Public Health Practices: Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
Public Health Practices
Enhancing Emergency Preparedness & Response
ASTHO - The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Health Human Resources Planning Tools (Ontario, Canada)

Agency: 
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Practice Description: 

The Health Human Resources Planning Tools are intended to provide a competency-based framework for recruiting and screening volunteers to assist with patient care in a pandemic setting. The tools include the following: 1) a set of influenza care competencies in a range of domains, including administration, transportation, education, infection control, care for well persons, and care for ill persons; 2) a self-assessment tool to determine whether or not a potential volunteer can meet the competencies of any of the domains; 3) a sample framework for using competency assessments; and 4) various tools for recruiting and screening a volunteer workforce.

State / Territory: 
Not Applicable