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1
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What is the only constant in a disaster?

A

Chaos

2
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What is the webster definition support?

A

To promote the interest or cause of, assist or help, maintain, keep something going

3
Q

What is the pain points need for disaster support?

A

“Give me what I need to get to job done”

“When and where I need it”

4
Q

What are the support components?

A

What human resources, agencies, facilities supplies, and equipment are needed

5
Q

What are the two phases of support?

A

Pre-planning and execution

6
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What is done in pre-planning?

A

Accurate hazard assessment, policies and procedures, agreements, MOUs, drills, Incident command systems

7
Q

What are the components to communications?

A
Anticipate disruptions 
Alternative systems (RACES)
8
Q

What does to community need for support?

A

Public response: panic, worried well

Routine healthcare need - normal baseline in community

9
Q

What are the execution requirements?

A

Pre-planning, valid and rapid assessment, anticipating changes, appropriate resource activation

10
Q

What are some sources of support?

A

Local, regional, state, federal, non-governmental organizations

11
Q

What is some local support?

A

Mutual aid agreement, metropolitan medical response system

12
Q

What are the federal government organizations for support?

A

FEMA, INRP, NDMS

13
Q

What is in the strategic national stockpile “push package”?

A

Antibiotics, chemical antidotes, antitoxins, life support meds, IV admin sets, airways maintenance supplies, med and surg items

14
Q

What does SNS deployment require?

A

Significant community pre-planning

Personal (300 peeps), warehouse and distribution, vehicles and inventory

15
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What are some non-governmental organizations for support?

A

American Red Cross
Medical Reserve corps
Volunteers

16
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What are the CBRNE considerations?

A

Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear events, natural disaters and explosive and traumatic events