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ASTHO- Public Health Emergencies: When Nature Rages

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Air date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 2:00:00 PM
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Category: ASPR
Runtime: 01:20:01
Description: A discussion of public health emergency operations, from preparation to recovery, including what a Public Health Emergency Declaration provides to state governments, resources used to prepare, respond and recover, considerations in evacuating hospital and nursing home patients, lessons learned, strategies that worked well in response and recovery, and more.

Moderators:
Rear Adm. Craig Vanderwagen, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
Paul Jarris, M.D., MBA, Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.

Guest speakers:
Jimmy Guidry, MD, Medical Director and State Health Officer, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
David L. Lakey, MD, Commissioner, Texas Department of State Health Services
Mr. Tom Newton, Director, Iowa Department of Public Health.
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NLM Title: ASTHO, public health emergencies : when nature rages [electronic resource] / ASPR, ASTHO.
Series: Public health emergencies
Author: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (U.S.)
Publisher:
Other Title(s): Public health emergencies
Abstract: (CIT): A discussion of public health emergency operations, from preparation to recovery, including what a Public Health Emergency Declaration provides to state governments, resources used to prepare, respond and recover, considerations in evacuating hospital and nursing home patients, lessons learned, strategies that worked well in response and recovery, and more. Moderators: Rear Adm. Craig Vanderwagen, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services Paul Jarris, M.D., MBA, Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. Guest speakers: Jimmy Guidry, MD, Medical Director and State Health Officer, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals David L. Lakey, MD, Commissioner, Texas Department of State Health Services Mr. Tom Newton, Director, Iowa Department of Public Health.
Subjects: Cyclonic Storms
Disaster Planning
Federal Government
Floods
Interinstitutional Relations
Iowa
Louisiana
Patient Transfer--organization & administration
Public Health Administration
State Government
Texas
Publication Types: Webcasts
NLM Classification: WA 295
NLM ID: 101490648
CIT Live ID: 7290
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?14777