UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETINGS

Tuesday, August 6

Metro Foothills Healthcare Coalition Chapter Meeting

12:00pm – 1:30pm
Jefferson County Public Health
645 Parfet Street, Lakewood, CO 80215
Mt. Bierstadt Room

Tuesday, July 23

North Central Region Healthcare Coalition Governance Board Meeting

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Trailhead Institute
1385 S. Colorado Blvd, Suite A622, Denver, CO 80222

Friday, July 26

Boulder HAMR Healthcare Coalition Chapter Meeting

7:00am – 10:00am
Location: TBD

Tuesday, July 9

Tri-County Healthcare Coalition Chapter Meeting

9:30am – 12:30pm

Location:
Parker Adventist Hospital
9395 Crown Crest Blvd
Parker, CO 80138

UPCOMING HEALTHCARE COALITION EVENTS

UCHealth Disaster Conference 2019

UCHealth Disaster Conference 2019

August 8 and 9, 2019
Bruce Schroffel Conference Center
Aurora, CO

The conference will be focusing on learning from the lived experiences of professionals who have worked mass casualty incidents, survived disasters, and delivered care in the most challenging of situations. This group of physicians, nurses, medics and firefighters are willing to relive their worst days to help YOU respond well.

UCHealth Disaster Conference Flyer and Registration Information

REGISTRATION

Denver Healthcare Facility Emergency Planning Workshop

Denver Healthcare Facility Emergency Planning Workshop

September 5, 2019
8:30am – 12:30pm
Denver Post Auditorium
101 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80202

The workshop is a forum to discuss emergency planning and address Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) emergency preparedness rule requirements.

Intended for anyone subject to the CMS emergency preparedness rule.

Denver Healthcare Facility Emergency Planning Workshop Flyer and Registration Information

Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness

Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness 

August 12 and 13, 2019
8:00am – 5:00pm
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Registration

https://my.teex.org/TeexPortal/Default.aspx?MO=mCourseCatalog&D=FP&C=MGT439&S=296
Please register by July 15th
Location: Children’s Hospital Colorado, Mount Princeton Meeting room, 2nd floor conference center
When: August 12/13
Time: 8-5
POC: Tim Klippert 720-777-3959
Breakfast and Lunch provided
16 CE’s for Nurses
15 CE’s for Physicians

Description

This course prepares students to effectively, appropriately, and safely plan for and respond to a disaster incident involving children, addressing the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community based-incident. Pediatric specific planning considerations include mass sheltering, pediatric-triage, reunification planning and pediatric decontamination considerations. This is not a hands-on technical course, but instead a management resource course for stakeholders like pediatric physicians, emergency managers, emergency planners, and members of public emergency departments like EMS, Fire, Police, Public Health, and Hospitals in field of disaster response and preparedness work.

Topics

  • Introduction to Pediatric Response
  • Emergency Management (EM) Considerations
  • Implications for Planning and Response
  • Functional Access Needs Considerations
  • Mass Sheltering
  • Pediatric Triage and Allocation of Scarce Resources
  • Pediatric Reunification Considerations
  • Pediatric Decontamination Considerations

ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND EXERCISE OPPORTUNITIES

July 14: Annual Natural Hazards Workshop

August 28 – 30: 2019 Public Health in the Rockies

September 10 – 11: 2019 Region VIII Infrastructure Resilience Conference

RECORDED WEBINARS

National Association of County & City Health Officials: Cultural Competence in Preparedness Planning

Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR): Pediatric Issues in Disasters

ASPR: Healthcare Challenges after Radiological Incidents

ASPR: Healthcare Response to a No-Notice Incident: Las Vegas 

ASPR: Healthcare System Readiness for Highly Pathogenic Infectious Diseases

ASPR: EMS & Infectious Diseases: Challenges & Resources for Provider Protection

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Public Health Radiological/Nuclear Preparedness Webinar

CMS Emergency Preparedness Webinars (free): see All Clear Emergency Management website for details

Open request for Training: First Responder/Emergency Planner Trainings – Access and Functional Needs

Dates through 2019-2020 – American Red Cross – Community Active Threat Trainings

Dates through 2019 – Patriot VE Team: Amateur Radio Training & Testing

Dates through 2019 – Emergency Preparedness Tabletop Exercise (TTX) Workshops: see MoodyWorks32 Emergency Preparedness Consulting website for details

Dates through 2019 – CMS Emergency Preparedness Webinars (free): see All Clear Emergency Management website for details

JOB POSTINGS

Northeast Region Healthcare Coalition: Regional Planner 

Custer County: Director of the Office of the Emergency Management

Tri-County Health Department: Emergency Preparedness and Response Planner

Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: Mitigation Projects Team Supervisor

Banner Health: Emergency Management Program Management

GET INVOLVED