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Acronym Full Text
AAR/IP  After Action Report and Improvement Plan
ABA  American Burn Association
AS American Samoa
APR Annual Progress Report
ARI  At-Risk Individuals Programs
ASPR  Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
CAT   Coalition Assessment Tool
CFR  Code of Federal Regulations
CNMI  Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
CMS  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
CONOPsConcept of Operations
CSC  Crisis Standards of Care
CST Coalition Surge Test
ED Emergency Department
EEI  Essential Elements of Information
EMS Emergency Medical Services
EMSC Emergency Medical Services for Children
EOCEmergency Operations Center
EOPEmergency Operations Plan
ESAR-VHP Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals
ESF-8Emergency Support Function-8
FOA Funding Opportunity Announcement
FPO Field Project Officer
GIS  Geographic Information System
HAI Healthcare-Associated Infection
HAZMATHazardous Materials
HCC Health Care Coalition
HCOHealth Care Organization
HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
HIPAA  Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
HPP Hospital Preparedness Program
HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration
HSEEPHomeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program
HSTHospital Surge Test
ICSIncident Command System
ICUIntensive Care Unit
ITInformation Technology
JRAJurisdictional Risk Assessment
MCMMedical Countermeasures
MCM ORRMedical Countermeasures Operational Readiness Review
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
NHPPNational Healthcare Preparedness Programs
NICUNeonatal Intensive Care Unit
NOAANational Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
PHEPPublic Health Emergency Preparedness
PMPerformance Measure
PODPoint of Dispensing
PPEPersonal Protective Equipment
RITNRadiation Injury Treatment Network
RCDRedundant Communications Drill
SPPROffice of Strategy, Policy, Planning, and Requirements
TRACIETechnical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange
TTXTable-Top Exercise
UASIUrban Area Security Initiative
USVIU.S. Virgin Islands
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture
VOIPVoice-Over Internet Protocol

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