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					PREPARING OUR COMMUNITY,
         STRENGTHENING OUR NATION
OBJECTIVES of MRCKC Orientation

• Describe history and organization
• Describe mission, goals, service area, and service
  model
• Identify MRC roles in local disaster response
    • Public Health
    • Emergency Management
•   Identify MRCKC core training requirements
•   Describe MRKC activation
•   Identify MRCKC administrative processes
•   Describe the expectations of MRCKC
•   Describe the advantages of MRCKC membership
                      HISTORY
• Following 9-11 attacks
   –   Thousands of unaffiliated volunteers show up at sites
   –   No way to ID or credential
   –   Not covered under liability laws
   –   No Incident Command System (ICS) training
   –   Difficult to manage
• January 2002 – State of Union Address
   – USA Freedom Corps created to build on the
     countless acts of service, sacrifice, and generosity
     that followed September 11th.
               HISTORY
• USA Freedom Corps
      •AmeriCorps
      •Senior Corps
      •Peace Corps
      •Citizen Corps
        – Medical Reserve Corps
• 2003 – KC Metro Steering Committee
• 2004 – Launch of Medical Reserve Corps of
  Kansas City
• TODAY – > 700 MRC units and > 150,000
  volunteers nationwide
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MRCKC Membership Cumulative
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  WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE
MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS PROGRAM?
• Federal program developed and implemented by
  Department of Health and Human Services
• 42 original grant recipients in demonstration project;
  120 more in 2004; currently 741 units in all 50 states,
  Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and Guam
• Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) received grant to
  create unit to serve region
• In Kansas City region, effort is partnership between
  Metropolitan Emergency Managers Committee and Public
  Health Subcommittee of Regional Homeland Security
  Coordinating Committee
        MRCKC Mission
The mission of MRCKC is to protect the health
and safety of the community by training and
mobilizing public health, medical, and other
volunteers willing to donate their time and
expertise to supplement existing local
emergency management and public health
resources during disasters and other times of
community need.
        MRCKC Goals
MRCKC goal is to Prepare Metro KC
• http://www.preparemetrokc.org
• by training volunteers and the
  community
• by responding to the volunteer
  needs of local officials
  – public health departments
  – emergency management agencies
MRCKC Service Model
        Medical Reserve Corps




 Emergency                      Public
  Management                     Health
      MRCKC Service Area


• 9 counties
• 2 states
• 120 cities
• 11 health
  departments
• 2 million residents
 MRCKC Service Area
HEALTH AGENCY            2008 POPULATION
Johnson County, KS       534,093
Leavenworth County, KS   74,276
Wyandotte County, KS     154,287
Miami County, KS         30,989
Cass County, MO          98,286*
Clay County, MO          117,372*
Jackson County, MO       244,755*
Platte County, MO        46,024*
Independence, MO         110,440
Kansas City, MO          451,429
Ray County, MO           23,445
               TRAINING
• Initial training classes should be completed
    within four months from date of registration
     Orientation Course (classroom)
     National Incident Management System (NIMS)
        IS-100 online
        IS-700 online
     Personal and Family Preparedness
        IS-22 online and classroom
• Advanced elective training offered in variety
    of formats
•   Training available at no or low cost
•   Members participate in regional exercises
        NIMS Compliance

• MRC National Program Office issued guidance
  in July 2008 re: NIMS Compliance
• All MRC members required
   – IS-100
   – IS-700
• Optional / based on level of leadership
   – IS-200
   – IS-800.B
• MRC-TRAIN Learning Management System
From: training@phf.org
                      MRC TRAIN email
Subject: An account on www.mrc.train.org has been created on your behalf

Dear Firstname Lastname:

On behalf of the Public Health Foundation (PHF), we are pleased to welcome you to our website, part
of the TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN) - the nation's premier learning
resource for public health professionals.

You have been registered on http://www.mrc.train.org/ by Charles Bryan from Medical Reserve Corps
of Kansas City.
Please go to that site to access your account and complete your course. You may enter the following
login information into the Login Name field and click Login.

Your login name: firstnamelastname

Your password is currently empty. You will be asked to change your password the first time you visit
our site. You will also be able to review site privacy policies and update your personal information

Your account information can be changed or updated by visiting the My Account link upon logging in
to the site.

TRAIN Team
    MRC Core Competencies
•   Personal Protection Protocols (PPP)
•   Personal/Family Protection Plan
•   Chain of Command
•   Role of MRC in emergencies
•   MRC Communication protocols
•   Mental/Behavioral Health
•   Volunteer Activation and De-Activation
•   Personal Limitation Awareness
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPLOYMENT
 Mass immunization or prophylaxis
  (emergency and non-emergency activities)
   •   Vaccine administration
   •   Patient education
   •   Patient screening
   •   Medical record maintenance
   •   Medical response to vaccine reactions
 Strategic National Stockpile operations
   • Operations in accordance with local and regional
     bioterrorism response plans
PUBLIC HEALTH Video Training
      Points of Dispensing
 What is a POD?
  • A site where medications or vaccines intended to
    prevent or control disease may be given quickly to
    a large number of people in the event of a public
    health emergency.
 PH Emergency that may require a POD
  • Many people have been exposed to an infection
    that may make them sick
                      AND
  • Disease from that infection may be prevented by
    antibiotics or a vaccine
Strategic National Stockpile




Medical supplies, drugs, and equipment.
 Strategic National Stockpile
 What is SNS?
  • A large stockpile of medicine and medical
    supplies to protect the American public if there is
    a public health emergency severe enough to cause
    local supplies to run out.
 SNS Components
  • 12 Hour push package
  • Vendor Managed Inventory
        SNS Components
 12 Hour Push Package




 Vendor Managed Inventory
Incident Command System (ICS)
and Points of Dispensing (PODs)

   Key to efficient operation and good
          communication flow
                What is the ICS ?
• Standardized
• Can be applied to a wide variety of
  emergencies
• Basic features
  – Common terminology in ‘plain talk’
  –   Modular organization (easy to grow or shrink)
  –   Management by objectives
  –   Reliance on an Incident Action Plan
  –   Chain of Command
  –   Unified Command
  –   Manageable span of control
Command Operational Structure
                        Incident
                      Commander
          Safety
          Officer
        Information
           Officer
          Liaison
          Officer


 Operations   Logistics   Planning      Finance/
  Section      Section     Section   Administrative
   Chief        Chief       Chief     Section Chief
        ICS – Bottom Line
• Each person at the POD has a specific
  and limited job
• Each person within a POD reports to
  only one designated person
• Each POD supervisor has a specific and
  limited number of positions reporting
  to him or her
Job Action
Sheet:
•   Job Title
•   Job Mission
•   Supervisor Name
•   Immediate Duties
•   On-going Duties
•   Extended Duties
  Internal POD Communication
• Communication flow should follow the chain
  of command
• Your communication role in POD operations
  will be described in your Job Action Sheet
• Plain talk – no codes or acronyms
• Communication equipment
  – Radio, cell phone, whistles, bull horn, walkie
    talkie
  – Clinic managers will ensure internal clinic
    communications are tested prior to opening
  – Make sure you know how to use any
    communication equipment assigned to you
        Examples of POD Jobs
•   Data entry personnel     • Janitorial staff
•   Form distributors        • Mental health workers
•   Translators              • Traffic Control staff
•   Medical screeners (MD,   • ID/Badging staff
    PA, RN)                  • Runners
•   Pharmacists              • Telecom / IT support
•   Security personnel         staff
•   Food preparers           • EMS transfer personnel
•   Vaccinators
 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
      DEPLOYMENT
• Sheltering of Special Needs Population
  Groups
• Cross training with and support for local
  Community Emergency Response Teams
  (CERT)
  – http://www.preparemetrokc.org
• Other emergency response as needed
  – Heat-related incidents
  – Floods
      Shelter Overview
There are primarily
  two types of shelters
• Evacuation Shelters
• Disaster (Residential)
  Shelters


Other sheltering
• Hotels/Motels
• Shelter in Place
• Special Needs Shelters
      Shelter Overview
Typical services
 provided at a
 shelter
•   Temporary Shelter
•   Meals & Snacks
•   Basic First Aid
•   Disaster Mental Health
Defining Special Needs Populations
  • Functional needs
    definition
  • Those who need
    assistance in performing
    activities of daily living
  • Those with health
    conditions that require
    care, monitoring, or
    support that they cannot
    manage for themselves in
    a disaster shelter or
    evacuation center
      Physically disabled



       Mentally disabled



Limited or non-English speaking



Medically or chemically dependent



   Frail, elderly and children
 Medical Special Needs Sheltering
            (MSpNS)
• Mass care and sheltering of displaced or
  otherwise affected people is the responsibility
  of the local community
• Medical Special Needs individuals
   – May reside in nursing homes or other residential
     healthcare facilities
   – May be home health patients who require home
     treatment or care
Medical Special Needs Sheltering
           (MSpNS)
• American Red Cross (ARC) works in
  partnership with local emergency management
  agencies to promote appropriate shelter
  planning for special needs populations
• Medical Reserve Corps volunteers may be
  asked to staff medical special needs shelters
  operated by local emergency management and
  public health agencies
    Examples of MSpNS Jobs
•   Nursing, triage, and monitoring of vital signs
•   Registration
•   Administration/Management
•   Logistics and communications support
•   Food preparation and feeding
•   Environmental services support
•   Security personnel
    Command & Control
• Local emergency management or
  public health agencies responsible
  for opening, maintaining, managing,
  and security of shelters
• MRC volunteers supplement existing
  professionals
  – Medical/nursing care
  – Non-medical support
           ACTIVATION
 Activation Authority
   • Local public health directors
   • Local emergency management coordinators
 Activation Procedure
   • PH or EM agency contacts MRC Unit Commander or
     Volunteer Coordinator requesting assistance
   • Voice, Text, and Email, Alert Notification
   • Members assemble at pre-designated location and
     prepare for deployment (not all members may deploy to
     same area).
   • Medical Reserve Corps members are integrated into
     public health and emergency medical response
     structure operating under NIMS.
  ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSES

• Contacting the Volunteer Coordinator
   –   cbryan@marc.org
   –   (785) 218-7966 mobile number
   –   (816) 701-8334 MARC direct number
   –   (816) 474-4240 MARC main number
• i-INFO database / MEIS
• Skills and credential verification
   Access i-INFO profile at
  http://www.mrckc.org or
http://www.i-info.com/login/
Person Update
Skills / Credentials in i-INFO
  Staying Involved - Basics
• Attend bi-monthly Full Corps
  membership meetings
• Complete core training
• Participate in advanced training
  and exercises
Staying Involved - Advanced
• Emergency Preparedness Training
  – MRCKC instructor cadre
  – Volunteers, citizens and community-based
    groups
• County Resource Teams
• Spontaneous Volunteer Reception
  Center planning
• Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner
         Being Proactive
• Identify your skills
• Identify your availability
• Identify a need

• Make it your MRC
        Badge Photos
• Badge photos are uploaded
  into i-INFO database
• Badges are issued on a per
  event basis
• Say cheese!
PREPARING OUR COMMUNITY,
         STRENGTHENING OUR NATION

				
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