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Course Title:
CDC Responds: Update on the State and Local Preparedness Grant Program
Format: Satellite/Webcast
Cost (US $): None
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None of None

Course Description: Join us for this live satellite broadcast, as we discuss recent developments in grants management, administration, and operational structure pertaining to Cooperative Agreement 99051 and FY02 Supplemental Funding, current events surrounding relationship of CDC with the new Department of Homeland Security, and specific Focus Area updates and observations of submitted workplans that identify strengths, challenges, exceptional programs in action, and recommended strategies for workplan development and implementation. Details on continued provision of technical assistance, availability of direct assistance, site visits, electronic reporting systems, and the program's evaluation framework will be described. This broadcast will be segmented by Focus Area, so participants can select any portion(s) of the broadcast they are specifically interested in. Each Focus Area will feature a question and answer session in which the participants can interact with the course presenters. By the end of the program, our panelists will have provided a description of CDC's organizational and operational structure to meet the needs of the grant recipients. Focus Area presenters will have summarized workplans with recommendations for development, improvement, and enhancement.

GOAL The goal of this program is to provide the supplemental funding recipients an update on the status of CDC's Supplemental Funding for Public Health Preparedness and Response for Bioterrorism Program. The supplemental funding recipients include: all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Republics of Palau and the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia; and the nation's three largest municipalities (New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles County).

OBJECTIVESAfter viewing the program, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss methods of receiving CDC's technical assistance, direct assistance, and Fall 2002 workshop trainings to improve, enhance, or expand project workplans.
  • Access contact information for CDC's Procurement and Grants Office (PGO) Grants Management staff, Project Officers, Focus Area Team Leaders, Technical Project Officers assigned to HHS regions and by Focus Area.
  • Apply updated information to effectively and efficiently achieve critical benchmarks, critical capacities, and enhanced capacities.
  • Describe by Focus Area, brief summations of overall projects' strengths and challenges, model programs, suggested strategies, practical tips, and best practices plus next steps for workplan development and implementation.
Subject Area(s):
Bioterrorism/Emergency Preparedness
Target Audience(s): Administrators/Managers
Health Officials
Sponsor/Offerer: CDC, PHPPO, PHTN/PHF
Starting Date: August 22, 2002
Ending Date: August 22, 2002
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
All viewing participants are encouraged to register for and evaluate this program through CDC's online system. Visit the Training and Continuing Education Online website at www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtnonline to register for this program. The course number is SB0113.
Individual participants are requested to register for this broadcast in order to receive your valuable feedback to CDC and other stakeholders on the strategies, policies, and activities to improve this program's response to bioterrorism, other emerging infections, and other public health threats.
Site registration will begin July 26, 2002. Individual registration will begin August 1, 2002. You must use the online system to register for this program. If you have questions about registration, call 1-800-41-TRAIN.

WEBCAST INFORMATION: This program will have a live webcast and will also be available for viewing after August 22 at the program website. For more information, go to PHTN//webcast/grants/default.asp.

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Course Number: SB-0113




August 21, 2002
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