Helpful resources based on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic first wave in early 2020.
Best Practices for Preparing for the Next Pandemic / Wave
Downloadable PDF of summary document of useful tips
COVID-19 Clinical Information and Facility Preparation
Facility Preparedness Checklist
Preparing for the Next Pandemic Summit
In the "Preparing for the Next Pandemic" Summit, panelists discussed lessons learned during the COVID-19 crisis and what emergency medicine as a specialty should do to better handle the next pandemic.
Download audio files of the eight one-hour sessions:
- Data and Analysis
- Deployment and Distribution of Physicians and Other Health Care Workers
- Disparities and Vulnerable Populations
- Information Flow
- Supply Chain
- Workforce Support and Sustainability
Emergency Department COVID-19 Severity Classification Pathway
ACEP and EvidenceCare created a seven-step triage process for emergency physicians to better classify COVID-19 patients and inform next steps. This new and evolving pathway integrates into many EHR systems, and can also be downloaded for offline use.