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Special Considerations for Older Adults in Disasters and Emergencies

This course provides an overview of the special concerns relating to caring for older adults in long-term care settings in a disa...


Author: Organization: Mather LifeWays and Catherine O'Brien Format(s): Reading material URL: http://www.matherlifeways.com/prepare Added: Mon May 28 15:25:41 -0400 2007 Last Updated: Tue Oct 16 12:44:44 -0400 2007 View Details

Primary Care Practitioners: Preparedness, Contributions, & Response to Major Incidents and Emergencies

A bioterrorism event like other major incidents cannot be handled within routine service arrangements because of the potential of many immediate casualties and subsequent long term health consequen...


Author: Arvind Patel Format(s): Artifact/Object, Mixed media/Kits, Video URL: http://www.isu.edu/irh/IBAPP/elluminate_Course.shtml Added: Wed Jun 06 13:35:58 -0400 2007 Last Updated: Wed Jun 06 13:35:59 -0400 2007 View Details

Protect Yourself First with Full Barrier Precaution

This module describes a stringent protocol for putting on and taking off full barrier Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This protocol is designed to protect healthcare providers from highly c...


Author: Jeanne Pfeiffer and Organization: MERET Format(s): Artifact/Object, Graphic presentations/Images, Posters/Charts, Reading material, Video URL: http://cpheo1.sph.umn.edu/meret/barrier.asp Added: Thu Jun 14 22:27:23 -0400 2007 Last Updated: Tue Jan 22 10:17:56 -0500 2008 View Details

Methods of Achieving Temporary Negative Pressure Isolation

This module provides an overview of how to create Temporary Negative Pressure Isolation (TNPI). Different methods for setting up temporary isolation (when there are no available AIIRs) are descr...


Author: Jeanne Pfeiffer and Organization: MERET Format(s): Artifact/Object, Graphic presentations/Images, Posters/Charts, Reading material, Software/Computer files URL: http://cpheo1.sph.umn.edu/meret/tnpi.asp Added: Thu Jun 14 22:43:10 -0400 2007 Last Updated: Tue Jan 22 10:19:03 -0500 2008 View Details

Design and Maintenance of Airborne Infection Isolation Rooms

This module provides an overview of the design and maintenance of permanently engineered airborne infection isolation rooms (AIIRs). These rooms are designed to prevent the spread of easily tran...


Author: Jeanne Pfeiffer and Organization: MERET Format(s): Artifact/Object, Graphic presentations/Images, Posters/Charts, Reading material, Software/Computer files URL: http://cpheo1.sph.umn.edu/meret/aiir.asp Added: Thu Jun 14 22:35:58 -0400 2007 Last Updated: Tue Jan 22 10:18:29 -0500 2008 View Details