DomPrep Journal

 

What If...Training for the Worst-Case Scenario

Featured in this issue: Answering the "What Ifs" With Real-Life Training, By Richard Schoeberl; Training, Exercises, and the ICS: A Natural Fit, By Stephen Grainer; The New CDC "Zombies" of Emergency Preparedness, By Joseph Cahill; All-Hazards Response Training Updated & Expanded, By Shannon Arledge; Corporate Support for a Healthcare Facility in Crisis, By Craig DeAtley; The Growing Complexities of Port-Rescue Operations, By Corey Ranslem; UK Approaches in Disaster Medical Education, By Robert Stellman & James Matheson; Studying Hazardous Material Protective Gear in Action, By Terrence K. Cloonan; Training for Multi-Agency Response Efforts, By JL Smither; and Michigan, New York, North Carolina & Wisconsin, By Adam McLaughlin

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GRANTS

In this issue: Now Hiring: Grant Seekers May Apply, C. Feinman; Making Funds Count: Developing a Grant-Making Program, M. Mindlin; A Three-Question Approach to Grants, J. Cahill; Peer Review of Grant Applications: How to Succeed, A. Coelho; Evaluating the Effectiveness of Grants - The Anatomy of Success, D. Thorpe; Federal Government Initiatives on Grant Alignment, C. Helminiak; Needed From DHS: An Institutional Commitment to Change, M. Mayer; National Preparedness Grants - Strategies for Investment Reductions, D. Schrader; Reducing the Community's Risk - One Grant at a Time, A. Mangeri; Federal Domestic Funding: Overview & Outlook, C. Parker; Responder Funding: FEMA & Other Federal Preparedness Grants, C. Streets; Using Grant Data to Improve Communications Interoperability, N.B. Houser; Funding the Responders: What Happens Next?, G. Rudner; Challenges & Opportunities for Emergency Response Agencies, M. Roessler; Not All Preparedness Grants Are the Same, R. Duncan; & VT, D.C., TX & LA, A. McLaughlin

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Communicating & Planning - Before, During, and After a Disaster

Featured in this issue: Before Disaster Strikes: Five Preparedness Measures Every Community Should Know, By Andrew Sachs; The Public Health Role During Mass-Fatality Incidents, By Raphael Barishansky & Audrey Mazurek; The Joplin Tornado: 45 Seconds of Danger, a Lifetime of Lessons, By Craig DeAtley; Public Health and Medical Interoperability Challenges, By Bruce Clements; NLE 2011: Successful Learning, Plus Partnership Building, By Kay C. Goss; Man-Caused Incidents - New Challenges & Systems, By Steve Grainer; Antidotes: The Care and Cure for "What Ails You", By Joseph Cahill; The New PLAN: Government Alerts Enter the 21st Century, By Rodrigo ("Roddy") Moscoso; Manmade Disasters and Interoperability, By Omar Alkhalaf; Changing Trends in Maritime Piracy Represent a New Threat, By Michael S. Brewer & Scott Brewer; and California, Nevada, Texas & New Jersey, By Adam McLaughlin

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Surging Forward, Special Needs & Other Challenges

Featured in this issue: Mass Evacuations of Medical and Functional Needs Population, By Bruce Clements; Hospitals & Fire Departments: Three-Alarm Fires, MSH & Best-Practice Results, By Theodore Tully; The Expanding Role of Sanitarians in Public Health Emergencies, By Rahul Gupta; Medical Surge Management: Public-Private Healthcare Coalitions, By Chad Priest & Bobby Courtney; Staffing, Stockpiling & Surging Forward, By Joseph Cahill; Critical Issues Faced by MRC in a Special Needs Shelter, By Donald Brannen, Amy Schmitt & Mark McDonnell; The Handling of Mass Fatalities During Medical Surges, By Anthony S. Mangeri; Whole-Body Imaging: A Safe Alternative to the "Pat Down", By Aaron Sean Poynton; Public Health Monitoring Systems: Two "Good Stories", By JL Smither; and Delaware, Missouri, Tennessee & Washington, By Adam McLaughlin

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Biosecurity and Food Safety

Featured in this issue: A Quick Return on Investments in Food Safety, By Shari Shea; Lessons Learned: Biosecurity and Food Safety, By Sophia Paros; Dispensing a Higher Health Care Role to Pharmacists, By Diana Hopkins; Dollars and Sense: Budgeting for Emergency Services, By Joseph Cahill; The Role of Patient Tracking in Public Health, By Craig Vanderwagen; Anatomy of a Bioterrorist Attack, By Lou Banks; Public Health: Assessing the Hazards & Vulnerabilities, By Raphael Barishansky & Audrey Mazurek; Presidential Policy Directive-8 Signed by President Barack Obama, By Catherine Feinman; Play Ball: Game Time for Emergency Preparedness, By Mitch Saruwatari; and Florida, New York, Kentucky, and North Carolina, By Adam McLaughlin

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CBRNE

Featured in this issue: CBRNE: Warnings Heard, But Not Heeded!, By Richard Schoeberl; The Complex Biology of Chemical Threats, By Diana Hopkins; U.S. National Security: Does the Industrial Base Still Matter?, By Stephen V. Reeves; CBRNE Preparedness - The Necessary Prerequisites, By Steven Grainer; When High-Tech Fails: Back to Plan B, By Joseph Cahill; Implementing the National Health Security Strategy, By Craig Vanderwagen; Tailoring an Emergency Operations Plan, By Raphael Barishansky & Audrey Masurek; Future Chemical Challenges: Common Operating Picture Needed to Manage Common Problems, By Michael E. Forgey; Public Works Emergency Management - From Training to Reality, By David Geary & Tracy Fessler; Concepts of Information Sharing and Interoperability, By John Contestabile; Finding Comfort Around the World, By Catherine Feinman; and New Jersey, Ohio, Alaska & Georgia, By Adam McLaughlin

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Vocabulary on Preparedness

Featured in this issue: PTSD: Its Causes, Effects & Possible Strategies, By Joseph Cahill; Public Health Emergency Resilience: The Next Challenging Step, By Bruce Clements; The Missing Leg of a Well Balanced Facility Security Platform, By Joseph Trindal; Pre-Exposure Anthrax Vaccination: A Horse & Cart Situation?, By Thomas K. Zink; Private Sector Language: Resilience & the Supply Chain Element, By Dennis R. Schrader; Disaster Resilience: An Emergency Manager's Perspective, By Kay C. Goss; The Three "T"s of Terrorism - Finding the Facts in the News, By Jordan Nelms; USCG's Small-Vessel Security Strategy Ready for Launch, By Corey D. Ranslem; Storm Warnings: Communications and Utility Resilience, By Omar Alkhalaf; Air National Guard Resumes Life-Saving CCATT Mission, By Ellen Krenke; and Georgia, California, Kansas, and Colorado, By Adam McLaughlin

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Special Event Preparedness

Featured in this issue: Health/Medical Factors Critical in Pre-Planned Events, By Raphael Barishansky; Pre-Planned Events: An Aid to Preparedness, By Joseph Cahill; Lessons Learned in Tampa: Special Event Preparedness, By Sophia Paros; Working Together - More Than Just Protecting a Venue, By Chris Weber; Air Guard Strengthens Stance for Homeland Defense, Civil Support, By John Orrell; Should U.S. 'Take Out' Julian Assange?, By Neil Livingstone, Ph.D.; Using Virtual Worlds to Plan for Real World Challenges, By Rodrigo (Roddy) Moscoso; Florida's Second Civil Support Team Passes Initial Evaluation, By Thomas Kielbasa; and California, New Jersey, Arizona, and New Hampshire, By Adam McLaughlin

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FORECAST 2011

Featured in this issue:Leadership at the Scene of a Mass-Casualty Incident, By Joseph Cahill; Lessons Learned: Mass Casualties and Communication Gaps, By Sophia Paros; Intelligent EOC Design: Today & Tomorrow, By James (Jim) Fulton, Founder and Board Member, ESi; The Best Respiratory Protection at the Most Reasonable Cost, By Gary Dunn, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, AVON Protection Systems Inc.; Bringing Greater Life-Saving Capabilities to the Incident Scene, By Brad Stobb, Regional Support Manager, DHS Systems LLC; A Mandatory Need for Gold Standard Sampling, By Rodney Hudson, Founder/Owner, QuickSilver Analytics Inc.; An Improved Game Plan for 2011, By Mitch Saruwatari, Vice President, Quality & Compliance, LiveProcess; FEMA Official to Give Opening Keynote Address at the 2011 Public Health Preparedness Summit, By Jack Herrmann; and Massachusetts, Illinois, Tennessee, & Minnesota, By Adam McLaughlin

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BioPreparedness: Today, Tomorrow & Years Later

Featured in this issue: Biodetection: Today, Tomorrow & Years Later, By Glen Rudner; "Pathogens for Knuckleheads": The Enemy Within - Invisible & Infectious, By Christina Flowers; The Hospital ICS: Mainstream Solution, or Barely Used?, By Craig DeAtley; Hospital Emergency Departments - Infectious Diseases: The First Line of Defense, By Theodore (Ted) Tully; Swabs and Samples; Assays and Analytes, By Patti Riggs, Principal Chemist, QuickSilver Analytics; Bio-Preparedness: From the Top Down, By JL Smither; The Driving Forces Behind Policy Making, By Joseph Cahill; The Limits of Detection: A New Horizon Beckons, By Chris Weber; UTMB: From Disaster Planning to Long-Term Recovery, By Cameron W. Slocum & James Lee Witt; and Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire, By Adam McLaughlin

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