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New Archived Webinar

Mind the Gap: How College Health Services Can Use Assessment to Identify Health Disparities, Health Inequities, and Barriers to Accessing Care."
Originally presented on April 26, 2017
CE Credit available
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Comments Requested on Revised Emergency Planning Guidelines

The ACHA Board of Directors Executive Committee is requesting member feedback on revisions to the ACHA Guidelines: Emergency Planning Guidelines for Campus Health Services: An All-Hazards Approach. The revisions to the guidelines include:


  • Addition of specific training resources (including links to the resources) in the “Campus Health Service Staff Education and Preparedness” section
  • Clarification of which situations can be considered emergencies under the Clery Act
  • Revision and expansion of the “Psychological Impact of Crisis” section
  • Addition of recommendations on creating continuing operations and point of dispensing plans

View the draft version of the revised guidelines [pdf]
View the current version of the guidelines [pdf]


The ACHA Executive Committee, along with the  Emerging Public Health Threats and Emergency Response Coalition, will review ACHA member input prior to determining final action on revisions to this publication. Please click here to provide your feedback by May 11, 2017.

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