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Get Serious about Disaster Health

Posted by on September 9th, 2016 0 comments

Summer is over, and it is time to get serious about disaster health. September includes several major events: Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks A new preparedness rule for Medicare and Medicaid providers and suppliers National Preparedness Month, which concludes with the National PrepareAthon Health effects of the September 11, 2001 Attacks Sunday marks the fifteenth… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals

Sep

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Active Shooter: Healthcare Evolution in Risk & Response

Posted by on September 9th, 2016 0 comments

When: Friday, September 16, 1-2PM ET Hospitals and healthcare organizations are facing the very real threat of active shooters or violence in the workplace. Join this webinar and learn about updated IAHSS hospital violence studies, Run-Hide-Fight training, and rapid notification considerations. Reserve Your Spot Today!

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals

Sep

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REMM Website Updates

Posted by on September 9th, 2016 0 comments

From the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC): The Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Website Team is proud to announce a major content update for August 2016. https://www.remm.nlm.gov Since REMM’s last major content and design update in September 2015, significant content updates include but are not limited to the following: New York City Department of Health gave… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness

Sep

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Back-to-School Updates for NLM K-12 Resources

Posted by on September 8th, 2016 0 comments

From the NLM Outreach and Specific Populations Branch: School is back in session, and you can learn about the latest updates to K-12 educational resources from the National Library of Medicine i the most recent edition of the Education Connection Newsletter. The August edition of the newsletter includes articles on: New disaster resources on the… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, K-12

Sep

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Are You Prepared for Hurricane Hermine?

Posted by on September 2nd, 2016 0 comments

Weather reports are calling for Hurricane Hermine to possibly cause flooding and damage in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast over the course of the Labor Day weekend, and possibly into next week. In response to the recent severe flooding in Louisiana, the National Library of Medicine Disaster Information Management Resource Center (DIMRC) has updated the pertinent… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, In the Region

Sep

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National Preparedness Month

Posted by on September 1st, 2016 0 comments

September is National Preparedness Month. MAR and the National Library of Medicine have classes to help you get your home, workplace and community prepared for emergencies.   Webinars: Collaborations between Libraries and Disaster Organizations: Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 1:30 pm ET Details Are You Ready? Essential Disaster Health Information Resources for Keeping Your Loved… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education

Aug

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Collaborations between Libraries and Disaster Organizations Webinar

Posted by on August 31st, 2016 0 comments

When: Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 1:30 pm ET The Disaster Information Specialist monthly webinar is free and open to everyone. In this upcoming session: Tania Bardyn and her team from the University of Washington Health Sciences Library will present about their current Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project. The Library, in partnership with… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education

Aug

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New webinar series: NN/LM Resource Picks

Posted by on August 26th, 2016 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine invites you to join us for a new bimonthly webinar series: NN/LM Resource Picks. Every two months, we will highlight National Library of Medicine resources. Learn about NLM resources directly from NN/LM and NLM staff! First up: Don’t Wait, Communicate About Disaster Preparedness! September 28, 2016 3-4pm ET… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education

Aug

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Updated Self-Paced Disaster Information Specialization Courses

Posted by on August 25th, 2016 0 comments

One of the core competencies of disaster medicine is knowing how to “identify authoritative sources for information in a disaster or public health emergency” (Source: National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health). Librarians and information professionals with this competency can support their communities with high-quality information throughout the disaster cycle of mitigation, preparedness, response,… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education

Aug

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World Humanitarian Day

Posted by on August 19th, 2016 0 comments

Today, August 19, 2016, we honor humanitarian aid workers who stand on the front lines and deliver assistance to those in need. Are you a humanitarian aid worker? Check out the Center for Disease Control (CDC) section on traveler’s health, with a special page dedicated to humanitarian aid workers. Here you will find a vast… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Outreach, Public Health

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