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Discussion: Urban vs. Rural Surge Capacity:
Based on what you have learned in this module, as well as additional research, compare and contrast challenges and opportunities faced by urban and rural communities in preparing for their respective adequate medical surge capacities. Be sure to cite peer-reviewed resources in your posts.
Module 3 – Background
SURGE CAPACITY AND THE ROLE OF HOSPITALS
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Cagliuso, N. (2014). Stakeholders’ experiences with US hospital emergency preparedness: Part 1. Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning, 8(2) 156–168. Available at Trident Online Library.
Cagliuso, N. (2014). Stakeholders’ experiences with US hospital emergency preparedness — Part 2. Journal of Business Continuity & Emergency Planning, 8(3) 263–279. Available at Trident Online Library.
DHHS (2007). Medical surge capacity and capability: A management system for integrating medical and health resources during large-scale emergencies. Retrieved from https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/planning/mscc/han…
Dichter, J.R., Kanter, R.K., Dries, D., Luyckx, V., Lim, M.L., Wilgis, J., . . . & Kisson, N. (2014). System-level planning, coordination, and communication. Chest, 146(4) e87S–e102S. Available at Trident Online Library.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (2006). Surge hospitals: Providing safe care in emergencies. Retrieved from https://www.jointcommission.org/assets/1/18/surge_…
On your mark, get set, triage! (n. d.). Emergency Physicians Monthly. Retrieved from http://epmonthly.com/article/on-your-mark-get-set-…
Ugarte, C. et al. (n. d.). Planning and triage in the disaster scenario. AAP.org. Retrieved from https://www.aap.org/en-us/Documents/disasters_dpac…
CDC.gov. Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators. COVID-19. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/resp…
Healthcare Executives’ Role in Emergency Preparedness. American College of Healthcare Executives. https://www.ache.org/about-ache/our-story/our-comm…
Topic Collection: Hospital Surge Capacity and Immediate Bed Availability. HHS.gov. https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/technical-resources/58/…
Requirements: Instructions Provided Above