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Conducting a BT Tabletop: A How-To Guide [ PDF ]
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Tabletop exercises are one of the strategies that the public health workforce can use to convene and engage their community partners. This resource provides state and local public health entities with information and guidance on the key ingredients to consider when developing and facilitating a bioterrorism tabletop exercise.

The document is 20 pages long and is available in PDF format.


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Conducting a BT Tabletop: A How To Guide

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Author: Dekalb County Board of Health Advanced Practice Center, revised by the San Francisco Bay Area Advanced Practice Center
Related Topics: Workforce
Suggested Audiences: Administrators/managers, Business/Community/Civic leaders, Health officials, Law Enforcement (police/state/FBI, etc.), Nurses (public health nurse), Planners, Policy makers/analysts, Rural Public Health Professionals, Laboratory professionals
Product PHEP Capabilities: Capability 1: Community Preparedness, Capability 2: Community Recovery, Capability 5: Fatality Management, Capability 6: Information Sharing, Capability 7: Mass Care, Capability 8: Medical Countermeasure Dispensing, Capability 9: Medical Materiel Management and Distribution, Capability 10: Medical Surge, Capability 11: Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions, Capability 12: Public Health Laboratory Testing, Capability 13: Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation, Capability 14: Responder Safety and Health, Capability 15: Volunteer Management, Capability 3: Emergency Operations Coordination, Capability 4: Emergency Public Information and Warning

Goals and Objectives:
• Set goals.
• Select a coordinator, a facilitator, and participants.
• Develop the scenario and questions.
• Address logistical issues.