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Water Emergency Preparedness & Response is a Course

Water Emergency Preparedness & Response

Started Aug 6, 2018


Full course description

Join us for a live webcast on Wednesday August 29th, from 12pm - 1pm Eastern. 

With the experiential knowledge of our guest speakers, this session conveys why preparing for water-related emergencies is important, and how doing so for common events can ensure a better response to larger events. From a systems perspective, our speakers will give public health professionals guidance on how to identify the key players and involve stakeholders before an emergency occurs. This session will also discuss tools and strategies for assessment and response.


Public health professionals including nurses, local health department professionals and those working in other health-related agencies.

Learning Objectives

• Discuss key relationships and roles for water emergency preparedness and response (CHES Area of Responsibility 2.1.2, 2.1.3)
• Identify available tools and strategies for water-related emergency preparedness (2.3.3)

Continuing Education Credit

1.0 Nursing Contact Hours

1.0 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.


The Michigan Public Health Training Center offers this webcast in partnership with the Genesee County Health Department, National Association of County & City Health Officials, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and Transylvania Public Health. 

This Michigan PHTC is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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