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A whole community approach to emergency management: Strategies and best practices of seven community programs.
OBJECTIVE In 2011, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published the Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management: Principles, Themes, and Pathways for Action, outlining the need forExpand
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Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers: supporting the workforce for national health security.
The importance of a competent and prepared national public health workforce, ready to respond to threats to the public's health, has been acknowledged in numerous publications since the 1980s. TheExpand
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The meta-leadership summit for preparedness initiative: an innovative model to advance public health preparedness and response.
This article reports on the design, evaluation framework, and results from the Meta-Leadership Summit for Preparedness Initiative. The Meta-Leadership Summit for Preparedness was a 5-year initiativeExpand
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Evaluation of a federally funded workforce development program: the Centers for Public Health Preparedness.
The Centers for Public Health Preparedness (CPHP) program was a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The program was initiated in 2004 toExpand
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Applying Instructional Design Strategies and Behavior Theory to Household Disaster Preparedness Training
Context: Interventions and media campaigns promoting household disaster preparedness have produced mixed results in affecting behaviors. In large part, this is due to the limited application ofExpand
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The Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers: advancing standardized evaluation of public health preparedness and response trainings.
INTRODUCTION The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funded Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLCs) across the United States. The PERLCs provide training to state, local,Expand
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Tracking Public Health Workforce Retention: Observations From CDC's Public Health Associate Program.
Objectives. To describe the career trajectories of 1 cohort of US Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) alumni over 3 years since completing PHAP. Methods. We distributed a Web-based survey at 3Expand
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Service Learning in Public Health: Exploring the Benefit to Host Agencies in CDC's Public Health Associate Program
The “learn by doing” approach to training is common in the public health field and is a core component of service-learning programs. Trainee satisfaction, learning, and application of learning haveExpand
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Early Evaluation Findings From a Federally Funded Training Program: The Public Health Associate Program
Objective: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created the Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) to establish a continuous source of public health professionals who can deliverExpand
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Ensuring a competent public health responder workforce: The CDC experience.
INTRODUCTION From 2009 to 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Incident Management System for a public health emergency 91 percent of the time. The CDC must ensureExpand