Disaster Medicine Institute – PREHOSPITAL DISASTER MEDICINE CONFERENCE 2016
TERRORIST ATTACK AND PANDEMICS: WHAT YOU MUST KNOW
MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016 – 9am to 5 pm
UMASS BOSTON CONFERENCE CENTER,
100 MORRISSEY BOULEVARD, BOSTON. MA 02125
This conference is the first in a series of Prehospital Disaster Medicine conferences to be presented by Disaster Medicine Institute. This day-long symposium will cover emerging infections like Ebola and Zika, as well as the necessary knowledge required to manage infected patients in the field. The conference will also highlight the prehospital management of asymmetric attack, similar to the Paris Attacks of 2015, and terrorist events. These topics will be presented by our highly experienced, world renowned experts in the field.
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Registration open till May 16, 2016.
Dr. Gregory Ciottone
In light of the attacks in Paris and Brussels, and with the knowledge that ISIS used chemical weapons in Iraq, it is now imperative that all EMS personnel have a firm understanding and education in Counter-Terrorism Medicine (CTM). The US and Europe are at risk for asymmetric, multi-modality attacks in our metropolitan and transportation centers. This talk will introduce CTM and begin to build prehospital capacity in its main principles: Mitigation and preparedness steps required for terrorist attack response, Rapidly recognizing terrorist attacks, Understanding asymmetric, multimodality attacks, Responding to such attacks in a safe and effective way.
Active Multiple Shooter Incident
Brad Newbury MPA
Resource management in every disaster is everyone’s responsibility from the Incident Commander to the first responder. This discussion will look at the incident priorities of disaster resource management. We will also discuss how to function in the initial timeframe without an influx of additional resources