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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.

Quick Facts

Topics: Emergency Preparedness & Disasters, Tools and Resources

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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Description

In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Carl Osaki, RS, MSPH, focuses on how to facilitate and design tabletop exercises. He discusses the purpose and objectives of tabletops, how to modify them for different target audiences and issues that frequently arise when facilitating or designing a tabletop exercise. He also helps participants determine whether their agency is ready to conduct a tabletop exercise.

Air date: April 26, 2005

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the value and use of tabletop exercises to prepare for public health emergencies
  • List 10 suggestions for conducting or facilitating a successful tabletop exercise
  • Discuss how to evaluate their agency's readiness for conducting a tabletop exercise

Intended Audience

Public Health Trainers and Educators; Public Health practitioners who plan to facilitate or participate in a tabletop exercise

Slides

Quick Facts

Topics: Emergency Preparedness & Disasters, Tools and Resources

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Presenter

Carl Osaki, RS, MSPH has extensive experience designing and facilitating tabletop exercises. He is a faculty member with the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice and a Clinical Associate Professor of Environmental Health, SPHCM, where he teaches Environmental Health Practice. He is also a member of the Washington State Board of Health and former Chief of Environmental Health at Public Health - Seattle & King County. Mr. Osaki is a principal investigator for the CDC-funded Regional Academic Environmental Public Health Center.

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