Disaster Triage for Epidemics

Description: The course “Disaster Triage for Epidemics” is designed to give a brief overview of the type of epidemic triage potentially used in large-scale bio-events. An algorithm for triage is provided, along with a brief discussion of the ethical and moral conflicts that may arise as a result of triage.

Author(s)
Developer
Name: Kanako Sturgis, MPH
Title: Program Specialist
Organization: Institute for Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University
Contact
Name: Anna Daddario, MSW
Phone: 808-956-0895
Address: 1960 East-WestRd., Biomedical Building A108, Honolulu, HI, 96822-2223

Meta Information
Languages: English
Keywords: traige, Disaster, Disaster Triage, Epidemics
Target Capabiltities: Common: Community Preparedness and Participation, Common: Risk Management, Prevent: Information Gathering and Recognition of Indicators & Warnings, Protect: Epidemiologic Surveillance and Investigation, Respond: Critical Resource Logistics & Distribution, Respond: Isolation and Quarantine, Respond: Mass Care (Sheltering, Feeding, Related services), Respond: Mass Prophylaxis, Respond: Medical Supplies Management and Distribution, Respond: Medical Surge, Respond: On-site Incident Managment, Respond: Public Safety and Security Response, Respond: Triage and Pre-hospital Treatment
Universal Task Listing: Prevent, Protect, Respond, Recover
Cognative Domain: Knowledge, Comprehension, Application
Copyright Restrictions: Creative Commons - Attribution
Is Product...: Downloadable, Reusable, Accessible, Interoptable
Learning Management System Compatability: None
Added: Tue Feb 19 19:12:51 -0500 2008
Last Updated: Wed Jul 15 18:51:49 -0400 2009