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“When Disaster Strikes… Learn Together to Work Together.

Designing & Implementing Simulated Disaster Events

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
2:00 PM ET

Webinars are one hour in length. Space is limited.

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Session Overview

Overview

Effective management of medical emergencies is imperative to saving lives & developing collaborative leaders. Conducting disaster day simulation events engages students, health professionals, first responders, and the community in disaster preparedness. This requires professionals from different disciplines to successfully communicate and work together as a team. During the webinar participants will be provided with a detailed account of the disaster day simulations developed and implemented at our institution. Important components of preparing and conducting simulated disaster events will be discussed, as well as strategies and solutions for overcoming challenges and barriers.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the important components of designing and implementing simulated disaster events.
  2. Recognize opportunities to train students, health professionals, first responders, and community members in disaster preparedness.
  3. Identify strategies and solutions to overcome challenges in planning and conducting a simulated disaster event.

Presented By:

Erin McGoff, DProf, MSc, BSc, PGCE

Assistant Vice President, HEC & Simulation
Health Education Center
University of Texas Medical Branch

Heather Frenz, MS

Executive Director
Patient Safety and Clinical Competency Center at Albany Medical College

Heather Guest, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE

Standardized Patient Program Supervisor
Patient Safety and Clinical Competency Center at Albany Medical College

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