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Introduction to Public Health Preparedness Law

1 Course item

The purpose of this course is to provide learners with an introduction and baseline knowledge of Public Health Law in the context of Emergency Preparedness.

Organized by the CDC's Public Health Emergency Law (PHEL) Competency Model v1.0, this module will: 

  • Train learners to incorporate law into emergency preparedness planning and response
  • Prepare learners to respond to changes in the legal environment during declared emergencies that impact the public’s health
  • Provide learners with an understanding of potential legal powers and duties during declared emergencies
  • Identify potential legal risks and responsibilities during declared emergencies