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The 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic: How Prepared Were We?

December 15, 2009. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Jeff Duchin, MD answers questions about the 2009 local response to the H1N1 influenza pandemic.

Quick Facts

Topics: Epidemiology, Infectious Disease & Immunizations

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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Description

Learn about the 2009 local response to the pandemic of H1N1 influenza. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Jeff Duchin, MD answers the following questions: What happened as expected in our pandemic plan, and how did planning help? What challenges came up, and how were they addressed? What concerns and issues remain for the near- and long-term future?

Air date: December 15, 2009

Learning Objectives

  • Describe three common examples of the usefulness of pandemic influenza planning
  • Describe more than two unanticipated challenges experienced during this current pandemic
  • Describe one or two major issues that should be expected for the remainder of this influenza season

Intended Audience

Local and state public health practitioners; Public health nurses; Local and state emergency management staff

Slides

Quick Facts

Topics: Epidemiology, Infectious Disease & Immunizations

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Presenter

Jeff Duchin, MD, is Chief, Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization Section, Public Health-Seattle & King County. Dr. Duchin is also Associate Professor in Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, University of Washington. Dr. Duchin is a leader in bioterrorism and outbreak preparedness activities for Public Health - Seattle & King County, including the response to the SARS outbreak and the management of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.

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