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Cultural Competence in Preparedness Planning

April 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Is your organization committed to building cultural competency? Do you need communication resources to help? Please join CDC’s Emergency Partners Information Connection (EPIC) for a webinar on April 24 at 1 PM ET.

When a disaster strikes a community, it affects people of various cultural backgrounds—sometimes disproportionately. Cultural competency can help public health communicators reduce this disparity. Please join CDC EPIC and CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity for this discussion. Julio Dicent Taillepierre, team leader for the Initiatives and Partnerships Team, will discuss why cultural competency matters during emergencies, the potential consequences of being culturally incompetent, and resources to help build your understanding.

Closed captioning will be available.

More information on this webinar, previous EPIC webinars, and information on CE units can be found on the EPIC Webinar website.

 

Presenter

Julio Dicent Taillepierre, MS
Public Health Analyst
Team Leader, Initiatives and Partnerships Team
Office of Minority Health and Health Equity

 

Webinar Objectives

Webinar participants and viewers will accomplish the following:

  • Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
  • Describe the topic’s implications for respective constituents
  • Discuss concerns and issues related to preparedness for and response to urgent public health threats.
  • Identify reliable information resources for the topic.
  • Describe how to promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention.

 

Connection Information

When: Apr 24, 2019 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: CDC EPIC: Cultural Competence in Preparedness Planning

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://zoom.us/j/204188774

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US: +16468769923,,204188774# or +16699006833,,204188774#

Or Telephone:
Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 876 9923 or +1 669 900 6833
Webinar ID: 204 188 774

Details

Date:
April 24, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Website:
https://emergency.cdc.gov/epic/learn/webinar_20190424.asp

Venue

Organizer

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention