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Preparedness for Emergencies and Environmental Impacts on Health of Public Housing Residents - Webinar Series


Session 1

Year Developed: 2023

Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff, Clinicians, Enabling Staff, Outreach Staff, PCAs
Secondary Audience: Board of Directors, C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Nurse-Led Care Consortium (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: The health community recognizes the climate crisis as an existential threat to humanity and human health, requiring immediate and effective action across all sectors. Health centers are the first point of contact intended to provide comprehensive and coordinated health services and contribute to both climate change adaptation and mitigation via preventive health measures and integrated health services. This webinar series, presented by NNCC and NCHPH, will explore health hazard exposures and their impacts on the health of vulnerable populations. They will identify adaptation strategies to counteract the effects of climate change on high-risk populations.

Resource Details: Learning Objectives: - Examine the impact of climate change on vulnerable populations - Discuss adaptation, planning, and resilience strategies- Identify what health centers are doing to act against climate change.

Resource Topic: Emerging Issues, Operations, Special & Vulnerable Populations, Workforce

Resource Subtopic: Sustainability, Emergency Management, Development/Training.

Keywords: Education - Staff (e.g., Competency-Based), Housing, Occupational Health and Safety, Persons Experiencing Homelessness, Residents of Public Housing, Risk Management, Strategic Planning.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.