May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

PBH 385.1 Emergency Planning and Response

(4 credits)

Public health emergency preparedness is an inherently interdisciplinary endeavor. This course is intended to provide students with an understanding of the key concepts and practice of public health emergency preparedness and response. Course content will cover the foundational elements of conducting prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery actions from a perspective of public health and its partners. These approaches will be discussed in the context of natural and human-made disasters, incorporate case studies, and utilize information and tools from public health practice. Knowledge and skills obtained from this course will be applicable to traditional students as well as individuals seeking to apply this information to their professional environment.


This is offered fully online.

Prerequisite: None