This Public Health Grand Rounds addresses the effects of natural disasters on rural health and highlights challenges public health professionals face when working with hard-to-reach populations to prepare for future emergencies. Presentations are followed by a moderated discussion with the live webcast and on-site audiences.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
* Identify the challenges disasters pose to rural communities and public health professionals.
* Describe ways communities and public health professionals have adapted to disasters in rural areas.
Public health officials, including registered nurses, faculty, students, and anyone interested in rural health.