Emergency Distribution of Pharmaceuticals
University of Washington, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. (2007). Emergency Distribution of Pharmaceuticals. (Requires free registration.)
This one-hour online course provides instruction on what is involved in the process of mass dispensing of medications, vaccines, or other medical supplies. After completing this course, participants should be able to: describe the role of medical countermeasures in response to a public health emergency; list and describe the pharmaceutical resources available for public health crises (and how they could be used locally); and describe the purpose, flow, and roles of public health staff and volunteers in a mass dispensing clinic or point of distribution.