Agency Resources

 New Hampshire and Regional Resources

Federal and National Resources

Emergency Preparedness

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Public Health Preparedness
http://www.ahrq.gov/prep/

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/

FEMA Emergency Management Institute
http://www.training.fema.gov/emiweb

FEMA Disaster Preparedness Information
http://www.ready.gov/

FEMA for Kids…information in explaining and preparing children for disaster
http://www.ready.gov/kids

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic
http://www.osha.gov/Publications/influenza_pandemic.html

Home Health Care Services Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist
http://www.flu.gov/professional/index.html

Homeland Security Individual Preparedness
http://www.ready.gov/

National Disaster Medical System
http://www.ww.phe.gov/preparedness/pages/default.aspx

OSHA Guidelines on Pandemic Flu and Worker Protection
http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA_pandemic_health.pdf

Other Federal Resources

Administration on Aging
http://www.aoa.gov/

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
http://www.ahcpr.gov/

Federal Register
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html

General Accounting Office (GAO)
http://www.gao.gov/

National Institute on Aging
http://www.nih.gov/nia/

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
http://www.osha.gov/

Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
http://www.oig.hhs.gov/

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)

Privacy Standards
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/

Washington Publishing Co. (Download free HIPAA Implementation Guides)
http://www.wpc-edi.com/content/view/533/377/

Certification & Accreditation

Accreditation

Accreditation Commission for Health Care
http://www.achc.org

Community Health Accreditation Program
http://www.chapinc.org/

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
http://www.jcaho.org/

Certification

OASIS Certification and Competency Board
http://oasiscertificate.wordpress.com