Free On-line Tier I & Tier II Public Health Courses
The MWPERLC provides free online Public Health Emergency Preparedness curriculum, available in discipline-specific tracks. Tier I curriculum is designed for professionals new to the field. The materials are delivered through online modules, case studies, and seminar videos aims to identify and describe the role of public health in emergency prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. Tier II curriculum is designed for midlevel public health professions with higher degrees and/or more years of experience. These courses are designed to integrate experiential learning that guides the learner through scenarios requiring problem solving and application of public health principles. For additional public health workforce training opportunities, visit the University of Arizona's Western Regional Public Health Training Center at http://www.wrphtc.arizona.edu.
On-line Tier I Courses include:
- Introduction to Public Health Preparedness
- Public Health Readiness Series
- Epidemiology Series
- Just-in-Time Review of FEMA ICS
On-line Tier II Courses include:
- Public Health Emergency Community Preparedness for Tribal and Rural Communities
- Crisis and Emergency Risk Communications During Mass Prophylaxis
- Community Recovery: Volunteer Management During Disasters
In addition to our on-line training courses, MWPERLC actively involved in providing face-to-face training for our preparedness partners. Some of the topics covered during those workshops have included Forensic Epidemiology, POD training, ICS for tribal governments, and root cause analysis. Additionally, the MWPERLC remains actively involved in numerous exercises ranging from tabletops to full-scale regional events.