Perlman (center) oversees a special Olympics' special smiles oral health exam; More than 180,000 trained volunteer health professionals
and students across the globe are trained through Healthy Athletes to treat people with intellectual disabilities.
CE is available on line through Sigma Theta Tau; ANA has an article which has CE: Be Safe, Be Prepared: Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals
in Disaster Response OJIN Vol.
For additional information and resources, please see: Be Safe, Be Prepared: Emergency system for advance registration of volunteer health professionals
in disaster response, Cheryl A.
On September 3, HHS issued a call for more volunteer health professionals (VHPs) to deploy, as federalized employees, to the affected areas.
77) The Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals (ESAR-VHP), which is administered by HRSA, is designed to assist state and local authorities in verifying the status of volunteer healthcare workers by developing standards for a nationwide database and providing funding and technical assistance to states in linking to the database.
We engage volunteer health professionals
as "acute response care coordinators" who meet with pregnant women.
THE ARIZONA Department of Health Services is urging health care workers to participate in a new registration system for volunteer health professionals to be used in the event of an emergency.
The Arizona Emergency System for the Advanced Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals is designed to enable hospitals and health care facilities to meet the increased demand for medical services during an emergency.