Free e-courses

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hacon1, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. hacon1

    hacon1 Monkey+++

    The index of courses: Center for Public Health Preparedness

    A short list of some of the free courses:

    Detecting Bio-Terror

    Field Epidemiology

    Zoonosis, Preparedness, and Public Health

    Nuclear Terrorism, Pathways to Prevention

    Emergency Preparedness Training for Hospital Clinicians

    Preparedness and Community Response to Pandemics

    Terrism, Preparedness and Public Health: An Introduction

    Those are just a few that stuck out at me, there are plenty more.<!-- / message --><!-- sig -->

    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's OPENCOURSEWARE (OCW) project provides access to content of the School's most popular courses. As challenges to the world's health escalate daily, the School feels a moral imperative to provide equal and open access to information and knowledge about the obstacles to the public's health and their potential solutions.

    Public Health Preparedness

    Biological Agents of Water and Foodborne Bioterrorism

    Examines the various biological agents that terrorists could use against food or water supplies.

    Case Studies in Terrorism Response

    Presents three illustrative case studies to reinforce basic concepts and principles of terrorism preparedness and response, as well as to identify some specific practical considerations.

    Impact of Pandemic Influenza on Public Health

    Examines the path of the avian influenza and examines how it could impact world health.

    Improving Understanding and Collaboration Among First Responders

    This unique training addresses the institutional culture of five responder groups: law enforcement, EMS, fire, public health, and private security in an attempt at fostering understanding among these groups.

    Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness

    Introduces the topics of disaster mental health services, mental health surge capacity, and psychiatric first aid.

    Personal Preparedness Planning For Public Health Workers

    Public health workers need to understand and implement basic concepts of personal preparedness planning so that they can function effectively as public health emergency responders in a post-9/11 world.

    Radiation Terror 101

    Introduces you to general radiation principles, radiation safety and protection, and the basic types of radiological terror, and also provides practical guidance on acute response techniques and general countermeasures.

    Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers

    This course in Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers identifies the role of training and continuing education as an important component of health service and personnel management.

    200 Free Online Classes to Learn Anything

    The courses listed here are just the tip of the iceberg. Check out these resources for even more free classes online.
  2. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Very cool...Lots of good information there..Checked some of them out this morning...Thanks..
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