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Oklahoma Micro Crim-Epi Workshop

Submitted by rileyta on June 10, 2022 - 02:30 PM

Oklahoma Micro Criminal - Epidemiologic Investigations Workshop

Oklahoma City County Health Department (OCCHD)

Training Objectives

  • Understand law enforcement and public health roles, responsibilities, and authorities during a suspicious biological incident
  • Law enforcement investigations and threat assessment
  • Public health epidemiological and medical investigations
  • Identify assets and capabilities for each discipline; discuss criminal and epidemiological investigational procedures and methodologies for a response to a biological threat
  • Demonstrate types of information gathered by law enforcement and public health and how sharing information can advance both investigations; identify challenges to sharing information and determine potential solutions that may be adapted to meet the needs of both disciplines
  • Discuss best practices for conducting a joint threat assessment, joint law enforcement-public health patient interview, and joint investigation models and protocols
  • Develop inter-professional relationships between law enforcement and public health; identify contacts prior to biological incident so familiarly is established

Targeted Audience: Epidemiologists, emergency preparedness managers, local and State laboratories, community health specialists, public health nurses and physicians, local and state police, task force officers, FBI, first responders/EMS, fire/hazmat, Civil Support Teams.

Event Date:

August 9, 2022, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Event Type:

Workshop

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