Results of the Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) to the 2014 South Napa (California) Earthquake

Results of the Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) to the 2014 South Napa (California) Earthquake

Hyperlink (if any)

http://safestates.org/?page=WebinarCASPER

Contact Information

Safe States Alliance - Disaster Epidemiology Special Interest Group
info@safestates.org
(770) 690-9000

Course Time/Duration

0

Description

On August 24, 2014, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck in Napa County, California. Local and state public health officials responded, which included conducting a community public health assessment in the affected community. During this webinar, local and state public health officials from California will present information on that assessment, including a focus on injuries, chronic disease exacerbation, mental health, household property damage, and emergency preparedness.

Learning objectives of webinar:

1. To describe the objectives of the community public health assessment.
2. To describe how the assessment was planned and conducted.
3. To describe community needs and injuries following an earthquake.

Presenters:

Jennifer Henn, PhD, Epidemiologist with Napa County Public Health
Svetlana Smorodinsky , MPH, Research Scientist with California Department of Public Health
Kathleen Attfield, ScD, CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with California Department of Public Health
Christine Dobson, ScD CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellow with California Department of Public Health

The webinar was moderated by David Zane, Epidemiologist, Texas Department of State Health Services.

Course Format

Online

Current CEUs

0

Potential CEUs

0

Registration

No

Topics: Unintentional Injury
  • Disaster response/preparedness
Topics: Cross-Cutting
  • Data/assessment
  • Epidemiology
  • Leadership
Core Competencies: Public Health
  • Analytical/Assessment Skills
  • Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
Core Competencies: Injury & Violence Prevention
  • 2. Ability to access, interpret, use and present injury and/or violence DATA
  • 7. Ability to STIMULATE CHANGE related to injury and/or violence prevention through policy, enforcement, advocacy and education
CHES Areas of Responsibility
  • Area I: Assess Needs, Resources, and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
  • Area III: Implement Health Education/Promotion
CPH Core Areas
  • Environmental Health Sciences
CPH Cross-Cutting Areas
  • Communication and Informatics
  • Programs Planning
Comments/Notes

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link to webinar did not work after several attempts

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