Hot Topics in Public Health Law — for Facilitators

Tools to help facilitators deliver tailored Public Health Law Academy trainings

This collection of tools is part of the Public Health Law Academy, which provides a deeper understanding of the use of law and policy to improve population health outcomes. These resources support anyone interested in teaching public health practitioners about how public health law is constantly evolving in response to public health emergencies like natural disasters, the opioid epidemic, and health care shortages. When these events occur, understanding the law is critical to any effective public health response.

Start with our trainings in the Hot Topics in Public Health Law series, then download and tailor these resources for your specific audience.

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Public Health Threats & the US Constitution
Teach public health practitioners the legal concepts they’ll need when planning responses to public health emergencies.
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Legal & Policy Approaches to Reducing Prescription Drug Overdose
Teach public health practitioners about legal and policy approaches that states have adopted to address the overdose epidemic.
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Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreements
Teach public health practitioners, including pharmacists, about pharmacist collaborative practice agreements.

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