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Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP)


FEMA Continuity of Operations Awareness Course IS 546.a (1hr)
FEMA Introduction to Continuity of Operations IS 547a (2hrs)
FEMA Mission Essential Functions IS 526 (6hrs)
FEMA Continuity of Operations Planners IS 524 (5hrs)


Continuity of Operations Planning in the Health Care Sector (Webinar Session Handouts) -
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Continuity of Operations Planning in the Health Care Sector (Classroom Handouts) - Copyright December 2018 ©  Global Vision Consortium

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Rule Table Requirements by Provider Type

Ensuring Resiliency:Continuity Planning for Healthcare  Coalition Partners (Webinar Handouts) - Copyright 2018 ©  Global Vision Consortium

NYSDOH COOP Phase 2 - Ensuring Resiliency: Continuity Planning for Hospitals (October 2016) - Global Vision Consortium

NYSDOH Continuity for Operations Planning in the Health Care Sector Training (October, 2016) - EnMagine, Inc

Continuity 101 (Wakefield Brunswick Management Consulting 2012)

SAMPLE: COOP presentations for Executives

SAMPLE: Continuity Presentation to Dept. Managers

SAMPLE: Continuity Presentation to Administrations

SAMPLE: Business Continuity Planning for Hospitals

Tools & Resources

Continuity Guidance Circular (CGC) – Documents and Tools

California Hospital Association Continuity Planning Website

ASPR Healthcare COOP Template  Excerpted from Healthcare COOP & Recovery Planning: Concepts, Principles, Templates & Resources (Jan 2015)

ASPR Continuity Resources/CMS Rule

NYS Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES): provides several templates, checklists and continuity resources.

How to Conduct Hospital Business Impact Analysis (Wakefield Brunswick Management Consulting)

Hospital Continuity Resources: checklist, toolkit, templates, and Business Impact Analysis Tool (California Emergency Medical Services Authority)

Hospital Continuity Resources:  fact sheets, healthcare tools, trainings (Minnesota Department of Health)

ASPR Healthcare COOP Template
Excerpted from Healthcare COOP & Recovery Planning: Concepts, Principles, Templates & Resources (Jan 2015)

Healthcare COOP and Recovery Planning (ASPR, Jan 2015)

County PH COOP Plan Template (County of Santa Cruz)

Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facility COOP Plan Template (County of Santa Cruz)

University COOP Plan Template (Florida Atlantic University)

Continuity of Operations Plan Guidance Document (Kansas Department of Health and Environment)

NFPA 1600 Standards on Disasters/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs

Business Continuity Plan Templates(Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency)

Business Continuity Planning Workshop, Summary Report  (PCEPN NYC Health,2016)

Business Continuity Planning Workshop, Participant Materials (Primary Care Emergency Preparedness Network (PCEPN) NYC Health, 2016)

Continuity Guidance Circular 1 (CGC 1) Continuity Guidance for Non-Federal Entities (States, Territories, Tribal, and Local Government Jurisdictions and Private Sector Organizations) 2009

Continuity Guidance Circular 2 (CGC 2) Continuity Guidance for Non-Federal Governments: Mission Essential Functions Identification Process (States, Territories, Tribes, and Local Government Jurisdictions) FEMA P-789 / October 2013

Emergency Preparedness for Business: information and tools (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Business Continuity Planning: information and simple tools (DHS & FEMA)

Business Continuity Planning: resources links and checklists (Public Health Agency of Canada)

Planosaurus: articles and tools about executive support, stakeholders and collaboration (Planosaurus)