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SECOND NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
The Leading Forum on Medical Preparedness and Response to Disasters, Epidemics and Terrorism

Renaissance Washington DC Hotel
Washington, DC

February 3 - 5, 2008

2008 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MULTIMEDIA
Watch video of the National Emergency Management Summit on the go. The National Emergency Management Summit is Podcasting all general sessions on a iPOD™ Nano, a CD-ROM, or a Flash Drive. Concurrent breakout session audio and all related presentation materials are also included on each multimedia format.

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IAEM CEM CERTIFICATION TRAINING AND EXAMINATION:

Preconference Sympoium III: International Association of Emergency Managers Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) Preparatory Exam Course and Examination

The Summit will offer International Association of Emergency Managers' Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) training and certification examination on Sunday, February 3, 2008.


PRECONFERENCE SESSIONS

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
David Nabarro, MD
Assistant Secretary-General and UN System Senior Coordinator for Avian and Human Influenza, United Nations, Former Director of Human Development and Chief Health Adviser, UK Department for International Development, New York, NY

FEATURED FACULTY
Commander Brad Austin, MPH, FACHE
Senior Program Officer, Medical Reserve Corps Program, Office of the Surgeon General, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD
Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (Emeritus)
Executive Director, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC
Glenn Cannon
Director, Response Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC
Joseph Cappiello
Vice President, Accreditation Field Operations, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Jim Caverly
Director of the Partnership and Outreach Division, Office of Infrastructure Protection, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC
Howard S. Gwon, MS
Director, Office of Emergency Management, Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
James G. Hodge, Jr., JD, LLM
Associate Professor and Executive Director, Center for Law and the Public's Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Edbert Hsu, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Director of Training, Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs, National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington, DC

Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Director of Public Health Preparedness, Co-Director, EMS and Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship, University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine, Former National Director, Emergency Management Office, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Orange, CA
Toby L. Merlin, MD
Director, Division of Public and Private Partnerships, National Center for Health Marketing, Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Washington, DC
James L. Paturas
Deputy Director, Yale New Haven Center for Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response, New Haven, CT
Sally Phillips, RN, Ph.D.
Director, Bioterrorism Preparedness Research Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD
Irwin Redlener, MD
Associate Dean, Public Health Advocacy and Preparedness, Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY
Robin A. Robinson, MD
Acting Associate Director, Pandemic Influenza Program, Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Office of Research & Development Coordination, US Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC
Jeff Runge, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Department of Homeland Security, Former Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC
Linda Sanches
Senior Advisor, HIPAA Privacy Outreach and Training, Office for Civil Rights, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
W. Craig Vanderwagen, MD
Rear Admiral, Upper Half, US Public Health Service, Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Robert A. Wise, MD
Vice President, Division of Standards and Survey Methods, The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

TOPICS COVERED
  • Americans at Risk: Why We Are Not Prepared for Megadisasters and What We Can Do Now
  • How Prepared is the Nation's Health System to Respond to a Disaster?
  • Emergency Management Strategies: "Are We Ready?" - Results of a Comprehensive Survey on Disaster Preparedness of United States Healthcare Facilities
  • The Role of the Department of Homeland Security in Medical Planning and Response to Disaster, Epidemic and Terrorism
  • How Healthcare Providers and Plans Can Work with FEMA to Make Emergency Response Successful
  • National Disaster Medical System: NDMS - Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
  • PrepLink - Overview of the Strategic Bio-defense Emergency Operations and Communication System
  • The "ing's" of Disaster Preparedness: Successful Planning, Partnering, Training and Drilling
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Emergency Management in Planning and Implementing Exercises with Full Community Engagement
  • Using your Flu Clinic as a Pandemic Exercise
  • Thinking Outside the Box: When Doing Business as Usual Can't Work - Creative Emergency Management Planning
  • Emergency Management Strategies for Identifying and Integrating Community Resources to Expand Medical Surge Capacity
  • Planning Tools You Can Use To Meet The Needs Of People With Disabilities In An Emergency: What To Do, What Not To Do, And What Difference Does It Make?
  • Novel Approach to Medical Mitigation of Mass Casualty Disasters
  • The Role of Information Technology in Hospital Emergency Management
  • Get Ready to RHIO - Health Information Exchanges and Emergency Preparedness
  • Planning for the Medical Emergency Management for Catastrophic Nuclear Events
  • When You Just Gotta' Go! Health and Medical Evacuation Planning For Communities
  • Vertical Evacuations in Hospitals and Long Term Care Facilities
  • Grassroots Response - Enabling Individual and Community Action in Disaster Medical Catastrophes
  • Emergency Management Communications: Emergency and Risk Communication
  • Getting it Right Day-To-Day: Continual Disaster Preparedness for Interdisciplinary Teams in the Emergency Department
  • Hazard Mitigation: Preventing Damage before Disaster Strikes
  • Domestic Preparedness: Events Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • High Volume Patient Decontamination Strategies
  • What Emergency Management Professionals Should Know about Antidotes for Radiological Agents
  • Pearls and Pitfalls of including Colleges and Universities in Community Metropolitan Medical Response Systems
  • Emergency Response and Reconstruction: Qualifying Your Contractors, Vendors and Suppliers
  • Emergency Preparedness Challenges Facing Long Term Care
  • The Role of Hospitals During a Public Health Emergency
  • Incorporation of Safe and Resilient Hospitals for Community Integrated Disaster Response
  • Regional Coordinating Hospitals - a Tool for Managing Healthcare Emergencies
  • Hospital Pharmaceutical Response for Public Health Emergencies
  • Best Practices in Hospital Anti-Terrorism
  • The Role of a Hospital CEO in Times of Disaster
  • Preparing for the Worst: How Disaster Responders Can Take Care of Themselves and their Team in an Emergency or Disaster Situation
  • Overview of Legal Considerations in Disasters
  • Strategies for Complying with Joint Commissions' 2008 Revised Emergency Management Standards
  • Complying with the HIPAA Privacy Rule During Emergencies: Avoid Disasters for the Special Needs Population and Comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Legal Issues: Records Information Management Systems and Disaster Preparedness
  • Legal Issues: The Liability Risk of Hospitals as a Target of Terrorism
  • Special Populations: Are you Ready to H.E.L.P. K.I.D.S.
  • Special Populations: Vulnerable, Silent and Compromised - Disaster Planning for Citizens with Intellectual and NeuroDevelopmental Disabilities
  • Special Populations: Preparing Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities For Public Health Emergencies
  • Pediatric and Special Populations Emergency Management Strategies
  • Ready or Not: A Case Study of Emergency Preparedness in Nursing Homes in South Carolina
  • Lessons Learned in Developing Specifications, Procuring, Housing and Maintaining a 100-Bed Mobile Hospital
  • Medical Preparedness for Water Contamination Events - Lessons Learned from Katrina
  • Case Study: Policies Influencing Disaster Nursing - A Hurricane Katrina Case Study For Nurse Educators
  • Case Study: 2001 World Trade Center Attacks
  • Case Study: The Health Response to SARs Pandemic of 2002
  • Case Study: New Orleans and Minneapolis, a Tale of Two Cities

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SUMMIT ADVISORY BOARD
John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs, National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington, DC (Chair)

Donna Barbisch
Retired Army Reserve MG, Washington, DC

Marvin L. Birnbaum, MD, Ph.D.
President, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Director, Emergency Medical Services Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Joseph Cappiello
Vice President, Accreditation Field Operations, The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Joxel Garcia, MD, MBA
Senior Vice President, MAXIMUS Federal Services, Inc., Former Deputy Director, Pan American Health Organization, Former Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Reston, VA


Kristi L. Koenig, MD, FACEP
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Director of Public Health Preparedness, Co-Director, EMS and Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship, University of California at Irvine, School of Medicine, Former National Director, Emergency Management Office, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Orange, CA

Peter C. Losi
Vice President, Response Government Operations, American Red Cross, Former Chief for the Joint Staff Logistics Readiness Center, The Pentagon, Washington, DC

Kathie McCracken, RN, MHA, FACHE
Pandemic Influenza Program Manager and Healthcare Sector Specialist, Infrastructure Partnerships Division, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC

Sally Phillips, RN, Ph.D.
Director, Bioterrorism Preparedness Research Program, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD

Robert A. Wise, MD
Vice President, Division of Standards and Survey Methods, The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Department of Homeland Security liaison:
Jeff Runge, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Department of Homeland Security, Former Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, DC

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