This information is sent on behalf of the Texas Department of State Health Services. .
The Texas Department of State Health Services Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response team and the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Collaborative (PHEP-C) are hosting “Public Health Emergency Law Seminar,” on December 5th, 9am-4:30pm, at the DSHS Regional Office (5425 Polk Street, Houston, TX).
To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-health-emergency-law-seminar-hosted-by-phep-c-and-dshs-region-65s-tickets-38044634526
By the end of this course, participants should be able to:
1. Define public health emergency legal preparedness and discuss the constitutional framework for US public health emergency preparedness and response
2. Identify key statutes, regulations, and legal principles implicated in the management of a public health emergency
3. 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
4. Identify the scope of state, tribal, local, and territorial jurisdictional issues pertaining to protection and use of property
5. Identify the scope of state, tribal, local, and territorial jurisdictional and legal issues pertaining to the protection and management of persons, including special populations, volunteers, and health care personnel
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