Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health 7 April 2018

No-Notice Incidents: Community Response and Media Management

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 04/2018This four-page tip sheet is part of a series from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) for hospitals and other healthcare facilities planning for no-notice incident response, based on healthcare system lessons learned from recent no-notice incidents. This document provides tips on Security Implications, Volunteers, Media Affairs, and Donations. (PDF)

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No-Notice Incidents: Expanding Traditional Roles to Address Patient Surge

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 04/2018This two-page tip sheet is part of a series from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) for hospitals and other healthcare facilities planning for no-notice incident response, based on healthcare system lessons learned from recent no-notice incidents. As part of their planning, healthcare facilities should consider planning for specialty providers and other personnel to assume non-traditional roles to help address the patient surge. This document provides tips on Non-Traditional Roles of Anesthesiologists, and Non-Traditional Roles of Other Personnel. (PDF)

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No-Notice Incidents: Family Assistance

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 04/2018This two-page tip sheet is part of a series from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) for hospitals and other healthcare facilities planning for no-notice incident response, based on healthcare system lessons learned from recent no-notice incidents. This document provides tips on Family Assistance, including designating a location away from the treatment space for loved ones to wait for information, and establishing a process even if there is no information to give. (PDF)

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No-Notice Incidents: Fatality Management

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 04/2018This two-page tip sheet is part of a series from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) for hospitals and other healthcare facilities planning for no-notice incident response, based on healthcare system lessons learned from recent no-notice incidents. This document provides tips on Mortuary Response, When Responders Are Affected, and Forensic Considerations. (PDF)

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No-Notice Incidents: Hospital Triage, Intake, and Throughput

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 04/2018This three-page tip sheet is part of a series from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) for hospitals and other healthcare facilities planning for no-notice incident response, based on healthcare system lessons learned from recent no-notice incidents. This document includes tips to Prepare for Non-Triaged Patients, Conduct Initial Triage and Intake, Review Trauma Alias Process for Patients Who Arrive Without Identification, and Stage Personnel and Resources to Manage Initial Treatment Needs. (PDF)

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No-Notice Incidents: Non-Trauma Hospital Considerations

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 04/2018This two-page tip sheet is part of a series from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) for hospitals and other healthcare facilities planning for no-notice incident response, based on healthcare system lessons learned from recent no-notice incidents. This document provides tips on Patient Arrival, Patient Management, Surgical Services, and Communications and Information Sharing. (PDF)

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No-Notice Incidents: Trauma Surgery Adaptations and Lessons

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 04/2018This three-page tip sheet is part of a series from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) for hospitals and other healthcare facilities planning for no-notice incident response, based on healthcare system lessons learned from recent no-notice incidents. This document provides tips to Plan for Clear Decision Making on Patient Prioritization, Consider Zoning Patients by Injury Type, Plan for Services to Support Trauma Surgery, Know How Other Spaces Will Be Used, and Plan for the Next Shift. (PDF)

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No-Notice Incidents: Trauma System Considerations

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. 04/2018This two-page tip sheet is part of a series from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) for hospitals and other healthcare facilities planning for no-notice incident response, based on healthcare system lessons learned from recent no-notice incidents. This document provides tips on Community-Wide Patient Distribution Considerations, Resource Considerations, and Surgical Services. (PDF)

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6th Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools: Part 2

Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. 10/17/2017This one-hour, 42-minute recording is from a conference that highlights national examples of supportive water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in schools environments that ensure schools are ready for girls. It includes a presentation on Integrating Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) into an Education in Emergencies (EiE) Response: Learning from the Development of a Cross-Sectoral Toolkit. (Video or Multimedia)

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