Mapping and analysis of health and preparedness vulnerabilities

Meeting or Conference
Geospatial Applied Research Experts House (GSAREH)
04-06 Mar 2013
United States of America

A 3-Day GIS competency-based professional training course customized with your regional related datasets. Go beyond mapping and acquire a balanced dose of analytical knowledge and practical skills and become more efficient in using GIS in your day-to-day tasks. Attendees will: 1) Understand geographic data and how to use GIS to acquire, manage, and display health GIS data in digital form. 2) Learn the best practices in producing, creating, and designing paper and digital maps. 3) Communicate information through reports and charts. 4) Use address geocoding to display tabular address data as points on a map. 5) Create, update, and maintain GIS databases. 6) Leverage knowledge and skills in spatial problem solving and spatial decision making. 7) Explore spatial patterns and trends. 8) Get introduced to techniques for mapping and analyzing human health vulnerabilities. 9) Translate spatial thinking into spatial decision models. Prerequisites: No prior working knowledge in geospatial technologies is required. The course assumes general familiarity with the use of computers and windows platform. Familiarity with digital maps, and satellite imagery, as well as data entry, sorting, editing and filtering using spread sheets such as Microsoft Excel is encouraged.

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Event fee

The course costs $1,556 per trainee. Group registration of 3 or more trainees is eligible for 10% discount.

What is included in the event fee

- Printed Training Manuals (Presentations + Workbook) - CD (Training Manuals + Exercise Data + Other Useful Information) - Daily Breakfast & Lunch - All-day refreshments and beverages Refund policy: Full registration refund minus $99 processing fees if cancellation is done prior to registration deadline. No refund if cancellation happens after the registration deadline. Participant gets a credit towards another course offering.

Target audience

Public Health Officers, Health Preparedness Specialists, Epidemiologists, Occupational Health Officers, Health Care/Health Program Planners, Health Behavior Coordinators, Health Care Advocates, or Health Insurance Specialists

How to register

Please visit our website at or email us at [email protected] for more information.


Health & Health Facilities, GIS & Mapping
United States of America
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