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UASPH-CPHP-20120920 Public Health Preparedness: Climate Change and Public Health

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Archived Webcast - Originally Aired September 20, 2012 Streaming Ongoing
George DiFerdinando, MD, MPH  

Course Description

Extreme weather floods, hurricanes, heat waves, wind storms, blizzards, and ice storms have always had a public health component. Now, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Climate-Ready States and Cites Initiative, and the American Public Health Association Climate Change: Mastering the Public Health Role time for public health professionals to begin systematizing their knowledge of climate change and their roles as professionals in response to climate change.

¨Identify the health impacts of climate change and the populations most vulnerable to these impacts;

¨Describe how to anticipate future trends and the impact of those trends on various public health issues;

¨Describe systems that are in place to detect and respond to emerging health threats;

¨Identify resources that can help you develop strategies to manage these health risks.

Course Co-sponsored By

  • NYNJ Public Health Training Center
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