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Authors: Karen A. Ricci, Edward W. Chan, Anita Chandra, Kristin J. Leuschner, Molly Shea, Danielle M. Varda, Jeffrey Wasserman
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: public, health, developing, approaches, task, volunteer, respond, emergencies, iii, program, learned, exercises, preparedness, exemplary, practices, enhancing, lessons, phase
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This working paper provides hands-on strategies and approaches that can beused by public health agencies and other community organizations to establish or expand a volunteer program for building workforce surge capacity in the event of a public health emergency. The authors examine how various organizations — local and state public health authorities; Medical Reserve Corps units; national di......
Authors: Terri Tanielian, Karen A. Ricci, Michael A. Stoto, David J. Dausey, Lois M. Davis, Sarah Myers, Stuart S. Olmsted, Henry H. Willis
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Keywords: preparedness, health, public, practices, exemplary
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RAND was contracted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop resources and prepare analyses that help describe and enhance key aspects of state and local public health emergency preparedness. As part of this work, RAND was asked to compile a repository of exemplary practices in public health preparedness. This report provides an overview of the methods and criteria used to se......
ISBN: 1897425511, 9781897425510
Authors: Beth Perry,
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Keywords: nursing, exemplary, images, time, moments
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Publisher: UBC PrePublished Time: UBC PrePages: 224This book is based on a study of the beliefs, actions, and interactions of a group of extraordinary oncology nurses - the nurses their peers would choose to have care for them if they were diagnosed with cancer. Beth Perry weaves narrative, comments, field notes, poetry, and photography to create a very personal and unique perspective on nursing. ......
Authors: Debra Lotstein, Karen A. Ricci, Stefanie Stern, Jennifer J. Li, Lisa V. Rubenstein, Nicole Lurie
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: preparedness, pandemic, influenza, readiness, prepare, emergency, promoting, pilot, colla, learning, improvement, quality, report, final, exemplary, exercises, health, public, practices, lessons, task, iii, phase, learned, enhancing
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Quality improvement (QI) techniques, though based on proven business and management practices, have not been widely available to public health departments. Recently, there have been nascent efforts to promote QI in public health, although there is little QI activity in the area of public health emergency preparedness (PHEP). Promoting Emergency Preparedness and Readiness for Pandemic Influenza (PR......
ISBN: 0833001809, 9780833001801
Authors: William S. Faught, D. A. Waterman, Philip Klahr, Stanley J. Rosenschein, Daniel Gorlin, S. J. Tepper
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Keywords: system, programming, exemplary
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Describes the design and implementation of EP-2, the current version of a prototype exemplary programming system developed as a programming aid for nonexpert computer users.The EP system allows software to be created by example, i.e., the user performs some task on a computer while EP-2 "watches," recording the interaction.EP-2 then constructs a model of the interaction and stores it for subsequen......
Authors: Melinda Moore, Horacio R. Trujillo, Brooke Stearns Lawson, Ricardo Basurto Davila, David K. Evans
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Keywords: international, disaster, management, practices, exemplary, relief, learning, models
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Natural disasters are an unfortunately common occurrence in the United States and countries around the world. In the United States, Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of the Gulf Coast in 2005 spurred a renewed interest in improving U.S disaster management practices. As such, government entities- from the White House and U.S. Senate to state and local emergency preparedness agencies have been c......
ISBN: 9264186131, 9789264186132
Author: Programme On Educational Building
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Keywords: facilities, educational, exemplary, learning, designs
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Publisher: OECD PublishingPublished Time: OECD PublishingPages: 170This book is a compilation devoted to high quality school and university buildings from 21 countries. Full-colour photographs and plans illustrate the 55 educational facilities selected by an international jury in recognition of their forward-looking response to the changing environment of teaching and learning. Readers will also f......
Authors: Lisa R. Shugarman, Elisa Eiseman, Arvind Jain, Nancy Nicosia, Stefanie Stern, Jeffrey Wasserman
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: health, exercises, public, addressing, extant, local, readiness, emergencies, adequacy, state, learned, exemplary, preparedness, practices, lessons, enhancing, assessing
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RAND was asked to develop a set of criteria by which the design of emergency response exercises could be evaluated and then to apply those criteria to actual exercises that focus on assessing and improving the readiness of local and state public health departments to respond to public health emergencies, including bioterrorism. This document presents the results of a large-scale application of the......
ISBN: 0788142186, 9780788142185
Author: Kay Collett Goss
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Keywords: emergency, management, practices, exemplary, preparedness, compendium, partnerships
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 97Describes public & private sector emergency management (EM) practices that include unique coordination among organizations, volunteer projects, resource sharing, & other innovative approaches to EM. Organized by state, the programs are listed alphabetically by the name of the contact person. Each listing provides the name of the p......
ISBN: 1437902928, 9781437902921
Author: Maria A. Yonker
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Keywords: emergency, management, practices, exemplary, preparedness, compendium, partnerships
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 54This Compendium is a product of the emergency mgmt. community working in partnership in service to the public. It is the result of FEMA?s continuing outreach initiative to identify the innovative ideas, emerg. mgmt. talent, and abundant resources that exist throughout the country. An exemplary practice is any idea, project, progra......
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