10-Step Approach to Service Continuity Planning
Presenter: Missy Harvey, Technology & Communication Coordinator, NN/LM MAR
Date: October 17 – November 17, 2012
Description: This course involves training medical librarians on the components of the NN/LM’s Emergency Preparedness & Response Plan: 10-Step Approach to Service Continuity. This class will be divided into five one-hour sessions. Two steps will be taught per session. Participants who complete course requirements will be eligible for 5 MLA CE credits. The goals of the class are to raise awareness of the need for emergency preparedness and response planning and to provide tools for enhancing preparedness for medical librarians. Participants will learn how to conduct a basic risk assessment for their libraries, how to craft a basic emergency preparedness plan, strategies for continuing library services from off-site, and options for obtaining assistance, both web-based resources and through the NN/LM Emergency Preparedness & Response structure.