Mass Evaculation to Rural Communities II


Michael Meit, MA, MPH 
Deputy Director 
Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis 
University of Chicago

Paul Kuehnert, MS, RN
Executive Director
Kane County Health Department

Presenters share research results related to mass evacuation to rural areas, practical tips to deal with mass evacuees, as well as a tool developed by the Western New York Public Health Alliance Rural Advanced Practice Center to predict community population surge following potential urban disasters. 

Learning Objectives
  1. Recognize potential issues related to spontaneous evacuation to rural areas
  2. Identify actions rural planners can take to mitigate the impact of a spontaneous evacuation
  3. Utilize a tool to predict community population surge following potential urban disasters 

Public Health Preparedness Core Competencies

Domain I:
1.4 Maintain situational awareness 
1.5 Demonstrate respect for all persons and cultures 

Domain III: 
3.1 Plan for and Improve Practice Results

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities 

PHEP Capability 1: Community Preparedness

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Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

Nursing Contact Hours, CHES and CME credits are available for this archived webcast.

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