Emergency Management
ESFs
NIMS/ICS/HICS
Regulations and Standards
"E" is For
100

Name the 4 phases of Emergency Management

What is Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery

100

An ESF is a way to consolidate multiple agencies that perform similar functions into

What is a cohesive unit for better management and response during a disaster

100

This is a system to facilitate a nationwide standardization of incident management, promote a unified approach and emphasize preparedness

What is NIMS

100

The Food and Drug Administration is this type of entity

What is regulatory

100

An unforeseen combo of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action is the definition of this

What is an emergency

200

Including all types of disasters in planning is called an

What is an All-Hazards Approach

200

The two healthcare related ESFs are

What is ESF 6 and ESF 8

200

ICS consists of 5 General Staff positions, the IC and these 4 section chiefs

What is Op, Planning, Admin/Finance, and Logistics

200

What are at least 2 of the EM series of standards from TJC

What is Commo, Res/Assets, Safe/Sec, Staff Rol/Resp, Util & Clinical/Sup Act

200

Some of these may include: Law Enf, EMS, Fire Services and your local EMA

What is External Partners

300

The objective of hospital EM planning is to improve the current readiness capability by

What is analyzing current 1v1, focusing on areas of vulnerability and developing a plan

300

ESF 6 is

What is Mass Care, Housing and Human Services

300

These are just one of the valuable resources you will find inside of HICS

What is JAS, Drill/Exercise Scenarios, Forms and Checklists, List of Critical positions, IPG, IRG and training materials

300

The first new hospital accreditation approved by CMS in 30 years

What is DNV

300

Personal Protective

What is equipment

400

A ____ is when resources are overwhelmed, necessitating external assistance

What is a Disaster

400

ESF 8

What is Public Health and Medical Services

400

Command & Mngmt, Preparedness, Resource Mngmt, Commo & Info Mngt, Support tech & Ongoing Mngt & Maint are the six components of this

What is NIMS

400

This is theoretically voluntary, but can often be a de facto requirement

What is Accreditation

400

Preparedness efforts include these two "E"s

What is Education and Exercising

500

The phase of the EM cycle usually consists of structural changes (wind retrofits, etc.)

What is Mitigation

500

The function of medical care does not correspond to any unique ESF, however, it is addressed within

What is ESF 8

500

The Command Staff in HICS includes these 3 officers and 1 specialist

What is Info, Liaison, Safety Officer and Med/Tech Specialist

500

The Governor may suspend any requirements/rules when there is a declared PH EM

What is Emergency Powers of the Governor Act

500

To plan for this type of disaster, you must continually be on the lookout for

What is Emerging Threats

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