UPMC Emergency Preparedness Annual Summit
Topics to include:
•Active Shooter Preparedness
•Exercise Design and Development
•Communication in a Crisis
Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician, Psychologist, Social Worker, Emergency Management, EMS, Preparedness, Patient Safety, Law Enforcement, Security, Safety, Communications
- The participant will be able to describe emergency management activities involved in active shooter preparedness, response, and recovery.
- The participant will take advantage of training opportunities available to them and apply the information gained at the trainings to the emergency management process at the business units.
- The participant will understand the processes necessary to conduct an exercise series to evaluate and improve the business unit emergency operations plan.
8:30 - 9:00am Welcome
9:00 - 9:15am Presentation of the Bill Smith Award
9:15 - 10:30am P1: Active Shooter Preparedness
Dr. Rozel and START Member
10:30 - 10:45am Break
10:45 - 11:45am P2: Active Shooter Preparedness Panel
Moderator - Jeff Magill
Communications - Amy Collins Law
DHS, CISA - Bob Winters
UPMC Police & Security - Philip Carlo
American Red Cross - Carlos Carmona & Walt Jennings
11:45 - 12:45pm Lunch
12:45 - 1:00pm P3: Media Relations & Crisis Communications
1:45 - 2:00pm Break
2:00 - 3:00pm P4: Exercises (tips, tricks, and best practices)
Rick Lippert & Dave Stofanak
3:00 - 3:30pm Closing
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
The information presented at this program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.5 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 5.5 continuing education credits.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 5.50 AAPA Category I CME
- 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 5.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 5.50 ASWB
- 5.50 Attendance