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1. Disasters: Keeping Volunteers, Workers, and Responders Safe
Date Published: 8/21/2019
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This one-hour webinar from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Emergency Partners Information Connection and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is for volunteers, workers, and responders who clean up, rebuild, or support other response and recovery efforts after a flood, earthquake, storm, fire, or other disaster. It discusses how to reduce risk from injuries, chemical exposures, environmental hazards, and psychological stressors. It details potential hazards in disaster response, and the pre-deployment phase of disaster planning....[more] [less]
Authors: Delaney, Lisa
Type: Instructional/Training Material
ID: 19880. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
2. Organizational Wellness From the Top: Stress Mitigation and Work Satisfaction for Staff
Date Published: 8/19/2019
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This one-hour, 16-minute webinar from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange), which is Module 2 in a series, discusses organizational “disease,” and how stress can negatively affect the work environment. Tips and tools for measuring wellness and implementing related strategies are included. The module closes with stress-reducing exercises for executives, and an emphasis on the importance of physical activity and learning opportunities for leaders and staff. Workers dealing with traumatic situations resulting in compassion fatigue, burnout, and secondary traumatic stress are particularly in need of the strategies....[more] [less]
Authors: Naturale, April
Type: Instructional/Training Material
ID: 19854. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
3. Cognitive Tools for Mitigating Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Traumatic Stress
Date Published: 8/19/2019
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This 58-minute webinar from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange), which is Module 3 in a series, discusses cognitive-based tools and strategies for identifying and mitigating stress, compassion fatigue, and secondary traumatic stress. It also addresses the behavioral health effects of compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, vicarious trauma, and burnout....[more] [less]
Authors: Naturale, April
Type: Instructional/Training Material
ID: 19855. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
4. Preparing for the Worst, Responding at Your Best, and Continuing On
Date Published: 8/19/2019
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This 46-minute webinar from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange) summarizes Modules 1 and 2 in this series, and provides scenarios and information that will help emergency healthcare responders and providers prepare to manage their emotional responses during real-life situations....[more] [less]
Authors: Naturale, April
Type: Instructional/Training Material
Access Notes: Link to Disaster Lit record for Module 1: https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/search/id:19853
Link to Disaster Lit record for Module 2: https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/search/id:19854
ID: 19856. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
5. Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Traumatic Stress Identification for Healthcare Providers
Date Published: 8/16/2019
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This one-hour webinar from TRACIE (Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange), which is Module 1 in a series, discusses the concept of traumatic stress, including risk factors and symptoms associated with compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, vicarious trauma, and burnout. Participants will be able to define, identify, and apply personal and professional self-care strategies to prevent and address the associated behavioral health effects....[more] [less]
Authors: Naturale, April
Type: Instructional/Training Material
Access Notes: Link to related video on Who, Me? How Do I Know if I Have Compassion Fatigue and Secondary Traumatic Stress?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a33OqqF60m0&feature=youtu.be
ID: 19853. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
6. Live from Geneva: Q&A on #Dengue
Date Published: 8/14/2019
Format: Video or Multimedia
Annotation: This 25-minute video features live responses from an expert to questions about dengue, which is transmitted through Aedes aegypti and Aedes Albopictus mosquitoes, also known as Asian tiger mosquitoes. These are the same mosquitoes that transmit chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika. Topics include identifying the warning signs and symptoms of severe dengue, and complications caused by dengue....[more] [less]
Authors: Lackritz, Eve
Type: Instructional/Training Material
ID: 19838. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
7. Hospital Safety Index: Guide for Evaluators; Second Edition
Date Published: 8/13/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 176-page guide provides a step-by-step explanation of how to use the Safe Hospitals Checklist, and how the evaluation can be used to obtain a rating of the structural and nonstructural safety, and the emergency and disaster management capacity, of a hospital. The results of the evaluation enable a hospital’s own safety index to be calculated. The Hospital Safety Index occupies a central place in local, national, and global efforts to improve the functioning of hospitals in emergencies and disasters....[more] [less]
Type: Guideline/Assessment Tool
ID: 19843. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
8. Preparedness Index for Health Emergencies and Disasters
Date Published: 8/13/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: This 16-page document provides a voluntary tool to be used by health sector authorities to measure progress in emergency and disaster preparedness with a multi-hazard approach and in line with the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Strategic Framework for Emergency Preparedness. Its aim is to estimate the national or sub-national health preparedness capacity to deal with natural, anthropic, and health events (epidemics) that generate emergencies and disasters, and the capacity of the health sector to recover early from the effects of these events....[more] [less]
Type: Guideline/Assessment Tool
ID: 19844. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
9. Reduce Risk from Water: From Plumbing to Patients
Date Published: 8/2/2019
Format: Text
Annotation: This web page details how water in healthcare settings can harbor germs that threaten the safety of patients and spread antibiotic-resistant pathogens or healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), and how to reduce those risks. Topics are Water Management Program; Sinks, Drains, Plumbing; Research; Opportunistic Pathogens of Premise Plumbing; Further Reading; Healthcare Water Management; and Outbreaks Involving Waterborne Pathogens....[more] [less]
Type: Web Page
ID: 19873. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
10. Synthetic Opioid Surge in the United States: Insights from Mortality and Seizure Data
Date Published: 8/2019
Format: PDF
Annotation: In this 20-page report, the authors examine mortality data at the state level across several drug classes to better understand the evolution and concentration of opioid overdose fatalities in the United States. They also analyze drug seizures of fentanyl and fentanyl analogs across states and over time to determine the overlap between supply-side indicators and state-level mortality data. Among the findings is that overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids and certain supply-side indicators of synthetic opioids have increased over time but remain concentrated in certain states....[more] [less]
Authors: Pardo, Bryce; Caulkins, Jonathan; Kilmer, Beau; Pacula, Rosalie; Reuter, Peter; et al.
Type: Report
ID: 19860. From: Disaster Lit®a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
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