Disaster, Crisis, and Emergency Preparedness Communication (Coursera)

Disaster, Crisis, and Emergency Preparedness Communication (Coursera)
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Intended to introduce basic emergency management, planning, and crisis risk communication. No background in health or emergency management required.
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Disaster, Crisis, and Emergency Preparedness Communication (Coursera)
This course will introduce you to basic concepts of emergency management, planning, and crisis risk communication. You will understand the definitions of and operational challenges associated with disasters and public health emergencies. You will identify important components of risk communication, and you will identify and evaluate the ways social characteristics shape vulnerabilities to crises and health outcomes.

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In completing this course, you will begin to learn about the nature of different kinds of extreme events and the disruptions they can cause for communities affected by them. You will learn about how to approach the planning process. You will also explore the ways extreme events can be felt differently by different members within our communities. Finally, you will go over important considerations in crafting messages about risks. As you go through the course, you will apply your knowledge of these principles in assignments which ask you to consider how you would approach the crisis risk communication planning process for your organization or community.


Course 2 of 3 in the Leadership for Public Health Crises Specialization


Syllabus


WEEK 1

Emergency Management

This module explores what constitutes a disaster and public health emergency.


WEEK 2

Planning

This module explores emergency management planning processes.


WEEK 3

Vulnerability

This module explores the ways extreme events can be felt differently by different members within our communities.


WEEK 4

Crisis Risk Communication

This module explores the important considerations in crafting messages about risks.



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Course Auditing
40.00 EUR/month
Intended to introduce basic emergency management, planning, and crisis risk communication. No background in health or emergency management required.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.