The CDC-funded Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLC) were established to enhance public health training and workforce. The learning centers will serve in a national capacity for preparedness and response training and education needs of the U. S. public health workforce. The learning centers provide unique workforce development needs by offering assistance to nearby state, local, and tribal public health authorities.Learn more.
Online CHW Courses
The USA Center is pleased to provide a series of continuing education courses for Promotores available online, free of charge. There are currently six courses, including:
- Community Engagement
- Communicating Risk Messages
- Environmental Health and Children
- Family Preparedness
- Infection Control and Prevention
- Mental Health in Disasters
Participants will receive CEUs (DSHS certified for Texas participants) upon completing each course. The courses are available in English and Spanish, and can be accessed at www.rural-preparedness.org/campus . Please send any questions or comments to: USACenter@srph.tamhsc.edu .
To work with both internal and external partners to promote the development of skills and competencies that support the nine CDC goals for emergency response and preparedness in primarily rural states and rural sections of the country. Read more about us...