Mass Prophylaxis Campaign: Who, What, When, and How
Course Title: Mass Prophylaxis Campaign: Who, What, When, and How
Course Duration: 60 minutes
Original Webinar Air Date: December 2, 2014, 1:00PM EST
Course Description: The CDC’s Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) is a national repository of medicine and medical supplies, such as antibiotics, chemical antidotes, antitoxins, life-support medications, and IV administration equipment. The medicine and medical supplies are stockpiled to protect the American public if a public health emergency occurs. In this webinar, speakers will lead the attendees through the phases of a large-scale mass prophylaxis campaign. We will address: Who are the players? What will happen and when? And how will we do this?
Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Describe the basic response phases for a mass prophylaxis campaign from detection to demobilization.
- List the different players in a response and the basic roles they will play.
Faculty: Tom Jackson, BA, MBA & Barbara Cooper, BS, MSPH
Response Branch, Division of Strategic National Stockpile
Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Course Launch: Please check your email for a confirmation letter that will contain the Adobe Connect Webinar link to access the course. You should receive this email approximately one week before the course.
Course Credits: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Laboratory Training Branch is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. This course is approved for 1.0 contact hour.
This course has been approved for 1.0 contact hour in the category of Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety for Florida Laboratory Licensees..
This archived webinar will be available within 2-3 weeks of the original air-date.