|NAME||Vectors of Disease in Disasters|
|COURSE STARTS||Open Enrollment|
|COURSE ENDS||7 weeks to complete from date of registration|
|LEVEL OF TRAINING||Aware|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION|| |
This course consists of two parts. Part one will discuss vectors of health importance in a disaster. This part will address vectors such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, fleas and rodents. It will also focus on the factors affecting transmission of vectors of disease and methods of control. Part two will discuss evaluation and control strategies in a disaster. Information will be provided regarding the safe use of pesticides, technical information necessary for evaluating the need for vector and rodent control, and discussion regarding the formulation of national training programs for the evaluation and control of vector-borne diseases after a natural disaster.