|NAME||The Role of Health Literacy in Disaster Preparedness|
|COURSE STARTS||Open Enrollment|
|COURSE ENDS||7 weeks to complete from date of registration|
|LEVEL OF TRAINING||Aware|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION|| |
This course discusses risk communication in emergency preparedness situations such as disasters and crises. It describes how to use in communications to offset threats that people experience in these situations. Common patterns such as information processing, values and emotions, as well as systems and environments are discussed. Also discussed are strategies for dealing with the media, constructing a message using the 27/9/3 rule of communication, perceptual congruence, visuals, language, anchors and framing.