High Consequence Infectious Disease (HCID) Toolbox for Frontline Health Care Facilities

Item Type:

Guide

Title

High Consequence Infectious Disease (HCID) Toolbox for Frontline Health Care Facilities

Description

This toolbox contains

  • Planning Tools
  • Training Tools
  • Exercise Templates
  • Readiness binder
  • References

How to use the toolbox

  • Use sample multi-year planning, training and exercise plan templates to lay out preparedness activities over multiple years.
  • Incorporate readymade slides and personal protective equipment (PPE) videos into facility infection prevention and emergency preparedness training.
  • Use or modify sample exercises (seminar, workshop, table top, mini-exercise, game) and templates (Planning Tool, After Action Report).
  • Use components to make a binder for staff to use at point of care.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2019-06-11

Objectives

Purpose of toolbox

  • Provides ready-to-use tools for frontline facilities to prepare and respond to patients who may have a high consequence infectious disease (HCID).
  • Helps facilities meet CMS emergency preparedness regulatory requirements for training and testing programs.
  • Helps facilities develop a multi-year plan for HCID education and exercises.
  • Incorporates standard infection prevention concepts into training and exercises.