Preview Workflow

The CIM Courses system will be down temporarily undergoing routine maintenance.

Viewing: PUBH 6386 : Public Health Preparedness Policy

Last approved: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 08:19:17 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 19 Oct 2015 14:37:30 GMT

Catalog Pages referencing this course
Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
Public Health Preparedness Policy
Pub Hlth Preparedness Policy
Course Type
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade



Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Fee Type


Issues in public health emergency preparedness and response at the nexus of homeland and national security. The relationship between public health and criminal investigation, forensic epidemiology, and surveillance; biodefense; and the role of the scientific community. Infrastructure, threat themes, and associated preparedness and response policy.
Learning Objectives Students will be able to: - Explain how naturally occurring disease is linked to security - Describe the public health threat from biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear agents - Assess the global and national frameworks that have been developed for public health preparedness and response - Differentiate between biosecurity, biosafety, biosurveillance and biodefense - Describe dual use research of concern and evaluate the policies that have been put in place to address it - Evaluate how the Cooperative Threat Reduction programs have contributed to global health security - Determine if the policies and procedures that are in place for public health preparedness are sufficient to detect, assess, report and respond to an emergency
Uploaded a Course Syllabus

Course Attribute

ebrunori (Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:43:11 GMT): New Course previously taught as Topics
Key: 9652