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Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management

Jones & Bartlett
Place of Publication: 
Burlington, Mass.

The public health community plays a vital role in identifying, responding to, containing, and recovering from emergencies. Essentials of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Management takes an all hazards approach to public health preparedness and emergency management by providing broad perspectives on local, national, and global threats. The Second Edition adds authoritative coverage of the field of Emergency Management with the addition of a new co-author, James Banaski, Jr., a hands-on emergency management professional.

The Second Edition also includes case studies on Ebola and Zika which demonstrate approaches to addressing the threat of emerging infectious diseases. Additional case studies focus on bioterrorism, environmental disasters, and the need for a coordinated approach involving the full range of first responders, public health and clinical health professionals, and a range of other emergency response professionals.

Features and Benefits

  • Assumes no previous exposure to the concepts making it readable for those who are new to Public Health, yet provides enough depth for readers who may have advanced knowledge.
  • Offers new chapters on The Preparedness Cycle, Practical Applications of Public Health Emergency Management, and Developing a Public Health Emergency Operations Center
  • Supports mastery of the Public Health Preparedness and Response competencies developed by the Association of School and Programs of Public Health
  • Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data (Publisher)