References, Readings, & Resources


Généreux, M., Petit, G., Maltais, D., Roy, M., Simard, R., Boivin, S., Shultz, J.M., Pinsonneault, L.  (2014) The public health response during and after the Lac-Mégantic train derailment tragedy: a case study. Disaster health. 2(3-4): 113. doi: 10.1080/21665044.2014.1103123

Généreux, M., Petit, G, Roy M., Maltais, D., O’Sullivan, T.  (2018). The “Lac-Mégantic tragedy” seen through the lens of the EnRiCH Community Resilience Framework for High-Risk Populations. Canadian journal of public health. 109(2): 261. doi: 10.17269/s41997-018-0068-z

Hammad K.S., Arbon P., Gebbie K., Hutton A.  (2012). Nursing in the emergency department (ED) during a disaster: A review of the current literature. Australasian emergency nursing journal. 15(4): 235.

Harris, Y. (2018) Emergency Preparedness and Response in Wagner, J. (Ed). Leadership and influencing change in nursing. ISBN 978-0-88977-548-0

Institute of Medicine. 2015. Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters: Strategies, Opportunities, and Planning for Recovery. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Shanafelt, T., Ripp, J.,Trockel. M. (2020). Understanding and Addressing Sources of Anxiety Among Health Care Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA. 323(21): 2133.  doi/org/10.1001/jama.2020.5893


Additional Readings and Resources

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)


Critical Care Services Ontario.

Institute for Safe Medication Practice

  • Learn about Failure Modes and Effect Analyses (FMEA) as a framework for proactive risk management.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement.  Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) Tool

Nickerson, T., Jenkins, M., Greenall, J. (2008). Using ISMP Canada’s framework for failure mode and effects analysis: a tale of two FMEAs. Healthcare quarterly, 11(40-46).

Ontario Introduction to the Incident Management System (self study)

US dept of health human services Tracie Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway – Topic Collection: Continuity of Operations (COOP)/ Business Continuity Planning  – annotated links to resources.


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