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Leveraging African American Church Participation to Address COVID-19

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National Institutes of Health

Authors: LaPrincess C. Brewer, Gladys B. Asiedu, Clarence Jones, et al.

Contact hours: 1.5
Expiration date: December 31, 2021
Course price: $12

Course Summary

The purpose of the COVID-19 response project is to promote emergency preparedness during the pandemic among African American churches. Specific objectives are 1) to demonstrate the feasibility of implementing a COVID-19 emergency preparedness strategy within an existing community-based participatory research partnership with local African American churches and 2) to provide local African American churches with culturally relevant, evidence-based materials via electronic communication platforms to mitigate COVID-19 risk in their communities.

Citation: Brewer LC, Asiedu GB, Jones C, Richard M, Erickson J, Weis J, et al. (2020). Emergency  Preparedness and Risk Communication Among African American Churches: Leveraging a Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership COVID-19 Initiative. Prev Chronic Dis; 17:200408. Doi:10.5888/pcd17.200408.

Criteria for Successful Completion

A score of 80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.


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Course Objectives

When you finish this course you will be able to:

  1. Name 2 goals sought by CDC in partnering with African American churches regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
  2. Discuss at least 4 ways in which CDC outreach to African American churches was accomplished during the scope of the program.
  3. State the 1 event that terminated partnership in the program.