TxHRH107: Maintaining Situational Awareness: Tools for Creating the Common Operating Picture (COP) Before, During, and After a Hurricane
TxHRH107: Maintaining Situational Awareness: Tools for Creating the Common Operating Picture (COP) Before, During, and After a Hurricane is seventh in a eight-course learning series.
During a disaster, and specifically during hurricanes, public health departments need to maintain situational awareness by tracking data from a variety of available tools.
These data can include epidemiological surveillance, direct hospital surveillance, emergency transportation, and research of the possible health effects (human, environmental, animal, etc.) likely to be caused by a specific disaster.
Public Health, First Responders, Emergency Response and Preparedness Professionals and Healthcare Practitioners
- Recognize the importance of situational awareness
- Identify the tools used for creating a Common Operating Picture (COP)
- Describe the tools used in empirical data capture data
- Explain surveillance activities during a hurricane
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.
- 1.50 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.50 hour(s) of credit for completing TxHRH107: Maintaining Situational Awareness: Tools for Creating the Common Operating Picture (COP) Before, During, and After a Hurricane
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