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Equity in Incident Command Systems (On Demand-CE) is a Course

Equity in Incident Command Systems (On Demand-CE)

Started May 4, 2022

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CE and certificate of completion are free.

Equity in public health practices is paramount. This training will discuss the importance of integrating equity principles into Incident Command System (ICS) operations and will provide practitioners with strategies to implement equity into ICS operations.

This training was originally presented on April 27, 2022.

Audience

Infectious disease and emergency preparedness practitioners looking to integrate equity into Incident Command System (ICS) framework and operations

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the purpose of ICS (incident command system)
  • Recognize the importance of integrating equity into ICS frameworks
  • Describe the strategy to implement equity principles into ICS operations

Instructors

  • Lisa DentMPAAssociate Director of Equity & Inclusion, Franklin County Public Health 
  • Cindra James, MPA, Emergency Preparedness Administrator, Washtenaw County Health Department 

Continuing Education Credit

  • 1.0 CHES Category I CECH (Areas of Responsibility: 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.1.6)*
  • Certificate of Completion

*We report credits to NCHEC on a quarterly basis: January, April, July, and October.

The Region V 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. 

Sponsors

Public Health Prepared is the workforce development and public health practice branch of the broader Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats & Pandemic Preparedness (MCIDT) initiative, funded by the University of Michigan. 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 Public Health Prepared, MCIDT, or the University of Michigan.

This event is co-sponsored by the Region V Public Health Training Center.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). 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 Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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