UCONJ_445_01_29_07_Stergachis

UCONJ_445_01_29_07_Stergachis - Clinicians Roles in...

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Clinicians’ Roles in Bioterrorism Awareness, Surveillance and Preparedness: Case Study UCONJ 445 January 29, 2007 Andy Stergachis, PhD, RPh, University of Washington Dave Owens, WA State Department of Health
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Leaning Objectives Understand roles of health care providers (Andy Stergachis). Describe activation and role of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) in response to a public health emergency (Dave Owens).
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1. Problem Identified 2. Assess Local Resources 3. Request Assistance 4. Stockpile Deployed 5. Received 6. Mass Dispensing Case Study: When Local Resources Aren’t Enough
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Problem Identified Immediate: Natural disaster Chemical agent or radiation event Trauma event (e.g., bomb/blast) Delayed: Reports of unusual cases or clusters of cases or suspected bioterrorism attack Disease outbreak affecting large number of patients (e.g., pandemic flu)
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Recognition Challenges Challenging due to: Competing priorities Perception of low probability of an event Information overload Economic issues Lack of familiarity with illnesses/conditions “Flu-like” symptoms for many illnesses resulting from biological Category A agents
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course UCONJ 445 taught by Professor Beaton during the Winter '10 term at University of Washington.

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