Conclusions: Practitioners and academics have adopted the Public Health Preparedness and Response Core Competency Model, some of whom have formed workgroups to develop curricula based on the model. Provide core competency-based training to state, local, and tribal public health authorities within self-defined service areas. The resulting competency model features 18 competencies within four core learning domains targeted at midlevel public health workers. Core Competency 2.1: Demonstrate Proficiency in the Detection of and Immediate Response to a Disaster or Public Health Emergency Nurses must be prepared to recognize unusual clinical presentations, illness clusters, and epidemiologic clues that are indicative of public health emergencies, mass exposure, or disaster events. CDC (formerly called Centers for Public Health Preparedness or CPHP) are mandated by federal legislation to use competency-based training 14 PERLC at accredited, graduate schools of public health provide preparedness and response training and education to fulfill the needs of the public health workforce in 39 states and the District of Columbia The resulting competency model features 18 competencies within four core learning domains targeted at midlevel public health workers. Alexandria, VA. Association of Schools of Public Health (August, 2009). Core Public Health. Mission Area: Response. Subject Matter Expert Focus Group: ASPH Preparedness and Response Core Competency â¦ Leadership Group Meeting: ASPH Preparedness and Response Core Competency Development Project. 1082/2013/EU, seeks to identify both the strengths and the areas for improvement of public health emergency Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services. TECHNICAL REPORT Public health emergency preparedness â core competencies for EU Member States 1 Introduction The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, in order to fulfil its mandate under Decision No. The Public Health Preparedness & Response (PHP&R) Core Competencies were issued in 2010 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Association of Schools of Public Health. The training will target mid-level public health workers and be based on the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) / CDC Public Health Preparedness and Response Core Competencies. CONCLUSIONS: Practitioners and academics have adopted the Public Health Preparedness and Response Core Competency Model, some of whom have formed workgroups to develop curricula based on the model. FIGURE Public Health Preparedness and Response Core Competency Map (Model Version 1.0, December 17, 2010. Provide lifesaving medical treatment via Emergency Medical Services and related operations and avoid additional disease and injury by providing targeted public health, medical, and behavioral health support, and products to all affected populations. With the eventual goal of developing competency-based training programmes intended to improve PHEP, an initial step towards this goal consisted of the development of an ECDC public health emergency preparedness logic model that focuses particularly on cross-border threats to health in the European context. Preparedness and Response Core Competencies for Public Health 225. ancements in preparedness, including the integration of public health into the broader community emergency response system and the clarification of exactly what knowledge, skills, and attitudes a public health professional brings to the response, have been made since 2001.