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AMA PRA Category 1 and ANCC credit(s) will be available. More information will be made available in the final agenda once sessions are finalized. No credits are available for sponsored sessions.

 

November 7, 2017 (Pre-conference Sessions - requires separate registration)

NOTE: All pre-conference sessions require a separate registration selection and are not included in the conference registration price.

 

Time

Session

Presenter

Meeting Room

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Lunch on your own 12:00-1:00 pm)

Emergency Preparedness 101 for Healthcare Facilities, Part I and II

David Wallace & Elizabeth Williams – University of South Alabama

Andaman

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

(Lunch on your own 12:00-1:00 pm)

Business Continuity Do Tank

 

Desi Matel Anderson – CEO of Global Disaster Innovation Group and “Chief Wrangler”, FIT

Kristin Stevens, MS, CEM, CBCI, ABCP – Principal, Stevens Research & Consulting, LLC

Salon A,B,C

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Cash bar and light snacks will be available

Mandalay Ballroom

  

November 8, 2017

 

Time

Session

Presenter

Meeting Room

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Keynote Address: Turning the Page on Healthcare Preparedness

David "Marco" Marcozzi, MD, MHS-CL, FACEP – Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Population Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Assistant Chief Medical Officer for Acute Care, University of Maryland Medical Center

Salon D,E,F

9:45 am – 10:45 am

Collaborate with Colleagues

N/A

Salon D,E,F

11:00 am – 11:50 am

CMS Bootcamp: How to Conduct a Risk Assessment & Develop Emergency Plans

J. J. Jones, BS, CEM – Manager for Emergency Management and Safety, Tarrant County Hospital District/JPS Health Network

Salon D,E,F

Pediatric Surge: Planning is the Key

Donna Hovey, MPPM, BSN, RN, CEN, CCRN – Director of Behavioral Management Resources, Montefiore Medical Center

Andaman

Invisible victims of Mass Tragedies – The Psychological After Effects of Survivors

Manya Chylinski – Survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

Salon A,B,C

Building a Social Media Analysis and Response Team

Christopher Tarantino, MEP CMCP, CEO – Epicenter Media & Training

Rangoon

11:50 am – 1:30 pm

Lunch & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

CMS Bootcamp: How to Develop a

Communication Plan

Jacob Seil, BS – Crisis Communications Coordinator, North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council

Jessica Dupree, MPH, CHES – Healthcare Collation Preparedness Manager, North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council

Barbara Dodge, BA-E – Director of Hospital Preparedness Programs, Center for Preparedness Education

Salon D,E,F

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Think You Know the P? Think Again.

Mary Beth Nelson, MBA, CHEC III, ASP

Emergency Preparedness Specialist, Cone Health

Andaman

Disaster Exercises Gone Wrong: When the Exercise Becomes the Disaster

Barbara Dodge, BA-E – Director of Hospital Preparedness Programs, Center for Preparedness Education

Salon A,B,C

The Lessons Learned from Oroville Dam Spillway Evacuations

Kristin Weivoda, MS, FP-C, NREMT-P – EMS Administrator, Yolo County HHSA

Kristen Kolleda, MPH – Manager of Emergency Preparedness, Rideout Health

Rangoon

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Break & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CMS Bootcamp: How to Develop Policies & Procedures

Sheran Kaplan-Hicks – Healthcare Preparedness Manager, New Mexico Department of Health, Bureau of Health Emergency Management

Salon D,E,F

Turning a Potential Liability into an Asset: Engaging Non-Critical Healthcare Staff in Continuity Planning

Susan Schmitz, MAIDP – Senior Project Director, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Lilia Lukowsky, PhD – US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Veterans Emergency Management Evaluation Center (VEMEC)

Andaman

Dealing with the Threats Facing Healthcare Today: Disasters, Cyber Threats, and Regulators

Alan Berman, MBCP, CBCLA, CBCV – President, DRI International

Salon A,B,C

Violence in Healthcare, Opioid Abuse, and the Changing Environment of Healthcare: Facts and Lessons

Scott Cormier, CHEP – NRP Vice President, Emergency Management, EC, & Safety, Medxcel Facilities Management

Rangoon

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Keynote Address: CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule

Ceceilia Blondioux – Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Lori Upton – Director of Regional Preparedness for Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council

Salon D,E,F

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Optional Session: Model of the Practice of Emergency Management in Healthcare Organizations Workshop

Joe Barbera, MD – Director of the Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management, George Washington University

Jonathon Gruba, B.A., M.S. Emergency Preparedness

Salon D,E,F

November 9, 2017

 

Time

Session

Presenter

Meeting Room

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration, Breakfast & Networking

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

8:00 am – 8:50 am

Automating Hospital Mass Casualty Incident Response: What Matters and Why?

Paul Biddinger, MD – Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine, Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness, Massachusetts General Hospital

Salon D,E,F

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Resource Allocation in Disasters: Legal and Ethical Considerations

Tina Batra Hershey , JD, MPH – Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Salon D,E,F

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Break & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

10:30 am – 11:30 am

CMS Bootcamp: How to Develop a Training & Testing Program

Knox Andress, RN Designated – Regional Coordinator, Louisiana Region 7 Healthcare Preparedness Coalition

Salon D,E,F

Integrating Prevention of Violent Extremism in Public Health Activities

Denise Bulling, PhD, LIPC, CTM – Sr. Research Director, University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Andaman

It’s right under your nose: Seeing the obvious while planning

Kevin Arthur, EMT-P/T, CHEC III – Manager of Emergency Management Programs, Primary Children's Hospital

Mary Beth Nelson, BEM, CHEC III

Emergency Preparedness Specialist, Cone Health

Salon A,B,C

We’re doing what?? Regional Hospital Evacuation…Evacuating a hospital within a region to other regional facilities

Steve Baron, CHEC II, EMT-P – Region 9 Regional Hospital Coordination Center Coordinator

Ken Hebert, CHEP – Emergency Management Coordinator, Rush-Copley Medical Center

Rangoon

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Lunch & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

An Inside Look: Federal, State, and Healthcare Coalition Response to Hurricane Harvey

Eric Epley – Executive Director, Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC)

Lori Upton – Director of Regional Preparedness, Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council

CAPT Mick Cote – Regional Administrator, HHS ASPR R6

CAPT Amy Taylor – Regional Emergency Coordinator, DHHS/ASPR R6

Hilary Watt – Executive Director, Coastal Bend Regional Advisory Council

Keri Cain – State Hospital Preparedness Program Coordinator I Preparedness Branch, Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Section, Texas Department of State Health Services

Jeff Hoogheem – Interim Director I Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Section, Texas Department of State Health Services

Salon D,E,F

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Break & Networking with Vendors

N/A

Mandalay Ballroom

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

CMS Bootcamp: AHEPP Mentoring Program in Action

Steve Ikuta, BS, MEP – Emergency Management Program Manager

Judy Kruger, PhD

Health Scientist

Salon D,E,F

Pediatric Considerations in Hospital Emergency Management

Mary Devine, MPH – Director of Emergency Management, Boston Children’s Hospital

Andaman

Using Exercises to Measure Preparedness

Dr. Paul Biddinger, MD – Director of the Center for Disaster Medicine, Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness, Massachusetts General Hospital

Leighton Jones, BSc(hons) – Senior Manager, Emergency Preparedness Research, Evaluation & Practice (EPREP) Program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Salon A,B,C

ASPR TRACIE: Here to Help You Improve Healthcare Emergency Preparedness

Shayne Brannman, MS, MA – HHS/ASPR/OEM

ASPR TRACIE Program Director

Rangoon

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Keynote Address: Future of ASPR – New Administration, New Funding, New Rules

 

Edward Gabriel, MPA, EMT-P, CEM, CBCP – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response,

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Salon D,E,F

 

 

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