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Campus Emergency Response Program

Administered: On demand

Target Population: Variable depending upon circumstances

Participation Rate: Based upon need

Working with U of A Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT), U of A Administration, U of A Risk Management, UAPD, Life & Work Connections, local law enforcement, greater Tucson community medical and mental health professionals to provide a leadership role in managing advance training for and response to (counseling and medical services) the consequences of a critical event on the U of A campus.

Outcomes Measured

  • Working with UA Administration, Risk Management, UAPD, Life & Work Connections, local law enforcement, greater Tucson community medical and mental health professionals, provide leadership role in managing advance training and responding to the consequences (counseling and medical services) of a critical event on-campus.

Findings

The Campus Health Service has participated in four emergency events including the College of Nursing murders (October 2002). Key members of the CHS have been selected to participate on the Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) in 2003. The Campus Health Service staff was involved in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the U of A Emergency Exercise that occurred on April 12, 2006.

Changes Made on Basis of Findings

The CHS in collaboration with U of A Administration, U of A Risk Management, UAPD, Life & Work Connections, local law enforcement, greater Tucson community medical and mental health professionals has provided a leadership role in training for and response to the consequences (counseling and medical services) of a critical event on or near the U of A campus.

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