AHRQ preparedness resources
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NIMS and HICS implementation for hospitals
health and medical job credentialing
NIMS Alert (12/4/07)
Adopted titles and credentials (March 2008)
HICS materials available for a hospitals large and
The California EMS Authority
hosts resources for the recently
revised Hospital Incident Command System (HICS).
Materials include a guidebook and
glossary, FAQs, teaching materials, implementation guidance and resources, and an
e-mail address for questions. The online
HICS Center has teaching materials and
a variety of other resources; many require (free) site registration.
Center for Biopreparedness Education (Creighton
Univ. and Univ. of Nebraska Medical Ctrs) has
adapted and posted
HICS Job Action Sheets for Small and Rural Hospitals.
Public Information Officer reference list
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Archive
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in which AHRQ research, products, or tools are being used to influence
policies, clinical practice, or affect patient outcomes, please contact
NOTE: AHRQ products
released before 2008 are not listed here but are
linked from the appropriate page on this site; they
may also be found on
AHRQ's preparedness page archive.
NW Regional links
Contact TVF&R's Emergency Manager