Authors: Linda Young Landesman, DrPH, MSW
Being prepared to respond to natural disasters, terrorist events, and infectious disease outbreaks has become an important competency for healthcare professionals. Yet most instructors wonder: What do my students need to know?
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness distills the essential, cutting-edge information about how communities and healthcare facilities prepare and manage the response processes, meeting federal guidelines. This pioneering book has been written by the premiere public health specialist in the field, Linda Young Landesman, DrPH, MSW.
Chapter 1: Emergencies, Disasters, and Health Care
Chapter 2: Emergency and Disaster Planning and Management
Chapter 3: Healthcare Planning, Challenges, and Case Studies
Chapter 4: Healthcare Response Procedures
Chapter 5: Maintaining Continuity of Care
Chapter 6: Professional and Personal Preparedness
Chapter 7: The Roles of Allied Health Professionals
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