Track 4: Enhancing Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Management Systems
Part A: Creating a Culture of Preparedness: How to Develop Staff through Trainings, Response, and Empowerment
This session will present the steps health departments can take to create a preparedness curriculum in the workplace, including onboarding, developing effective and compelling trainings, and implementing a response team to engage staff in preparedness tasks and exercises on a regular basis.
Part B: Engaging and Empowering Health Department Staff in Exercises and Responses
How do you ensure your team is ready to respond to public health threats? It starts with training. This session focuses on the progressive approach to training to engage personnel in their roles, empower them to work better as a team, and improve your exercises and responses.