Table 5.

Web resources for disaster preparednessa

Resource TypeOrganization/TopicWeb Address
GovernmentalCDC: Bioterrorism
CDC: Environmental infection control guidelines for healthcare
CDC: Prevention and control of dialysis-associated
CMS: Emergency preparedness for dialysis facilities: A guide for chronic dialysis
CMS: Infection control for peritoneal dialysis patients after a
CMS: Preparing for emergencies: A guide for patients on dialysis (CMS publication 10150)
CMS: Conditions for Medicare
FEMA: DMIS Interoperability
FEMA: Emergency preparedness courses for Federal
FEMA: Hazard maps for
FEMA: National Response
FEMA: National Incident Management
FEMA: Preparing for disaster for people with disabilities and other special
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services: Ready in
Occupational Safety and Health
San Francisco Office of Emergency Services, Homeland
White House Katrina
NongovernmentalAmerican Academy of Pediatrics: Care and treatment of children in
American Kidney
American Nephrology Nurses
American Red
American Red Cross: Safe and Well
ESRD Network 7: ESRD emergency
ESRD Network 13: ESRD emergency
Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations: Standing together: An emergency planning guide for America's
KCERC, including information about NDMS-sponsored nephrology volunteer
Louisiana Health Care Review: Emergency preparedness and management resources for Louisiana
National Kidney Foundation: Planning for disasters and other types of emergency: A guide for kidney
National Renal Administrators: Disaster Preparedness
National Volunteer Organizations Active in
Nephron Information Center:
The Renal Network: Disaster planning and emergency preparedness guidelines and
Texas ESRD network: ESRD emergency
  • a CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CMS, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services; DMIS, Disaster Medical Information System; FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency.