Crisis and Risk Communication
Barbara Reynolds, MA, Crisis Communication Specialist, CDC
Since September 11th, the role of the public health professional has become heightened. In a situation of high risk or uncertainty, what is the best way to communicate with the public and other officials? How can we protect people and simultaneously keep panic at a minimum? How can we clearly communicate with law enforcement officials and medical providers in an emergency? This program will provide clear guidelines for communicating in high risk situations
As a result of this program, participants will be able
- Demonstrate how to protect people and simultaneously keep panic to a minimum.
- Identify ways to best communicate with public and other officials.
- Describe ways of communicating in high risk situations.
Satellite broadcast originally aired April 15, 2004 in cooperation with the UAlbany Center for Public Health Preparedness.
School of Public Health, University at Albany, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
These activities have been assigned code 6VKSFE-PRV-06-004 and has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.
School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).TM Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.