You are here: Home / Training / Trainings We Offer / Hot Topics / Hot Topics Archive

Hot Topics Archive

Find all episodes of Hot Topics (Hot Topics in Practice), previously Hot Topics in Preparedness, aired since 2004.
How Preparedness Resources Improve Local Public Health

How Preparedness Resources Improve Local Public Health

October 18, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, a panel of speakers describe a unique example of how preparedness resources have contributed to developing the skills, talents, capacity, and experience of a fully functioning health department in Montana.

Read more

Mass Vaccination Exercise in Kodiak, AK

Mass Vaccination Exercise in Kodiak, AK

September 13, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Ruth-Anne O'Gorman, PHN RN/BSN, and Darsha Spalinger, RN/BSN describe how a small Public Health Center on a remote Alaskan Island successfully planned and ran a community-wide mass vaccination clinic.

Read more

From Standards to Improvement: Steps to Managing Effective Public Health Organizations

From Standards to Improvement: Steps to Managing Effective Public Health Organizations

August 11, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Laura Landrum, MUPP, focuses on the use of performance management as a core discipline of public health, with applications to preparedness.

Read more

Syndromic Surveillance: Urban and Rural Approaches

Syndromic Surveillance: Urban and Rural Approaches

July 28, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, public health panel members focus on the benefits, limitations, resources and other key considerations for developing and implementing syndromic surveillance systems.

Read more

Collaborative Leadership for Better Preparedness

Collaborative Leadership for Better Preparedness

June 30, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Betty Bekemeier, MSN, MPH, RN, focuses on using collaborative leadership in public health preparedness.

Read more

Using Tabletop Exercises

Using Tabletop Exercises

April 26, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Carl Osaki, RS, MSPH, focuses on how to facilitate and design tabletop exercises.

Read more

Medical Consequences of Chemical Weapons of Opportunity

Medical Consequences of Chemical Weapons of Opportunity

March 25, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Tom Martin, MD, MPH, provides an overview of the risks and potential impacts of these weapons of opportunity.

Read more

Tsunamis: Implications for Public Health Preparedness in the Northwest

Tsunamis: Implications for Public Health Preparedness in the Northwest

February 14, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Mark Oberle, MD, MPH and Hal Mofjeld, PhD, discuss preparedness for Tsunamis based on the 2005 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Read more

Applying the Principles of Quality Improvement to Public Health Preparedness

Applying the Principles of Quality Improvement to Public Health Preparedness

January 20, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Casey Milne and Tom Milne, Principals of Milne & Associates, LLC, introduce participants to the concepts of quality improvement and will offer opportunities to discuss the application of an improvement model in the area of emergency preparedness.

Read more

Sharing Experiences about Influenza Vaccine Shortages

Sharing Experiences about Influenza Vaccine Shortages

December 3, 2004. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Nancy R. Goodloe, EdD, James Apa, BS, and Matias Valenzuela, PhD, provide an opportunity for examination and discussion of two of the challenges faced and lessons learned from coping with the resulting vaccine shortage.

Read more

Planning for Pandemic Influenza

Planning for Pandemic Influenza

October 21, 2004. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, John Kobayashi, MD, and a panel of public health workers, examine the science, public information and preparedness planning aspects of pandemic flu.

Read more

Supporting Children in Times of Disaster

Supporting Children in Times of Disaster

September 13, 2004. This one-hour Hot Topics webinar, David Schonfeld, MD, FAAP emphasizes the appropriate planning and response actions of public health professionals to meet the specific needs of children in crisis situations.

Read more