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Emergency & Disaster Preparedness for Health Professionals, Second Edition

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eBook Edition
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness - Second Edition - eBook (1-year access - code via email)
ISBN: 978-0-76388-148-1
$61.11
eBook Edition
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness - Second Edition - eBook (1-year access - code via ground delivery)
ISBN: 978-0-76388-149-8
$61.11
Print Edition
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness - Second Edition - Text
ISBN: 978-0-76388-142-9
$61.11
eBook Edition
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness - Second Edition - eBook with Pharmacy and Preparedness eChapter (1-year access - code via ground delivery)
ISBN: 978-0-76388-157-3
$69.09
eBook Edition
Emergency & Disaster Preparedness - Second Edition - Text and Pharmacy and Preparedness eChapter (access for 1 year - codes via ground delivery)
ISBN: 978-0-76388-158-0
$69.09

Author(s): Linda Young Landesman, DrPH, MSW

Overview

Available January 2018

Being prepared to respond to natural disasters, terrorist events, and contagious diseases has become an important competency for healthcare professionals. Yet most instructors wonder: “What do my students need to know?”

Emergency and 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.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Chapters 1-7 inform students about the four phases of comprehensive emergency management. Students learn key agencies, organizations, processes, and terms in disaster response.
  • Case studies from Hurricane Katrina, the Boston Marathon, and the Ebola Virus Disease provide engaging real-world examples.
  • Supplements provide suggested activities and projects to enhance student learning. 
  • Instructor eResources provide course and lesson planning guidance, PowerPoints, and assessment tools.
  • Content meets or exceeds ASHP healthcare curriculum and certification test standards for emergency preparedness.

NEW! Add one of our new eChapters to meet the specific needs of your course!

The following eChapters include additional hands-on laboratory activities and projects.

  • Pharmacy and Pharmacy Technicians – by instructor Julie Burger, MPH, CPH, CHES, CPhT
  • Health Information Management
Table of Contents

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

NEW! Add one of our new eChapters to meet the specific needs of your course!

The following eChapters include additional hands-on laboratory activities and projects.

  • Pharmacies and Preparedness – by instructor Julie Burger, MPH, CPH, CHES, CPhT
  • Health Information Management