. 63. Communications Directory
  57. 64. Geographic Information System
  58. 65. Syndromic Data Systems in collaboration with NYS DOH (under development) <ul><li>Emergency Department syndromic data </li></ul><ul><li>Medicaid pharmaceutical sales </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis of 911 data in selected counties </li></ul>
  59. 66. <ul><li>HVRHON Next Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Develop new system for northeast New York region based on HVRHON model </li></ul><ul><li>Provide technical assistance to two other New York regions interested in developing similar systems </li></ul>
  60. 67. <ul><li>“ Systems Development” </li></ul><ul><li>A-CPHP Collaboration/Network Development Through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Dissemination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best Practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced Duplication </li></ul></ul>
  61. 68. <ul><li>Shared Learning </li></ul><ul><li>National Dissemination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation in A-CPHP PI, Coordinators’ and Evaluators’ conference calls and meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance learning coordinators network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free distance learning reaching 50 states + Puerto Rico </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PH Training Calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PH Foundation distribution of materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TRAIN </li></ul></ul>
  62. 69. <ul><li>TRAIN-New York </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Management System for state and local public health work force </li></ul><ul><li>Comprised of national www.train.org site and participating state sites </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by CDC, NYS BT grant and UAlbany SPH </li></ul><ul><li>BT grant deliverable </li></ul>
  63. 70. <ul><li>Shared Learning </li></ul><ul><li>NYS Systems of Dissemination </li></ul><ul><li>NYS TRAIN partner </li></ul><ul><li>SPEED Rounds </li></ul><ul><li>Local Health Department videoconferencing network </li></ul>
  64. 71. <ul><li>Shared Learning: </li></ul><ul><li>Columbia University CPHP </li></ul><ul><li>University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey </li></ul>
  65. 72. <ul><li>CPHP Distance Learning Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>and Product Growth Since Year One </li></ul>
  66. 73. <ul><li>Marketing Outreach System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive email system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides web-based database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology benefits Office of Continuing Education and SPH </li></ul></ul>
  67. 76. Web-based Product Development <ul><li>On-line courses (core and BT) </li></ul><ul><li>On-line evaluation system </li></ul><ul><li>On-line continuing education process </li></ul><ul><li>Web-streaming </li></ul>
  68. 77. <ul><li>On-line Course: </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorism, Preparedness and Public Health: </li></ul><ul><li>An Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Six lesson, interactive course (1-hour per lesson) </li></ul><ul><li>For certificate with option for CEU, CME, or CHES </li></ul><ul><li>For public health workforce and community partners </li></ul><ul><li>Includes objectives, quizzes, final exam, learning center and links for additional educational resources </li></ul><ul><li>Completed beta-testing and currently ‘piloting’ course in NYS and VT thru March 31, 2004. Public release in April 2004 </li></ul>
  69. 87. <ul><li>Web-streaming capacity added </li></ul><ul><li>(now standard for all programs) </li></ul>
  70. 88. On-line Evaluation Process
  71. 89. On-line Evaluation Form
  72. 90. On-line Post-test & Continuing Education Application
  73. 91. “ Business Focus” Use of Resources to Reach Goal of Supporting Life-long Learning
  74. 92. <ul><li>Supporting Lifelong Learning: </li></ul><ul><li>Local Health Department BT grants </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Health Departments </li></ul><ul><li>NYNJ PHTC Orientation to PH </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation system development across the board </li></ul>
  75. 93. Summary of CPHP Progress to Date: <ul><li>Developing on-line course material and distance learning products </li></ul><ul><li>Providing expert broadcast topics nationwide </li></ul><ul><li>Working with all partners to meet regional needs for our public health workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing all information across the country </li></ul>
  76. 94. <ul><li>Our Future: </li></ul><ul><li>Add to our on-line course: Terrorism, Preparedness and Public Health : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Psychological considerations in disaster planning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>More depth on agents of BT, CT, RT and responses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Adapt Emergency Preparedness in Schools course on-line </li></ul><ul><li>Complete on-line versions of remaining core MPH </li></ul><ul><li>Make spring course available state-wide </li></ul><ul><li>Reach 50 states and 500 sites each broadcast </li></ul>
  77. 95. Our Future: <ul><li>Conduct Preparedness Research: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample of upstate NY ER staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample of public school teachers & nurses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample of NYS community response teams: determine to what degree school system and public health staff are integrated into preparedness efforts </li></ul></ul>
  78. 96. <ul><li>Our Motto: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Chance favors the prepared mind.” </li></ul><ul><li>Louis Pasteur 1822-1895 </li></ul>

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