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Modules on Using Computer Planning Models

This page contains links to materials that we have developed for training modules on the topic of using computer planning models for public health preparedness. All of the materials are provided free of charge for use by public health emergency preparedness planners.

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Disclaimer: Cooperative Agreement Number U50/CCU302718 from the CDC to NACCHO supported this publication. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the University of Maryland and the Advanced Practice Center for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response of Montgomery County, Maryland, and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC or NACCHO.

Module 1: Introduction to Computer Planning Models

This module introduces computer planning models, identifies different types of computer planning models, and describes the use of a model to plan an H1N1 flu shot clinic.

Contact Information

For more information about this material, please contact Rachel Abbey, Montgomery County, Maryland DHHS, Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center,; or Jeffrey W. Herrmann, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park,

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Last updated by Jeffrey W. Herrmann, December 6, 2011.