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Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Events

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Questionnaire for Health Care Facilities

Questionnaire Respondent's Guide


To assess the readiness of hospitals and other health care facilities for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) events, States, localities, and hospitals can use this functionally downloadable questionnaire. Some hospitals may address events such as these as a component of an "all hazards" plan. Select for other CBRNE information.

This Respondent's Guide, intended for the individual at the hospital or health care facility who will complete the Questionnaire for Health Care Facilities, provides an overview of the questionnaire and details on its use.

This project was funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and developed under Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Contract No. HHSA29020050005C with Booz Allen Hamilton.

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Contents

1.0. Introduction
   1.1. Purpose of the CBRNE Questionnaire
   1.2. Purpose of the Respondent's Guide
   1.3. Contents of the Questionnaire
2.0. How to Complete the Questionnaire
   2.1. Who Should Complete the Questionnaire?
   2.2. Questionnaire Design Features
   2.3. Accessing Completed Data
   2.4. Ongoing Respondent Support
Acknowledgments
Disclaimer
Copyright Information
Appendix A: Preparedness for Chemical, Biological Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Events: Questionnaire for Health Care Facilities
Appendix B: Personnel Matrix
Appendix C: Glossary

Acknowledgments

Funding to support Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Events: Questionnaire for Health Care Facilities was provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The report was developed for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and HRSA under AHRQ contract no. HHSA29020050005C with Booz Allen Hamilton.

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Disclaimer

The authors of this report are responsible for its content. No statement in the report should be construed as an official position of DHHS, AHRQ, or HRSA.

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Copyright Information

This document is in the public domain an may be used and reprinted without permission except those copyrighted materials noted, for which further reproduction is prohibited without the express permission of copyright holders.

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AHRQ Publication No. 07-0016-EF
Current as of April 2007

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