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Informational Lectures

Pacific EMPRINTS offers and sponsors a number of face-to-face informational lectures and short, hands-on trainings throughout the year on CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive) events and other public health emergencies. Pacific EMPRINTS instructors and lecturers are knowledgeable and experienced in their subject areas. CE and CME credits are given for a number of the educational offerings.

Instructors are also available to conduct general awareness classes at conferences, seminars, and colloquia. Standardized and specialized lectures that Pacific EMPRINTS staffers have given in the past are listed below. For more information, contact Pacific EMPRINTS at 956-9473 or visit our website at
  1. Geographic Information Science & Technology for Public Health & Healthcare Systems
  2. Disaster Preparedness Training for the Dental Profession
  3. Epidemics, Disasters and Terrorism: What Every Health Professional Should Know
  4. Nurses and Bioterrorism: Where Do We Fit In?
  5. Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) / Bioterrorism (BT) for Healthcare Professionals
  6. All-Hazards Module on the Use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  7. Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Orientation
  8. All-Hazards Module for the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) on Natural Disasters, Volnerable Populations, and Human Rights
  9. Basic Emergency Preparedness and Competencies for Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Volunteers
  10. Basic Emergency Preparedness and Medical Reserve Corps Competencies
  11. CBRNE Awareness / Refresher Training
  12. Climate Change and Disaster Management
  13. Disaster Preparedness for Health Professionals
  14. Disaster Preparedness Training for Community-Based Providers
  15. Disaster Triage for Mass Casualty Incidents (MCIs) and Epidemics
  16. General Awareness Training for EMTs & First Responders
  17. General Awareness Training for Filipino Health Workers
  18. General Awareness Training for Maui County Health Professionals
  19. Geographic Information Science & Technology for Emergency Preparedness & Response
  20. Geographic Information Technologies for Health Professionals
  21. Geographic Information Technologies: Two Public Health Applications
  22. Geographic Information Technology Training for Public Health Professionals
  23. Hawaii Dental Association (HDA) General Awareness Training
  24. HAZMAT Awareness & Refresher Training
  25. Intermediate-Level Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Module on Bioevents
  26. International Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Session Utilizing Meningitis and Pandemic Influenza Cases
  27. Introduction to the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) and Basic Emergency Preparedness
  28. Introductory All-Hazards Module on the Use of Problem-Based Learning to Address Issues of Vulnerable Populations
  29. Introductory Biological Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Module on Dengue
  30. Introductory Biological Problem-Based Learning Module on Pandemic Influenza
  31. Introductory Biological Problem-Based Learning Module on Salmonella
  32. Introductory Biological Problem-Based Learning Module on Tuberculosis
  33. Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Lecture on Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
  34. Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Lecture on Real Life Experiences with the Incident Command System (ICS)
  35. Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Session on Vulnerable Populations and Disasters in Hawaii
  36. Pandemic Influenza Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Discussion
  37. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Session for Response to Avian Influenza, Protective Equipment, Respiratory Protection, and Worker Safety
  38. Point of Distribution Operations (POD) for Pandemic Influenza
  39. Point of Distribution (POD) Planning and Training
  40. Public Health Response to Bioevents: Implications for Campus Health Services
  41. Role of the Community-Based Provider as a Public Health Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Volunteer
  42. Role of the Public Health Nurse in Natural or Manmade Disasters (Disaster Planning and Response)
  43. School of Health Nurses in Disaster Response
  44. Vulnerable Populations and Issues in Sheltering
  45. Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) / Bioterrorism (BT) Awareness for First Responders
  46. Community Education and Training
  47. CDC Pacific Islands Tuberculosis Controllers Association Meeting
  48. Introductory Biological Agents Workshop
  49. MRC Symposium/Training Session on Vulnerable Populations and Disasters in Hawaii
  50. National Disaster Life Support Train-the-Trainer Workshop
  51. Hawaii Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) School Flu Vaccination Campaign
  52. Other Events
  53. Building a Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps
  54. Building Cultural Competence in Disaster Preparedness and Response
  55. Disasters and Pregnancy
  56. Emergency Preparedness for Children With Special Health Care Needs
  57. Extending "Interoperability" for Vulnerable Populations
  58. GIS Mapping for Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies
  59. Keynote Address: Counting Upon the Kindness and Expertise of Others: Serving Vulnerable Individuals and Families Effectively in Times of Disaster
  60. Mapping Human Vulnerabilities to Disasters
  61. PH 649 Needs Assessment Study Presentation
  62. Point-of-Care Clinical Parameters Testing for Vulnerable Populations During a Disaster
  63. Strategically Reaching Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Communities through Medical Interpreter Preparedness
  64. Tabletop Exercise / Hotwash
  65. Triaging Vulnerable Populations in Special Needs Shelters
  66. Vulnerable Populations in Disasters: Reducing impact through planning, plan writing and plan execution