National Emergency Management Summit

Venue: New Orleans Marriott

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 01, 2007
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An extraordinary confluence of events, both environmental and geopolitical, have coalesced to create a heightened risk of natural disaster, epidemic and terrorism in the United States. The National Emergency Management Summit seeks to assess these risks and articulate practical approaches to strategies of planning, response and recovery.

Analyze the risks involved with emergency management including natural disasters, terrorism and bioterrorism, and infectious disease, including pandemics in the United States.
Describe the lessons learned for emergency managers during 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Oklahoma City, the Northridge earthquake, and the anthrax letters scare.
Assess the role of FEMA, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services in medical planning and response to disasters, epidemics and terrorism.
Identify and name best practices in medical planning and response to disasters, epidemics, and terrorism for hospitals, physician organizations and health plans.
Recognize the special problems raised by implementing emergency preparedness plans for racially and ethnically diverse communities.
Establish alternatives for mechanisms of disaster triage: from planning to implementation and analysis.
List strategies for compliance with JCAHO requirements and guidelines for disaster readiness.
Outline performance metrics in healthcare emergency preparedness.
Analyze mental health issues raised by disasters and responsive strategies.
Explain state and federal legal mandates in emergency response.
Present ways of using health plan data as part of the arsenal against bioterrorism and epidemics.
Define the role of information technology in support of disaster response.
Specify methods for preparing nurses for medical disaster response.
Discuss effective methods for disaster management and response to suicide bombing.
Outline lessons learned from a worldwide perspective on emergency management.
Employer and Health Plan Emergency Management Coordinators
Hospital and Physician Emergency Management Coordinators
Health Plan, Hospital and Physician Organization Executives and Senior Managers
Clinicians, including Physicians, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Biotechnology Company Emergency Managers
First Responder Management, including EMT, Paramedics and HAZMAT Crews
Emergency Management Personnel
Federal, State and Local Emergency Management Officials
Federal Agencies, including HSC, DHS, FEMA, DoD, DHHS, VA, DoA, DoT, ARC, etc.
Military, Police and Fire Department Emergency Management Leaders
Corporate Business Continuity Managers
Vendors and Consulting Firms with Products, Services and Solutions to Assist in Disaster, Epidemic and Terrorism Planning, Response and Recovery