TxHRH105: A Practical Guide to the Access and Functional Needs of Vulnerable Populations
TxHRH 105: A Practical Guide to the Access and Functional Needs of Vulnerable Populations is fifth in a eight-course learning series.
Different communities have different needs. Communities, populations, and individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) require communications they can understand. Sheltering needs are also different for those with functional or access difficulties.
How Public Health and first responders interact with a variety of populations before, during, and after a disaster should be influenced by the different needs of each community. Needs and methods of communication should be established before disaster strikes.
Public Health, First Responders, Emergency Response and Preparedness Professionals and Healthcare Practitioners
- Recognize the vulnerable populations in your communities
- Identify trusted community resources
- Describe the importance of preparing and acting with inclusion in mind
- Explain the power of resources in accessing aid and information
- Implement best practice methods for emergency preparedness for vulnerable populations
Cody Price, MPH
Cody Price, MPH is an Administrative Assistant for Texas Health Institute working with the Mountain State Regional Genetics Network (MSRGN), the Texas TransFORWARD Initiative, Texas Primary Care Consortium, and Tulane University's Professional and Continuing Education Platform.
Cody understands the value of rooting everyday work in local culture.
With a master's degree in health policy and a bachelor's degree in chemistry, Cody enjoys enacting evidence-based policies to ease the lives of all Texans.
His professional interests include: substance abuse policy, patent policy, genomics, health insurance, and health equity.
- 1.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing TxHRH105: A Practical Guide to the Access and Functional Needs of Vulnerable Populations
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