Business Continuity During a Flu Pandemic

Fee:None
Length: 20 minutes
Description:This presentation by Emily Eidner, MPH-candidate and David Bergmire-Sweat, MPH, gives you an overview of continuity of operations during an influenza pandemic, focusing specifically on business continuity and public health concerns.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Authors:

Emily Eidenier, MPH candidate

David Bergmire-Sweat, MPH

Narrator:

Emily Eidenier, MPH candidate

Reviewer:

Rachel Wilfert

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions as noted below. (Please note: The following training does not provide comprehensive or in-depth treatment of specified competencies or capability functions, it provides basic knowledge of the competencies or capability functions listed below.)

Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 3, Function 4: Manage and sustain the public health response
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
3.2. Contribute expertise to the development of emergency plans.

References

Balicer, R. et al. (2006) Local public health workers' perceptions toward responding to an influenza pandemic. BMC Public Health, 6 (99) Available from: www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/6/99. Accessed October 10, 2007

Glendale, Ohio Job Action Sheet. Available from: www.glendaleohio.org/JobActionSheets.pdf. Accessed October 10, 2007 North Carolina State University "Major Incident Flow Chart". Available from: www.ncsu.edu/ehs/BCP/Incident_flow. Accessed October 10, 2007.

Oil Spill Training (OST) Exercises. Available from: www.oilspilltraining.com/training/exercises.asp. Accessed October 10, 2007.

Ready Business" Sample Emergency Plan. Available from: http://www.ready.gov/america/_downloads/sampleplan.pdf. Accessed December 2, 2007.

United States Department of Health and Human Services "Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist". Available from: http://www.pandemicflu.gov/plan/pdf/businesschecklist.pdf. Accessed December 2, 2007

North Carolina Pandemic Influenza Plan. "Continuity of Operations Guidance for Businesses ". Available from: http://www.epi.state.nc.us/epi/gcdc/pandemic/AppendixS1_2007.pdf. Accessed December 2, 2007

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Pan Flu Preparedness Website. Available from: http://www.ncpanflu.gov/. Accessed December 2, 2007

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