Full course description
CE and certificate of completion are free.
Communications are a critical component of public health. This recorded webinar will provide public health practitioners, particularly those working in infectious disease and emergency preparedness and response, with a communication framework for message design and prioritization. This session will include examples of effective public health messaging, as well as strategies for focused and targeted communications.
This training was originally presented on February 17, 2022.
Public health professionals in all settings, particularly those in governmental public health involved in communications and health education efforts
- Explain key properties of clear and memorable messages
- Describe techniques to help communicators prioritize their messages
- Discuss strategies for focused, targeted public health communication, with a focus on infectious disease messaging
- Brian Zikmund-Fisher, PhD, Professor, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Continuing Education Credit
- 1.0 CHES Category I CECH (Areas of Responsibility: 6.2.1, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3)*
- 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.
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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