Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Public Health and Chronic Disease
Slide content:Public Health, Part 2 Summary - 1 Discussed communicable diseases, using notable examples Discussed public health disease outbreak investigations using a simplified food poisoning example Discussed public health response for four main terrorism categories: bioterrorism, agricultural terrorism, chemical terrorism, radiation terrorism 18
Slide notes:This also concludes the unit, Public Health, Part 2 . In summary, communicable diseases were discussed in detail, using notable examples including smallpox and polio. Public health disease outbreak investigations were discussed using a simplified food poisoning incident. Public health response was discussed for the four main categories of terrorism: bioterrorism, agricultural terrorism, chemical terrorism, and nuclear/radiation terrorism. 18