Healthcare Emergency Preparedness and Response

Emergency Readiness

American Hospital Association

Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Emergency Management Branch

Principles of Disaster Mitigation in Health Facilities

http://www.paho.org/English/PED/fundaeng.htm

Best Practices for HOSPITAL-BASED FIRST RECEIVERS OF VICTIMS from Mass Casualty Incidents Involving the Release of Hazardous Substances

U.S. OSHA (pdf file)

Emergency Management (EM) Principles and Practices for Healthcare Systems

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Emergency Preparedness and Response - Preparedness Resources for Hospitals

CDC

Public Health Management of Disasters: The Pocket Guide

American Public Health Association

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Challenge of Hospital Emergency Preparedness: Analysis and Recommendations

Joseph A. Barbera, MD, Dale J. Yeatts, MD and Anthony G. Macintyre, MD

Health Sector Requirements in Emergency Preparedness

The Centre for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness

Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning

Purdue University

Centre for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness

http://www.ceep.ca/

WebWISER - U.S. National Library of Medicine

WISER is a system designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents

Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents - (MHMI)
The MHMI series is a three volume set (with a video) comprised of recommendations for on-scene (prehospital), and hospital medical management of patients exposed during a hazardous materials incident.

CDC - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Sample of a Disaster Preparedness Plan Outline for Healthcare

(pdf file)

Hospitals and Community Emergency Response -- What You Need to Know

Occupational Safety & Health Administration U.S.A.

A National Assessment of Emergency Planning in Canadaís General Hospitals

Government of Canada (pdf file)

Ministry Emergency Response Plan

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario (pdf file)

Hospital News / Helping hospitals prepare for disaster

http://www.hospitalnews.com/modules/magazines/mag.asp?ID=3&IID=83&AID=1140

Canadian Publich Health Association Publications on Emergency Management

http://acsp.cpha.ca/english/hrc/hrcpubs/emergency.htm

Establishing a mass casualty management system / Pan American Health Organization

http://www.crid.or.cr/digitalizacion/pdf/eng/doc5934/doc5934.htm

Canadian Standarrds Association Emergency Preparedness and Response Standard / CAN/CSA-Z731-03

http://www.csa.ca/standards/community_safety/default.asp?
load=communitysafety&language=english

Public Health Agency of Canada / Emergency Management Links

http://www.cphln.ca/CPHLN/src/public_quick_links.php#link_ep

Hospital-Based First Receivers of Victims from Mass Casualty Incidents Involving the Release of Hazardous Substances

Occupational Safety and Health Best Practices (pdf file)

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety / Emergency Planning

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/hsprograms/planning.html

Sample of Hospital Emergency Plan: Columbia University Medical Center Emergency Management Plan

http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/about/emergproc/overview.html#Introduction

Vanderbilt Medical Center Dept. of Emergency Preparedness

http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/ep/index.htm

Planning for Resilience in Hospital Internal Disaster

Article by Sternberg (PDF file)

Emergency Prepardness and Response - Bioterrorism

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hospital-Based First Receivers Of Victims from Mass Casualty Incidents
Involving the Release of Hazardous Substances

U.S. OSHA BEST PRACTICES

The Disaster Research Center - University of Delaware

http://www.udel.edu/DRC/

Evaluation of Hospital Disaster Drills: A Module-Based Approach

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Medical Management Guidelines (MMGs) for Acute Chemical Exposures

CDC - Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Fundamentals of Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication

Yale School of Public Health

Radiation Event Medical Management

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration

NFPA 472: STANDARD FOR COMPETENCE OF RESPONDERS TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS/WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION INCIDENTS

http://www.nfpa.org/aboutthecodes/AboutTheCodes.asp?DocNum=472&cookie%5Ftest=1

 


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