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South Central Public Health Partnerships - Learning Management System

Description:

Tulane University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a Learning Management System that offers on-line courses in several topic areas related to preparedness.

These courses are offered free of charge and if individuals score 70% or higher on any of the courses, they will receive certificates of completion.

A sample of the courses offered includes:

  • Applied Epidemiology of Terrorist Events
  • Food as an Effective Weapon of Terrorists
  • Recognition and Safe Handling of Chemical Terrorist Agents
  • Terrorism, Risk Assessment and Homeland Defense
  • The Terrorist Threat to Global Agriculture, Food and Water Supplies
  • Understanding Emergency Public Health Risk Communication: Partners & Preparedness beyond the Public Health System
  • Using Risk Assessment in Chemical Emergencies to Protect Public Health

Toolkit:

EQUIPh Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Air Quality, All-Hazards, Incident Command System

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Tulane University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Submitted:

08/10/2005

Modified:

12/14/2005

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