Planning Resources by Setting: http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/healthcare/hospitals.htm
Preparedness for Healthcare Facilities
- Adapting Standards of Care under Extreme Conditions: Guidance for Professionals During Disasters, Pandemics, and Other Extreme Emergencies (2 MB/26 pages)
This policy paper can be used a basis for protocol development and refinement, especially in regard to ethics and standards that apply to decisions about care made during unusual or extreme circumstances such as those resulting from emergencies, disasters, or pandemics. Prepared for the American Nurses Association by the Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing.
- Bioterrorism Readiness Plan: A Template for Healthcare Facilities(http://www.bt.cdc.gov/bioterrorism/pdf/13apr99APIC-CDCBioterrorism.pdf) (1.5 MB/34 pages)
- OSHA Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers of Victims
Information to assist hospitals in developing & implementing emergency management plans for protecting hospital-based emergency department personnel during the receipt of contaminated victims from mass casualty incidents occurring at locations other than the hospital. Provided by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).
- MMWR QuickStats: Percentage of Hospitals with Staff Members Trained to Respond to Selected Terrorism-Related Diseases or Exposures
National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2003–2004
MMWR 2007 Apr 27;56(16):401.
- HHS Response and Recovery Resources Compendium
Preparedness for Specific Types of Emergencies
- Bioterrorism Emergencies(http://www.bt.cdc.gov/bioterrorism/prep.asp)
- Chemical Emergencies(http://www.bt.cdc.gov/chemical/prep.asp)
- Mass Casualties(http://www.bt.cdc.gov/masscasualties/index.asp)
- Natural Disasters(http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/index.asp)
- Radiation Emergencies(http://www.bt.cdc.gov/radiation/index.asp)
- See Agents, Diseases, & Other Threats(http://www.bt.cdc.gov/az/a.asp) for a full list of health hazards covered on this website
- Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Healthcare Setting