This presentation developed by Morgan Johnson, MPH, Steve Ramsey, RS, and Mark Smith, PhD and recorded by Morgan Johnson, MPH, gives you an overview of rapid needs assessments and their use in incident management.
• Define Rapid Needs Assessments (RNA) and discuss when and why they are important
• Discuss the use of an RNA after Hurricane Wilma
• Discuss the importance of using the incident management structure
The North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness.