Rapid Needs Assessments Methodology: Rapid Needs Assessments Online Training 2

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Date Developed: 2007. Source: Center for Public Health Preparedness (University of North Carolina). Presenter(s): Morgan Johnson, MPH; Steve Ramsey, RS; Mark Smith, PhD. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 10 minutes.


This presentation gives an overview of methodology behind Rapid Needs Assessments and the recent improvements made to this methodology.

Learning Objectives

• Describe Rapid Needs Assessment Methodology.

• Discuss the use of an RNA after Hurricane Wilma.

• Discuss recent advances in methodology.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.