Resources for Core Competencies in Disaster Health

Core Competencies in Disaster Health1Resources

9.0 Demonstrate knowledge of ethical principles to protect the health and safety of all ages, populations, and communities affected by a disaster or public health emergency

9.1 Discuss ethical issues likely to be encountered in disasters and public health emergencies

9.2 Describe ethical issues and challenges associated with crisis standards of care in a disaster or public health emergency

9.3 Describe ethical issues and challenges associated with allocation of scarce resources implemented in a disaster or public health emergency

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

Information sources on ethics in disaster medicine and public health. Disaster Information Management Research Center. National Library of Medicine.

Ethical and legal aspects of disaster response. Medical Library Association.

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

Medical ethics. American Medical Association.

A shared statement of ethical principles for those who shape and give health care: A working draft. American College of Physicians.

Core Competencies in Disaster Health1Resources

10.0 Demonstrate knowledge of legal principles to protect the health and safety of all ages, populations, and communities affected by a disaster or public health emergency

10.1 Describe legal and regulatory issues likely to be encountered in disasters and public health emergencies

10.2 Describe legal issues and challenges associated with crisis standards of care in a disaster or public health emergency

10.3 Describe legal issues and challenges associated with allocation of scarce resources implemented in a disaster or public health emergency

10.4 Describe legal statutes related to health care delivery that may be activated or modified under a state or federal declaration of disaster or public health emergency

Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Public Law 93-288) as amended. Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Public health law. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Public health law news. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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

Center for law and the public's health. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Publications and resources search. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Pandemic flu - public health research guide. Georgetown Law Library.

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11.0 Demonstrate knowledge of short- and long-term considerations for recovery of all ages, populations, and communities affected by a disaster or public health emergency

11.1 Describe clinical considerations for the recovery of all ages and populations affected by a disaster or public health emergency

11.2 Discuss public health considerations for the recovery of all ages and populations affected by a disaster or public health emergency

11.3 Identify strategies for increasing the resilience of individuals and communities affected by a disaster or public health emergency

11.4 Discuss the importance of monitoring the mental and physical health impacts of disasters and public health emergencies on responders and their families

National Disaster Recovery Framework. Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Recovering from a disaster. Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Sources of emergency and disaster health information from the U.S. government. National Library of Medicine. Disaster Information Management Research Center.

Disaster recovery and environmental health. National Library of Medicine, Disaster Information Management Research Center.

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