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Emergency Preparedness: Incidents Affecting Children

Emergency preparedness must encompass the needs of the entire population; in the United States, children and youth represent 26% of the population. Therefore, in any emergency of significant scope&...


Author: David Markenson MD, FAAP, EMT-P and Organization: New York Consortium for Emergency Preparedness Continuing Education Format(s): Software/Computer files URL: http://www.nycepce.org/CourseList.htm Added: Mon Aug 14 15:17:21 -0400 2006 Last Updated: Tue Mar 11 17:53:57 -0400 2008 View Details

Emergency Preparedness: Explosive Incidents

Explosive incidents may result from a variety of situations, including:

  • Industrial accidents
  • Accidents involving vehicles transporting incendiary or other hazardous material...


    Author: Organization: New York Consortium for Emergency Preparedness Continuing Education and Neill Oster MD Format(s): Software/Computer files URL: http://www.nycepce.org/CourseList.htm Added: Mon Aug 14 15:29:30 -0400 2006 Last Updated: Tue Mar 11 17:52:53 -0400 2008 View Details

Surge Capacity for Disasters: Role of the Community Health/Public Health Nurse

In a major disaster, public health agencies must be able to expand operations to effectively monitor community health, provide care when others fail, and educate the community about risks and ap...


Author: Organization: New York Consortium for Emergency Preparedness Continuing Education and Kristine Qureshi RN, CEN, DNSc Format(s): Software/Computer files, Audio, Video URL: http://www.ualbanycphp.org/GRS/eventpast.cfm?id=47 Added: Mon Aug 14 15:42:47 -0400 2006 Last Updated: Wed Mar 12 10:42:15 -0400 2008 View Details

Making Sense of the National Incident Management System

Compliance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) is a critical piece of your community's preparedness programs, but has anyone really explained how public health activities fit...


Author: Organization: New York Consortium for Emergency Preparedness Continuing Education and Donald Sutton PhD Format(s): Software/Computer files, Audio, Video URL: http://www.ualbanycphp.org/GRS/eventpast.cfm?id=50 Added: Mon Aug 14 15:54:55 -0400 2006 Last Updated: Wed Mar 12 10:35:10 -0400 2008 View Details

Lessons from Hurricane Katrina

Presentation by Dr. Curiel during the Medical and Ethical Decision Seminar, October 2006. Dr. Curiel relates the events during and immediately following Hurricane Katrina as he, his wife, and an un...


Author: Organization: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium and TJ Curiel MD, MPH Format(s): Video URL: http://www.scahec.net/prepares/courses/curiel/player.html Added: Thu Dec 28 16:19:13 -0500 2006 Last Updated: Thu Dec 28 16:19:13 -0500 2006 View Details