Assignment 2: Public Health Preparedness Capabilities Model
Review the Public Health Preparedness Capabilities at
http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/capabilities/dslr_capabilities_july.pdf. Pay specific attention to the Public Health Preparedness Capabilities Planning Model. Your report should identify and plan for a state of your choosing with an emphasis on the three defined phases: Assess current state: Assess organizational roles and responsibilities, resource elements, and performance. Determine goals: Review jurisdictional inputs, prioritize capabilities and functions, and develop short- and long-term goals. Develop plans: Plan organizational initiatives, capability building/sustain activities, and capability evaluations/demonstrations.
Each of the three phases and associated steps must be explored in depth and presented in a 4- to 6-page report. Format your report in APA style, citing appropriate references.