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In anticipation of the release of theEmergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers, ASPR TRACIE developed a dedicated CMS Resources page with links to resources that can help you start or update your planning process.
ADA National Network Learning Session: Disaster Behavioral Health and People with Access and Functional Needs: Resources from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
ADA [Americans with Disabilities Act] National Network, August 11, 2016
This one-hour, 29-minute webinar provides an introduction to disaster behavioral health and overview of resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that emergency managers, providers, and the public can utilize year-round, during and immediately following disaster events, and during long-term recovery. It discusses the core principles of disaster behavioral health, including distress risk factors and warning signs inclusive of and unique to people with access and functional needs.
Global BioDefense, September 6, 2016
This article discusses the Duke Infectious Disease Response Training (DIDRT). The DIDRT is a five-state consortium funded by the NIH/NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) to address these weaknesses and contribute to a nationwide network for Ebola biosafety and infectious disease response training.
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, September 1, 2016
According to new public health research, the only approved vaccine for dengue may actually increase the incidence of dengue infections requiring hospitalization rather than preventing the disease if health officials aren't careful about where they vaccinate. In the study, researcher's analyzed data from vaccine trials conducted in 10 countries with more than 30,000 participants as well as recently published data on the long-term follow-up of these participants.
CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health has launched a new online course for federal, state, and local public health and other health professionals. The course highlights preparedness and response resources and tools specific to the field of reproductive health in emergencies. The training provides learners the opportunity of obtaining Continuing Education Units (CEU), Continuing Medical Education (CME) or Continuing Nurses Education (CNE).
Learn more about the Reproductive Health in Emergency Preparedness and Responsecourse.
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