Healthcare Emergency Incident Management Operations Guide by Jan Glarum

Healthcare Emergency Incident Management Operations Guide

byJan Glarum

Paperback | August 3, 2017

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Healthcare Emergency Incident Management Operations Guideoffers healthcare personnel a quick and intuitive guide to preparing for, responding to and recovering from events which have the potential to impact their operations. The recently updated Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) rules for emergency preparedness added 10-15 new healthcare organizations into the mix that require emergency preparedness efforts.

The Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) is a good tool for event management but, like all tools, it requires practice. Many hospital personnel take online ICS courses and rarely practice enough to be proficient. This is a comprehensive guide to the HICS and can be referenced during initial and refresher training as well as during event management.



  • Covers how to utilize the Hospital incident Command System (HICS) and Incident Action Planning (IAP) processes
  • Includes Initial Incident Action Plan considerations for common disaster events
  • Features exercises for initial and refresher training

About The Author

Jan Glarum has over 35 years of experience in the fields of EMS, Fire, Law Enforcement, Hospital, Public Health, and Emergency Management, including response to federally declared disasters. His experience includes an extensive background in planning, training, education and response at the local, county, regional, state and federal go...

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Title:Healthcare Emergency Incident Management Operations GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 3, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128131993

ISBN - 13:9780128131992

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Table of Contents

1. Overview of HICS
2. HICS Organization
3. Command and Unified Command
4. The Operations Section
5. The Planning Section
6. The Logistics Section
7. The Finance Section
8. Area Command
9. Incident Action Planning (IAP) Process
10. HICS Initial IAP Library for Common Events
Appendix: Mini-Exercise List