Comprehensive Resources the Center for Preparedness Education has compiled that may be relevant to anyone interested in Disaster Preparedness.

2011 Joplin Conference Videos
(please allow 5 minutes or so for downloading the large video files)

Mercy St. John’s: The Impacted Hospital
Dennis Manley, RN, Director of Quality Management, St. John’s Hospital, Joplin, MO

Freeman Health System: The Emergency Room Story
Robert Denton, BHS, RN, PA, Director, Emergency/Trauma Services, Freeman Health System, Joplin, MO

Freeman Health System: The In-Patient Story
Renee Denton, BSN, RN, Director, Medical/Oncology/Pediatrics, Freeman Health System, Joplin, MO

Emergency Medical Services Response: Lessons Learned from the Scene
Rusty Tinney, EMT-P/IC, Administrator, Newton County Ambulance District, Neosha, MO
Jason Smith, EMT-P, Director, METS Ambulance Service, Joplin, MO

Freeman Health: Security and Safety
Carl “Skip” Harper, Environmental Health and Safety Officer, Freeman Health System, Joplin, MO

Emergency Medical Support for Public Health and Medical Response
Ryan Nicholls, CEM, MoCEM, Director, Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management, Springfield, MO

Public Health: A Story Still Unfolding
Dean Linneman, MHA, MT(ASCP), Administrator, Secion of Health Standards and Licensure, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Jefferson City, MO

Long Term Care: Lessons Learned from Impacted Facilities
Jonathan “Jon” Dolan, Executive Director, Missouri Health Care Association, Jefferson

Home Health Care: An Impacted Agency’s Story
Cheryl Fitch, Vice President, Government/Community Education and Services, Oxford Healthcare, Springfield, MO

Behavioral Health Response: Care of the Responders
Vicky Mieseler, MS, Vice President Clinical Services, Ozark Center, Freeman Health System, Joplin, MO
Philip Willcoxon, BS, MHA, Chief Executive Officer, Ozark Center, Freeman Health System, Joplin, MO

Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT)

Austin Worcester, MBA EMTP, Executive Officer/Chief Financial Officer, Missouri State MRC Unit Coordinator, Missouri-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, Inc., Lake St. Louis, MO

List of Publications by CPE Staff

Cieslak, TJ. Medical management of potential biological casualties: a stepwise approach. In: Textbook of Military Medicine: Biological Warfare. Borden Institute, Washington DC [in press].

Link to chapter: http://www.jahshan.org/Documents/References/BW/BW-ch20.pdf

Iwen, P.C., Smith, P.W., Hewlett, A.L., Kratochvil, C.J., Lisco, S.J., Sullivan, J.N., Gibbs, S.G., Lowe, J.J., Fey, P.D., Herrera, V.L., & Sambol, A.R. (2015). Safety considerations in the laboratory testing of specimens suspected or known to contain Ebola virus. American journal of clinical pathology, 143(1), 4-5.

Link to article: http://ajcp.oxfordjournals.org/content/143/1/4.short

Kortepeter, M.G., Smith, P.W., Hewlett, A.L., & Cieslak, T.J. (2015). Caring for patients with Ebola: a challenge in any care facility. Annals of internal medicine, 162(1), 68-69.

Link to article: http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=1918777

Medcalf, S., Bilek, L., Hartman, T., Iwen, P.C., Leuschen, P., Miller, H., & Smith, P.W. (2015). Smallpox vaccination of laboratory workers at US Variola Testing sites. Emerging infectious diseases, 21(8), 1437.

Link to article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4517736/

Medcalf, S., Hansen, K., & Sanger, K. (2015). Time for a professional association for healthcare emergency preparedness. Health security, 13(3), 184-185.

Link to abstract: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/hs.2015.0007

Meyer, M.T., Spinella, P.C., & Cieslak, T. (2014). Agents if Biological and Chemical Terrorism. In Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (pp. 645-656). Springer London.

Link to abstract: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4471-6362-6_46#page-1

Kassmeier, M.D., Medcalf, S., Hansen, K., & Smith, P.W. (2013). Disaster preparedness and pandemic plans: a survey of Nebraska home health agencies. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness, 7(o2), 182-190.

Link to abstract: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8935353&fileId=S1935789313000116

Gibbs, S.G., Lowe, J.J., Smith, P.W., & Hewlett, A.L. (2012). Gaseous chlorine dioxide as an alternative for bedbug control. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 33(05), 495-499.

Link to abstract: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8935353&fileId=S1935789313000116

Van Schooneveld, T., Miller, H., Sayles, H., Watkins, K., & Smith, P.W. (2011). Survey of antimicrobial stewardship practices in Nebraska long-term care facilities. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 32(07), 732-734.

Link to abstract: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9373941&fileId=S0195941700040650

Beam, E.L., Gibbs, S.G., Boulter, K.C., Beckerdite, M.E., & Smith, P.W. (2011). A method for evaluating health care workers’ personal protective equipment technique. American journal of infection control, 39(5), 415-520.

Link to abstract: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S019665531000893X

Beam, E.L., Boulter, K.C., Freihaut, F., Schwedhelm, S., & Smith, P.W. (2010). The Nebraska experience in biocontainment patient care. Public Health Nursing, 27(2), 140-147.

Link to abstract: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1525-1446.2010.00837.x/full

Smith, P.W., Hansen, K., Sayles, H., Brodersen, B., & Medcalf, S. (2010). A long-term care facility pandemic influenza preparedness planning assessment tool. American journal of disaster medicine, 6(4), 219-230.

Link to abstract: http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/22010599

Smith, P.W., Smith, A. W., & Meza, J.L. (2009). Influenza preparedness in Nebraska assisted living facilities. Biosecurity and bioterrorism: biodefense strategy, practice, and science, 7(4), 429-432.

Link to abstract: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/bsp.2009.0042

Smith, P.W., Bennett, G., Bradley, S., Drinka, P., Lautenbach, E., Marx, J., & Stevenson, K. (2008). SHEA/APIC guideline: infection prevention and control in the long-term care facility. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 29(09), 785-814.

Link to abstract: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9378330&fileId=S0195941700048864

Smith, P.W., & Mody, L. (2008). Nursing Homes During an Influenza Pandemic-Reply. JAMA, 300(20), 2366-2367.

Link to reply: http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=182956

Smith, P.W., Shostrom, V., Smith, A., Kaufmann, M., & Mody, L. (2008). Preparedness for pandemic influenza in nursing homes: a 2-state survey. JAMA, 300(4), 392.

Link to article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3319409/

Smith, M., & Smith, P.W. (2008). Hospital preparedness in Nebraska: a pandemic influenza survey. American journal of disaster medicine, 4(5), 299-302.

Link to abstract: http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/20014547

Smith, P.W., Hansen, K., Spanbauer, L., & Shell, D.F. (2007). Pandemic influenza preparedness: A survey of businesses. American journal of infection control, 357(7), 484-485.

Link to article: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0196655307000958

Gorby, GL. “Ensuring an Adequate Infectious Diseases Physician Response to Emerging Infections,” In: Knobler SL, Burroughs T, Mahmood A, Lemon SM (eds.) Ensuring an Infectious Disease Workforce: Education and Training Needs for the 21st Century-Workshop Summary. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press. 2006: 129-142.

Link to book: http://www.nap.edu/catalog/11563/ensuring-an-infectious-disease-workforce-education-and-training-needs-for

Lenaghan, P.A., Smith, P.W., & Gangahar, D. (2006). Emergency preparedness and bioterrorism: a survey of the Nebraska Medical Center staff and physicians. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 32(5), 394-397.

Link to abstract: https://nebraska.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/emergency-preparedness-and-bioterrorism-a-survey-of-the-nebraska-

Smith, P.W., Anderson, A.O., Christopher, G.W., Cieslak, T.J., Devreede, G.J., Fosdick, G.A., & Iwen, P.C. (2006). Designing a biocontainment unit to care for patients with serious communicable diseases: a consensus statement. Biosecurity and bioterrorism: biodefense strategy, practice, and science, 4(4), 351-365.

Link to abstract: http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/bsp.2006.4.351

Rupp, M.E., Medcalf, S.J., Fey, P.D., Handke, L.D., & Marion, N.D. (2003). Monsel’s solution: a potential vector for nosocomial infection? Infection control & Hospital Epidemiology, 24(02), 142-144.

Link to abstract: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9402743&fileId=S0195941700085180

Cieslak, T.J., & Eitzen Jr, E.M. (200). Bioterrorism: agents of concern. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 6(4), 19-29.

Link to abstract: http://journals.lww.com/jphmp/Abstract/2000/06040/Bioterrorism__Agents_of_Concern.5.aspx