Effective communication with the public during an emergency is vital to protect the community's health. This 150 minute module can help you learn how to better handle your risk communication. It provides an overview of how to plan for an emergency, create effective messages, and interact with the media and community in times of crisis. You do not need to complete this course in one sitting. You may break it up into several sessions.
You do not need to complete the course in one sitting. Feel free to break it up into several sessions.
This course contains interactive exercises. Most of the interactive exercises provide feedback about why an answer was correct or incorrect. These exercises are intended to help you remember the concepts; the results are not tracked or viewed by anyone but yourself.
At the end of the course is a final assessment. You must receive a score of 70% or more to pass the course. If you do not pass the course, you may review it and take the final asessment again. After you have passed the final assessment a non-credit Certificate of Completion is available for you to print or save to your computer. In order to be able to type your name and date on the certificate, you will need to open it using a pdf reader such as Adobe Acrobat.