Medical Countermeasures (Basics of Public Health Preparedness, Module 4)

Fee:None
Length: 30 minutes
Description:This module provides a definition of medical countermeasure management (MCM) including a list of triggers for their use, a description of the strategic national stockpile, a discussion of distribution/dispensing and planning for the use of MCM.
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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). The UNC PERLC gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the West Virginia Center for Threat Preparedness and the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness and Response Branch in shaping the content and framework for this training.

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Allison George, MPH, MCHES

Narrator:

Matt Simon, MA

NCIPH Reviewer:

Kasey Decosimo, MPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewers:

Susan Sullivan, RN-BC, MS, Public Health Nurse Consultant, Training/Exercise Facilitator, Public Health Preparedness and Response Branch Central Regional Office, North Carolina Division of Public Health

Kyle Weant, PHARM.D., Regional Pharmacist, Public Health Preparedness and Response Branch Central Regional Office, North Carolina Division of Public Health

Additional Expertise Provided by:

Jim Sowards, Strategic National Stockpile Coordinator, Center for Threat Preparedness, WV Bureau for Public Health

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. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 8, Function 1: Identify and initiate medical countermeasure dispensing strategies
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
1.1. Solve problems under emergency conditions.

References

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Strategic National Stockpile Extranet, www.bt.cdc.gov/stockpile/extranet. Accessed March 22, 2012.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Strategic National Stockpile Web Site http://www.cdc.gov/phpr/stockpile/stockpile.htm

Piester, Todd. Strategic National Stockpile Overview. (Webinar Transcript.) July 1, 2008. Accessed at: http://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/summaries/pdf/SNS_070108.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Receiving, Distributing, and Dispensing Strategic National Stockpile Assets: A Guide for Preparedness. Version 10.2-Draft, August 2006. Accessed August 5, 2012 at: http://www.kdheks.gov/cphp/download/SNS_Planning_Guide_V10.02.pdf

US Food and Drug Administration. Emergency Use Authorizations Questions and Answers. Accessed July 7, 2012 at http://www.fda.gov/emergencypreparedness/counterterrorism/ucm182568.htm

National Association of City and County Health Officials' Q&A about EUAs. Accessed May 2, 2012 at http://www.naccho.org/topics/emergency/SNS/upload/PREP-EUA_Final-CDC-Q-and-A-1-15-09.pdf

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