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Importance of Communication During a Crisis for Practitioners (On Demand-No CE)



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PLEASE NOTE: No CE. A certificate of completion is available in this free course.

This training will discuss the importance of reactive and proactive communication best practices and will provide best practices for public health practitioners to translate research effectively to public audiences.

This training was originally presented on January 25, 2023. 


Public health practitioners working in infectious disease and/or emergency preparedness and response

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the importance of reactive and proactive communication best practices for practitioners
  • Explain three research translation best practices for public health practitioners 


Katelyn Jetelina, PhD, MPH, Director of Population Health Analytics, Senior Scientific Advisor for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the White House 


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.

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