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ID
12-508-1239
Name
Medical Countermeasure Point of Dispensing Management Team
Status
Published
Version
1.6
Updated
11/18/2019 4:44:38 PM
Original Release
06/19/2018
Last Major Release
11/18/2019
Description
The Medical Countermeasure (MCM) Point of Dispensing (POD) Management Team oversees and provides direction, coordination, and consultation to local personnel (from public health, law enforcement, facilities management, and the private sector) providing help with set-up, inventory management, resupply, volunteer management and training, throughput management, distribution, and dispensing of mass prophylaxes (medications and vaccines) to targeted populations at POD sites
Resource Category
Medical and Public Health
Primary Core Capability
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Team
Overall Function
The MCM POD Management Team: 1. Manages set-up, operations, and demobilization of one or two MCM mass prophylaxis POD sites per shift within a defined area 2. Provides training, including just-in-time training, to locally provided staff in POD command and control, POD logistics, and POD operations 3. Advises on inventory management
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. Discuss logistics for deploying this team, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment 2. Team staffing is based on management of one or two POD sites, with a minimum throughput of 500 clients per hour per POD 3. Requestor supplies POD equipment and supplies, including signage, crowd control equipment, pallet jacks, and forklifts 4. Joint Information Center (JIC) assigns a Public Information Officer (PIO) or liaison with mass prophylaxis training or experience 5. Requestor specifies the need for additional equipment and supplies, such as pallet jacks and forklifts 6. Requestor provides security measures for this team 7. Requestor confirms level of practitioner necessary for Medical Screening Manager 8. Requestor orders additional technical specialists, such as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers, infectious disease specialists, and interpreters, if necessary
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
MINIMUM PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 15
MANAGEMENT AND OVERSIGHT PERSONNEL PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 1 MCM POD Management Team Leader
SUPPORT PERSONNEL PER TEAMA Medical Screening Manager can be a physician, advanced practice Registered Nurse, or a physician assistant. The level of oversight needed for this position varies from state to state. This is not a NIMS typed position.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 11 – NIMS Type 1 MCM POD Logistics Manager 1 – NIMS Type 1 Pharmacist 1 – NIMS Type 1 MCM POD Intake/Line Flow Manager 1 – Medical Screening Manager
Electronics Equipment Per TeamNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 15 – Laptop computer
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Equipment Per Team MemberThe following regulation addresses PPE: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.134: Respiratory Protection.
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1PPE is mission specific and may include: 1. Gloves 2. Foot protection 3. Eye protection 4. Ear protection 5. Hard hats 6. Respirators 7. Protective clothing
COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT PER TEAMNot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 15 – Short-range, two-way portable radio 5 – Cell phone 1 – Satellite phone
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 509-12: Medical Countermeasure Point of Dispensing Management Team Leader
FEMA, NIMS 509-12: Medical Countermeasure Point of Dispensing Intake/Line Flow Manager
FEMA, NIMS 509-12: Medical Countermeasure Point of Dispensing Logistics Manager
FEMA, NIMS 509-12: Pharmacist
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.134: Respiratory Protection, latest edition adopted