The Mountain West Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (MWPERLC) provide an online Basic Public Health Emergency Preparedness curriculum, available as discipline-specific tracks or an entire certificate. This Tier I curriculum delivered through online modules, case studies, and seminar videos aims to identify and describe the role of public health in emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.
Tier I Courses include:
In addition to these courses, the MWPERLC also provides online modules for Tier II mid-level public health workers. (The Tier II target audience is defined as mid-level public health workers with 5 years experience with an MPH equivalent or higher; or 10 years experience with a high school diploma, bachelors, or non-public health graduate degree.) Based on the Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies, these modules integrate experiential learning to guide the learner through scenarios requiring problem solving and application of public health principles.
Tier II Courses include:
- Public Health Emergency Community Preparedness for Tribal and Rural Communities
- Crisis and Emergency Risk Communications During Mass Prophylaxis
The MWPERLC has delivered various in person trainings in diverse topic areas to public health professionals. Click on the title below to view a syllabus of the specific training.
- Role of Environmental Health Professionals in Public Health Emergencies Workshop
- Responding to Food-borne Outbreaks Workshop
- PUSH Partners Workshop
- Forensic Epidemiology: Joint Training for Law Enforcement and Public Health Officials on Investigative Responses to Bioterrorism
- Incident Command System Workshop
- Introduction to GIS for Public Health
Handbooks & Guides
Below are downloadable versions of Reference Guides and Handbooks created by the Arizona Center for Public Health Preparedness (AzCPHP). We welcome individuals to download and utilize these resources.
- Influenza Community Handbook: From Basics to Prevention
- Points of Dispensing: A Pocket Guide
- 12 Steps to Conducting an Outbreak Investigation: A Wallet Guide for public Health Professionals
- Mass Fatality Planning Reference Guide