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Emergency Management and Preparedness Planning

  • Emergency Management Program Development, Documentation, Review, and Audit
  • Comprehensive Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA)
  • 96 hour sustainability assessment planning
  • Evacuation Planning
  • Patient Decontamination Planning
  • Patient Surge Planning

Education and Training

  • Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) Training
  • OSHA First Receiver Awareness and Operations Level Decontamination Training
  • Aggression Management/Active Shooter Training

Exercises and Drills

  • Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Compliant
  • Exercise design and facilitation: tabletop through full-scale or functional exercises
  • After-action and Improvement Planning

Dr. Buchman recommends these Emergency Management resources for information critical to healthcare facility preparedness:

HYPERLINKS

U.S. Department of Health Hospital Preparedness Program
http://www.phe.gov/preparedness/planning/hpp/pages/default.aspx

OSHA Best Practices:  Training First Receivers
http://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/bestpractices/html/hospital_firstreceivers.html#c0

FEMA National Preparedness Directorate Online Course Catalog
http://www.training.fema.gov

California Emergency Medical Services Authority: Hospital Incident Command System
http://www.emsa.ca.gov/hospital_incident_command_system_2013_hics_revision

Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry: Medical Management Guidelines
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/MMG/index.asp

Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry: Emergency Response
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/emergencyresponse.html

California Hospital Association: Preparing Hospitals for Disasters
http://www.calhospitalprepare.org

Wisconsin Hospital Emergency Preparedness Program
http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/preparedness/hospital/index.htm

The Center for Preparedness Education: HICS Small./Rural Hospital
http://www.preped.org/Resources/HospitalPreparednessResources.aspx

Center for HICS Education & Training
http://www.hicscenter.org