Ready or Not: A Family Preparedness Scenario

Category: Emergency Preparedness Plans

This course provides training in emergency preparedness for the families of first responders, focusing on protective actions your family can take prior to a disaster

Intended Audience

local public health administrators and local county emergency managers.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this part, you will be able to:

  • Recognizefirst responders’ needs for family preparedness planning
  • Assembleall-hazard emergency supply kits
  • Createall-hazard emergency plans
  • Demonstrateappropriate responses to known or potential disasters/emergencies in the Upper Midwest
  • Identifyresources for emergency preparedness planning and apply lessons learned

Pre-requisites/Learning Level

No pre-requisites

Competencies addressed

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals identified

Domain 5: Community Dimensions of Practice Skills

  • 5A5. Collaborates with community partners to improve health in a community (e.g., participates in committees, shares data and information, connects people to resources)

CEUs Offered





Online Self-Pace


1 hour

Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

Registration requirements

Register a free account

Creation and/or update

June 1, 2012