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Risk-based Decision Making is a Course

Risk-based Decision Making

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Course Date:

Open

Duration:

Ongoing

Commitment:

1-2 hrs/week

Requirement:

See below

Course Type:

Self-paced

Credential:

None

Description

This course will bring an awareness of what it means to have a risk-based decision making system, with an application to food safety. It will introduce learners to the normative elements of decision making, and will explain how “risk” fits into that structure. Learners will recognize the role of risk assessment, risk management and risk ranking in a risk-based decision making system. Learners will understand the role of data and analysis in driving a risk-based decision making system.

Objectives

At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the components of decision making in the public.
  • Recognize the value of risk-based decision making.
  • Understand how risk information can be used to make decisions.

Requirements: A basic understanding of food safety, but high level of technical knowledge not necessary.


Target Audience: People working on food safety in low and middle income countries.


Course is offered by The Ohio State University Global One Health Initiative.

Course Instructors

Kara Morgan

Kara Morgan

Research Scientist

Dr. Morgan is a Research Scientist at the Center for Foodborne Illness Research & Prevention at The Ohio State University.She worked at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for 11 years supporting their use of risk-based decision making for priority setting in foods, drugs and devices. Dr. Morgan teaches in the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.

 

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