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San Juan Micro Criminal-Epidemiologic Investigations Workshop

Submitted by rileyta on August 12, 2021 - 10:12 AM

About the Training San Juan Micro Criminal-Epidemiologic Investigations Workshop - linking public health and law enforcement This training will take place October 21, 2021 from 0730AM to 5:00PM The location will be provided via email to all registered prior to the workshop. 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. Out of concern for the health and safety of our participants, we will continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in San Juan. Should this event be postponed, we will notify those registered via email.

Event Date:

October 21, 2021, 7:30am - 5:00pm

Event Type:

Workshop

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