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The resources on this page are organized by presentations (archived videos, slidecasts, and PowerPoints), resource documents (reports, issue briefs, fact sheets, websites), and tools and templates (spreadsheets, modifiable Word documents, job descriptions). If you don't find what you are looking for you can search by keyword using the search field at the top of this page.

 

Presentations

Workplace Violence: Plans, Tools, and Resources
2013 | Slidecast | Source: Connect Consulting Services
Workplace violence is behavior in which an employee, former employee or visitor to a workplace inflicts or threatens to inflict damage to property, serious harm, injury or death to others at the workplace. Health Centers need to include workplace violence in your emergency management as way to protect staff and patients. This training session highlights planning considerations for workplace violence and provides health center-specific tools and resources. PowerPoint Slides
Webinar #3 in 2013 Education and Training Series

 

Culture of Preparedness: Operationalizing Your Health Center Emergency Management Program
2013 | Slidecast | Source: Connect Consulting Services
Presentations from Health Centers describing how they have operationalized their emergency management plans into their daily work providing vital health services to low-income patients and communities. Learn strategies and tool on how fellow Health Centers have created a culture of preparedness that have benefited their organizations in a variety of ways to protect staff and patients. This training session highlights planning considerations for work place violence and provides health center-specific tools and resources.
Webinar #2 in 2013 Education and Training Series

 

Incident Response: Health Center Lessons Learned
2012 | Slidecast | Source: Connect Consulting Services
Includes an overview of the Incident Command System, and all hazards planning concepts.Webinar presented as part of a year-long educational series hosted by Michigan Primary Care Association and Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association.
Webinar #1 in 2013 Education and Training Series

 

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Training
Online Training | Source: Barbara Reynolds
This online course is made of course components and video presentation components. The course is divided into modules—each module corresponds to the divisions made in Barbara Reynolds' Crisis and Emergency Risk Communications book. You may also download the exercises as a PDF or PowerPoint slides.

 

Tools for Protecting Health Care Personnel
Video, Slides, PowerPoint | Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provide demonstrations of donning and removal of personal protective equipment (PPE) and appropriate hand hygiene. The goal of this program is to increase the safety of the health care work environment and promote patient safety through improved use of PPE by health care personnel.

 

Resource Documents

MI-Train

Online  |  Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Officer of Public Health Preparedness and Michigan State Police
Mi-Train.org is the nation's premier learning resource for professionals who protect the public. MI-Train is a free resource for all Michigan communities. 

MI Prepares Emergency Plan App
Mobile App  |  Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Emergency Preparedness and Response
The MI Prepares Emergency Plan Mobile App is a free tool, available on Apple iTunes and Google Play stores. The app is intended to help the public create a basic emergency plan in a few quick steps. The app allows users to import their contacts from their phone directly into a plan, select emergency family meeting places, and review basic supply checklists and Michigan-specific hazard sheets. A printable PDF of the completed emergency plan can then be emailed to the user's household contacts.

MI Prepares Emergency Plan Twitter
Social Media - Twitter  |  Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Emergency Preparedness and Response
Follow MI Prepares on Twitter.

Active Shooter Training Video
2012 | Video | Source: YouTube
Scenario based training video 18:18 in length

 

Active Shooter Training Scenario in a Hospital Setting
2012 | Video | Source:YouTube
Scenario based on a an angry patient family member in a hospital setting. Length 5:38

Michigan Health Center Emergency Preparedness Survey
2010 | PDF | Source: Michigan Department of Community Health's Office of Public Health Preparedness, Michigan Primary Care Association
This survey was used by the Michigan Department of Community Health’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Michigan Primary Care Association to inventory the levels of preparedness of Michigan’s Federally Qualified Health Centers.

 

Michigan Federally Qualified Health Centers Emergency Preparedness Statewide Survey Findings
2010 | PDF | Source: Michigan Department of Community Health's Office of Public Health Preparedness, Michigan Primary Care Association
Results of the Michigan Health Center Emergency Preparedness Survey, which inventories the levels of preparedness of Michigan's Federally Qualified Health Centers.

 

Education Resource Library
2011 | PDF | Source: Michigan Department of Community Health's Office of Public Health Preparedness, Michigan Primary Care Association
Developed as a result of the Michigan Health Center Emergency Preparedness Survey and findings. The purpose of this Education Resource Library is to aid Health Centers in developing and maintaining an emergency management plan that guides their response to all hazards.

 

Compendium of Emergency Management Best Practices, Lessons Learned, and Guidance for FQHCs
2011 | PDF | Source: Source: Michigan Department of Community Health's Office of Public Health Preparedness, Michigan Primary Care Association
Developed as a result of the Michigan Health Center Emergency Preparedness Survey and findings. The materials provided in this compendium will assist Michigan Primary Care Association and constituent Michigan-based FQHCs with overall emergency management program activities.

 

Glossary of Emergency Management Terms
2011 | PDF | Source: Michigan Department of Community Health's Office of Public Health Preparedness, Michigan Primary Care Association
Developed as a result of the Michigan Health Center Emergency Preparedness Survey and findings. This glossary lists common terms used in relation to emergency management.

 

Risk Communication Guidelines for Public Officials: Communicating in a Crisis
2002 | PDF | Source: Health Resources & Services Administration
Guides public officials in communicating with the public and the media during a public health crisis. Includes basic techniques for clear, effective communications, tips for working with the media, and strategies for correcting errors and rumors.

 

Emergencies Happen: An In-Depth Guide to Emergency Management for Health Centers
PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
The intent of this Health Center resource guide is to provide Health Centers with detailed information and resources, including various approaches to assist Health Centers in developing and implementing an Emergency Management component to their established risk management program.

 

Developing and Implementing an Emergency Management Plan for Your Health Center
2005 | PDF | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
This informational bulletin discusses reasons why Health Centers should develop a comprehensive Emergency Management plan; explores activities typically included in EM plans; provides a step-by-step approach to assist Health Centers in developing, implementing, and executing EM plans that are appropriate in terms of organizational size and composition, while taking into consideration the environment in which the organization operates; and provides an overview of "business interruption insurance,” as well as a list of outside resources, which may provide further assistance to Health Centers in preparing their EM plans.

 

Working With Your Community: Preparing for Emergency Response
PDF | Source: Community Health Centers of New York State
This guide can help your Health Center strengthen links with the organizations in the community. It provides tips on establishing relationships with first responder agencies, identifying community organizations to partner with, and connecting local leaders with emergency preparedness training. If you make connections with the broader community in advance, you’ll be ready to work together when emergencies take place.

 

CDC's Emergency Preparedness and Response Website
Website | Source: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
The CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response website is CDC’s primary source of information and resources for preparing for and responding to public health emergencies. This site continues to keep the public informed about public health emergencies and provides the information needed to protect and save lives.

 

Ready.gov
Website | Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Launched in February 2003, Ready is a national public service advertising campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation. Ready and its Spanish language version Listo ask individuals to do three key things: (1) build an emergency supply kit, (2) make a family emergency plan and (3) be informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Website | Source: FEMA
FEMA’s mission is to support citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.

 

Department of Homeland Security
Website | Source: Department of Homeland Security
Provides a wealth of resources on disasters, terrorism, and more.

NACHC Emergency Management Webpage
Website | Source: National Association of Community Health Centers
Provides tools, templates, and other resources to help your Health Center assess your readiness, identify the hazards in your area, and develop a comprehensive emergency management plan. It also includes links to emergency management policy that affects Health Center planning; personal preparedness information, resources, and templates; hazard specific information; and additional links.

 

American Red Cross
Website | Source: American Red Cross
Includes tools and tips for preparing for an emergency at your home, and workplace.

 

CDC Flu Activity & Surveillance Reports
Website | Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Links to current U.S. flu activity map, weekly U.S. influenza surveillance report, and international influenza surveillance.

 

Michigan Prepares
Website | Source: State of Michigan
Website devoted to disaster preparedness in Michigan.

 

Michigan Office of Public Health Preparedness
Website | Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
The Bureau of EMS, Trauma and Prepareness (BETP) is the emergency preparedness and response arm of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The office serves to protect the health of Michigan residents before, during and after an emergency through the integration of public health and medical preparedness initiatives and by leveraging diverse partnerships. BETP maintains a dual role in both preparedness planning and in emergency response. These activities encompass all hazards, including natural and man-made disasters, acts of bioterrorism, infectious disease outbreaks and other emergencies that impact the health of the public. The website includes links to health care preparedness planning, public health preparedness planning, and training and events.

 

Michigan Surveillance Systems
Website | Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Includes links to the Michigan Disease Surveillance System, Emergency Department Syndromic Surveillance, and useful websites on Michigan communicable disease reporting.

 

Michigan's Communicable Disease Rules
Website | Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Outlines the reporting requirements for health care professionals regarding communicable diseases.

 

Reportable Diseases in Michigan
2012 | PDF | Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
A guide for physicians, health care providers, and laboratories in Michigan on reportable diseases to the Michigan Disease Surveillance System or local health department.

 

Michigan Center for Public Health Preparedness
Website | Source: University of Michigan School of Public Health, Office of Public Health Practice
MI-CPHP is part of a national network of centers established to support preparedness efforts of state and local health departments nationwide. MI-CPHP is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MI-CPHP training products are competency-based, performance driven, targeted to the public health workforce, and designed to enhance individual and agency competency.

 

Michigan State Police Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division
Website | Source: Michigan State Police
Includes the status of current emergency, upcoming conferences, Emergency Management and Homeland Security publication, local emergency management program contacts, and more.

 

Tools & Templates

Workplace Violence Prevention
2013 | Website | Source: United States Department of Labor: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Resources for preventing workplace violence and bullying.

 

Pandemic Influenza Plan Template
2011 | PDF | Source: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services,Division of Emergency Preparedness and Response,  Michigan Primary Care Association
Developed as a result of the Michigan Health Center Emergency Preparedness Survey and findings. The intent of this template is to provide a tool for Health Centers whether just starting the process of developing a comprehensive Pandemic Influenza Plan or for use in updating an existing Pandemic Influenza Plan.

 

CHC Incident Management Team Chart
2012 | DOC | Source: Connect Consulting Services
Includes charts for incident management at Health Centers, Health Center incident management team crosswalk and hierarchy, the Incident Command System organization in a Health Center, and the National Incident Management System process.

 

Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
2001 | PDF | Source: American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association
Formalizing the requirement for a hazard vulnerability analysis serves to formalize the process within organizations, and organizations should now be able to produce documentation to evidence the analysis. This document discusses the factors entering into the analysis and provides a tool that may be used by organizations to document it.

 

Medical Center Hazard and Vulnerability Analysis
2001 | PDF | Source: Kaiser Permanente
This document is a sample Hazard Vulnerability Analysis tool. It is not a substitute for a comprehensive emergency preparedness program. Individuals or organizations using this tool are solely responsible for any hazard assessment and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Included is a Self Calculating Document.

 

Community Clinic and Health Center Emergency Operations Plan Template
2004 | PDF | California Primary Care Association, California EMS Authority
The purpose of this template is to assist community clinics and Health Centers to develop and maintain an emergency management program to guide their response to all emergencies, regardless of cause. The template is in a "fill-in the blank” format and includes planning language, procedures, policies, and forms needed to create a comprehensive plan.

 

Public Health Emergency Exercise Toolkit
2006 | PDF | Source: Columbia University School of Nursing, Center for Health Policy
This toolkit is intended to guide local public health agency staff in developing, implementing, and evaluating emergency drills and exercises; and facilitating the public health aspects of larger, multiagency
emergency exercise events.

 

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guide for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers
2009 | PDF | Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The goal of this document is to help health care workers and employers prepare for and respond to an influenza pandemic. The guidance document is organized into four major sections: clinical background information on influenza, Infection control, pandemic influenza preparedness, and OSHA standards of special importance.

 

Michigan Health Alert Network (MIHAN)
Web-based Notification System | Source: State of Michigan
Alerts registered users of conditions that could adversely impact the health and safety of Michigan's residents. The system also provides situational awareness about important but non-emergency health-related information. MIHAN participants include key points of contact from the State of Michigan, local public health, hospitals, EMS agencies, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Centers, Long Term Care facilities, and emergency management.

 
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