Resources for Core Competencies in Disaster Health

Core Competencies in Disaster Health1Resources

6.0 Demonstrate knowledge of surge capacity assets, consistent with one's role in organizational, agency, and/or community response plans

6.1 Describe the potential impact of a mass casualty incident on access to and availability of clinical and public health resources in a disaster or public health emergency

6.2 Identify existing surge capacity assets which could be deployed in a disaster or public health emergency

Mass casualty: Support and response webinar YouTube. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

National Incident Management System (NIMS). Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Mass casualty event preparedness and response. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Crisis standards of care: A systems framework for catastrophic disaster response. Institute of Medicine.

Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Emergency.

Schor K. Strauss-Riggs K. eds. Report on the domestic natural disaster health workforce. National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health.

Carmona RH, Darling RG, Knoben JE, Michael JM, eds. Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response: Principles & Practice. 1st ed. Maryland: PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health; 2010.

Chaffee M. Willingness of healthcare personnel to work in a disaster: an integrative review of the literature. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2009;3(1):42-56.

Crisis Standards of Care: A Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers. Institute of Medicine.

Deployable Federal Assets Supporting Domestic Disaster Response Operations PDF : Summary and Considerations for Congress. Congressional Research Services.

Core Competencies in Disaster Health1Resources

7.0 Demonstrate knowledge of principles and practices for the clinical management of all ages and populations affected by disasters and public health emergencies, in accordance with professional scope of practice.

7.1 Discuss common physical and mental health consequences for all ages and populations affected by a disaster or public health emergency

7.2 Explain the role of triage as a basis for prioritizing or rationing health care services for all ages and populations affected by a disaster or public health emergency

7.3 Discuss basic lifesaving and support principles and procedures that can be utilized at a disaster scene

Schor K, Fitzgerald T. Radiation Disaster Issues in Children: A Case-Based Activity. National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health. April 2014.

Crouch G. Radiation disaster issues in children: An approach to patient. National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health. September 2013.

Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Disaster and emergency response tools from the National Library of Medicine (CHEMM, REMM, WISER). National Library of Medicine. Disaster Information Management Research Center.

Special populations: Emergency and disaster preparedness. National Library of Medicine.

First Aid, CPR and AED. Red Cross.

Children and disasters. American Academy of Pediatrics.

Disaster preparedness & humanitarian opportunities. American Academy of Family Physicians.

Public health preparedness and disaster response. American Medical Association.

Disaster preparedness and response. American Nurses Association.

Pediatric Disaster Triage: Doing the Most Good for the Most Patients in the Least Time. Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center (NRC).

Bostick NA, Subbarao I, Burkle FM Jr, Hsu EB, Armstrong JH, James JJ. Disaster triage systems for large-scale catastrophic events. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2008 Sep;2 Suppl 1:S35-9. doi: 10.1097/DMP.0b013e3181825a2b. PubMed PMID:18769264.

National Disaster Life Support courses. National Disaster Life Support Foundation, Inc.

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8.0 Demonstrate knowledge of public health principles and practices for the management of all ages and populations affected by disasters and public health emergencies

8.1 Discuss public health consequences frequently seen in disasters and public health emergencies

8.2 Identify all ages and populations with functional and access needs who may be more vulnerable to adverse health effects in a disaster or public health emergency

8.3 Identify strategies to address functional and access needs to mitigate adverse health effects of disasters and public health emergencies

8.4 Describe common public health interventions to protect the health of all ages and populations affected by a disaster or public health emergency

Schonfeld DJ. Psychosocial Impacts of Disasters on Children. National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health. September 2013.

Preparedness: Public health emergency. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Emergency preparedness and response. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) toolkit: Second edition PDF. Atlanta (GA): CDC; 2012.

Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLC). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

ERP Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers (PERRCs) - Current Awards. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Special populations: Emergency and disaster preparedness. National Library of Medicine.

Public Health Links. American Public Health Association.

APHL Fact Sheets. Association of Public Health Laboratories.

Toolbox. National Association of County and City Health Officials.

Kailes, JI, Enders, A. Moving Beyond "Special Needs": A Function-Based Framework for Emergency Management and Planning PDF. Journal of Disability Policy Studies. 2007, 17(4): 230-237.

Clements B. Disasters and Public Health: Planning and Response. Burlington, Ma: Elsevier; 2009.

Carmona RH, Darling RG, Knoben JE, Michael JM, eds. Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response: Principles & Practice. 1st ed. Maryland: PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health; 2010.

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