september, 2018

06sep(sep 6)8:00 am07(sep 7)5:00 pmPublic Health Emergency Law (PHEL) Training


Event Details

Public Health Law 101, Introduction to Legal Epidemiology, & Public Health Emergency Law

Click “HERE” to register (you have the option to attend one or both days of the training, but will have to register for them both separately. Please note there is a start time difference for both day 1 (9:00 AM) and day 2 (8:30AM), but both days will end at the same time each day).
Target Audience

For Day 1, the target audience is public health practitioners who are interested in learning more about the role of law in advancing public health. For Day 2, the target audience is state, tribal, local, or territorial health department personnel, emergency planners and managers, first responders, and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters.


By the end of this 2-day course, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the major sources of authority for the practice of public health in the US
  2. Define legal epidemiology and identify the basic steps of a legal epidemiology project
  3. Identify key statutes, regulations, and legal principles implicated in the management of public health
  4. Describe common legal issues and potential liability areas that can arise in emergency preparedness and response efforts and understand general procedures to avoid associated liability
  5. Identify the scope of state, tribal, local, and territorial jurisdictional issues pertaining to protection and use of property and the protection and management of persons, including special populations, volunteers, and health care personnel


6 (Thursday) 8:00 am - 7 (Friday) 5:00 pm


NCTTRAC Offices, Suite 100

600 Six Flags Dr., Arlington, TX 76011