Resources

Training
Community Planning
 
  • Pediatric Preparedness and Disaster Services
  • Stehling-Ariza, T., Park, Y., Sury, J., & Abramson, D. (2012) Measuring the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Access to a Personal Healthcare Provider: The Use of the National Survey of Children's Health for an External Comparison Group.
    Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16(0), 170-177. doi: 10.1007/s10995-012-1006-y
  • Kanter, Robert K. (2012) The 2011 Tuscaloosa Tornado: Integration of Pediatric Disaster Services into Regional Systems of Care
    The Journal of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY; National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • The Journal of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY; National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Foltin, G, Redlener, I. (2009) The Future of Pediatric Preparedness:
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY; Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
  • Pediatric Preparedness for Disasters and Terrorism:
    National Consensus Conference: 2009
  • Pediatric Preparedness for Disasters and Terrorism:
    National Consensus Conference: 2007
  • Pediatric Preparedness for Disasters and Terrorism:
    National Consensus Conference: 2003
  • Domestic Preparedness Budget Cuts
  • Domestic preparedness cuts in the current federal budget threaten infrastructure gains and public health preparedness:
    2011 By Redlener, I. & Abramson, D.
  • BP Oil Spill
  • Impact on Children and Families of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Preliminary Findings of the Coastal Population Impact Study
    2010 By Abramson, D., Redlener, I., Stehling-Ariza, T., Sury, J., Banister, A., & Park, Y.
  • Nuclear Terrorism
  • Regional Health and Public Health Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism:
    Optimizing Survival in a Low Probability / High Consequence Disaster: 2010 (42 pages) By Redlener, I., Garrett, A., Levin, K. &Mener A.
  • Regional Health and Public Health Preparedness for Nuclear Terrorism:
    Final Report and Recommendations: 2010 (16 pages) By Redlener, I. & Levin, K.
  • The 2008 American Preparedness Project: Why Parents May Not Heed Evacuation Orders & What Emergency Planners, Families and Schools Need to Know
  • NCDP White Paper
  • Population Vulnerabilities, Preconditions, and the Consequences of Disasters
  • Social Research Vol75 : No 3 : Fall 2008,
    By Dr. Irwin Redlener
  • Gulf Coast Child and Family Health Study
  • Legacy of Katrina's Children
  • Mississippi: Recovery Divide
  • Full Report
  • Executive Summary
  • Top Lines
  • Louisiana: On the Edge
  • Full Report
  • Executive Summary
  • American Preparedness Project - The Marist Poll
  • 2011: Where the U.S. Public Stands
  • 2007: Where the U.S. Public Stands
  • 2006: Public Confidence in Government
  • 2005: Crisis of Confidence
  • Pandemic Flu
  • Next Flu Pandemic: What to Do Until the Vaccine Arrives? by Stephen S. Morse, Richard L. Garwin, and Paula J. Olsiewski
  • The US pandemic influenza implementation plan at six months, by Stephen S. Morse
  • >Epidemiological evidence of an early wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic in New York City, by Donald R. Olson, Lone Simonsen, Paul J. Edelson, and Stephen S. Morse
  • Pandemic influenza: Studying the lessons of history, by Stephen S. Morse
  • The New York City Principals Pandemic Flu Survey: Are Schools Prepared? April 2007
  • NCDP Research Reports
  • Partnership for Preparedness: A Model of Academic Public Health
    DiMaggio, Charles J.; Markenson, David; Henning, Kelly; Redlener, Irwin E.; Zimmerman, Regina (2006)
  • Atropine Use in Children after Nerve Gas Exposure Pediatric Expert Advisory Panel (PEAP) Addressing Terrorism, Disasters, and Public Health Emergencies
  • The Vigilance Defense, By Dr. Stephen Morse, Scientific American, October, 2002
  • First Steps: A Pilot Preparedness Program for Public Health Nurses, by Stephen S. Morse and Jacqueline A. Merrill, June, 2001
  • 2004: Preparedness: A Reminder for the Public
Mass Casualty Information for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Providers
  • Blast Lung Injury: An Overview for Prehospital Care Providers
  • Bombings: Injury Patterns and Care
    A new course designed to provide the latest clinical information regarding blast-related injuries from terrorism.
  • In a Moment’s Notice: Surge Capacity in Terrorist Bombings
  • Emergency Response Workers: Traumatic Stress Incidence
  • Model Communities Link EMS and Public Health
  • Terrorism Injuries Information, Dissemination and Exchange (TIIDE) Project
  • Video Webcast With Slide Presentations: "Surviving Field Stress for First Responders"
    Deals with the physical, emotional, & mental stressors first responders face when called to a technological disaster & will give practical coping strategies & resources for dealing with stress.
  • Training for Chemical Emergencies
  • NOTE: the following is a list of training resources related specifically to chemical emergencies. For other training resources, please see the Emergency Preparedness and Response Training page.
  • Video Webcast: "Recognition of Chemical Associated Gastrointestinal Foodborne Illness"
    Will provide training to clinicians & health officials on accurately recognizing, reporting, & managing victims of a covert chemical-associated event such as the intentional contamination & subsequent distribution of food.
  • Video Webcast: "Grand Round Series: Assessing Chemical Exposure: A Different Approach" Provides instruction on identification of chemical agents & mechanisms of potential chemical weapons. (NOTE: of this webcast can be ordered from the Public Health Foundation.)
  • Video Webcast: "Recognition of Illness Associated With Chemical Exposure"
    This webcast aims to increase the likelihood that health-care providers will recognize a chemical-release–related illness & that public health authorities will implement the appropriate emergency response & public health actions. (NOTE: & of this webcast can be ordered from the Public Health Foundation.)
  • Video Webcast: "Recognition, Management & Surveillance of Ricin-Associated Illness"
    Information for clinicians & public health officials on recognition, management, & disposition of patients;& identification of epidemiologic clues possibly associated with a covert ricin release. (NOTE: of this webcast can be ordered from the Public Health Foundation.)
  • Training for All Bioterrorism
  • Video: "The History of Bioterrorism"
    Describes the role of Category A agents—such as anthrax, plague, smallpox, botulism, viral hemorrhagic fevers, & tularemia—as weapons of bioterrorism. (NOTE: of this video can be ordered from the Public Health Foundation.) "Mar 24, 2005"
  • Video Webcasts: Bioterrorism-Related Webcasts from the Third International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID 2002)
    25 archived webcasts from ICEID "Mar 2002"
  • Video Webcast: Risk Communication & Bioterrorism
    On University of North Carolina School of Public Health site "Dec 6, 2001"
  • Video Webcast: Bioterrorism & the Healthcare Epidemiology/Infection Control Team
    On University of North Carolina School of Public Health site "Nov 16, 2001"
  • Video Webcast: Coping with Bioterrorism – The Role of the Laboratorian
    Archived video webcast & text transcript "Nov 9, 2001"
  • RADIATION EMERGENCIES Training and Tools - Training Videos
  • Using Handheld Monitors to Screen Individuals
    An 18-minute training video that demonstrates how to screen people for external contamination using a hand-held Geiger Mueller detector
  • Public Health Planning for Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism
    A 1.5 hour CE-approved training for public health officials and emergency planners on public health planning for mass casualty events.
  • Preparing for Population Monitoring and Decontamination
    Broadcast covering basic components of population monitoring guidance for radiological events. The video helps planners prepare for population monitoring using scalable strategies.
  • The Role of Public Health in a Nuclear or Radiological Terrorist Incident
    Provides public health personnel with information on radiation principles, possible scenarios, protective measures including evacuation and sheltering guidance.
  • Radiological Terrorism: Just-in-Time Training for Hospital Clinicians
    Brief video covering key radiation principles, medical response scenarios, and patient triage and treatment.
  • Radiological and Nuclear Terrorism: Medical Response to Mass Casualties
    A self-study training program for clinicians on immediate medical response to mass casualties following a radiological or nuclear terrorism incident.
  • Medical Response to Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism
    Broadcast providing basic radiation information for clinicians, medical management of radiological injuries, decontamination procedures and staff protective measures.
  • Training for Handling Decedents Contaminated with Radioactive Material
    Includes guidelines for how medical examiners, coroners, and funeral home personnel should handle decedents who have been contaminated with radioactive material.