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Culture of Safety Virtual Event - Disaster Preparedness

Published: by American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust

Topic: Culture of Safety | Resource type: Webinar

Is your hospital prepared for a natural or human-made disaster? How do you focus on quality patient care and harm reduction during a disaster situation? Please join us on June 1st, 2018 from 11:00 am - 12 noon CT to participate in an engaging panel discussion on planning and preparing for disaster situations through the implementation of best practices and emergency management strategies to ensure quality patient care and prevention of hospital-acquired conditions. Eric Alberts, Emergency Manager of Orlando Health, will share his experiences on the management and care of patients during the Pulse Night Club shooting and Todd Senters, Faculty Administrator of Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas will share his experiences on the management and care of patients during Hurricane Harvey. The discussion will be facilitated by Patricia Stahura, Senior Analyst and Consultant, and Jim Davis, Senior Infection Prevention Analyst, from ECRI Institute.

Learning Objectives

  • Compare and contrast natural and human-made disasters.
  • Describe the relationship between disaster preparation and response and the prevention of hospital-acquired conditions (HACs).
  • Recognize why it is important to use an all-hazards approach to disaster preparedness.
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This recording is a simultaneous interpretation of the live event. All statements, recommendations and treatment guidelines should be consulted in the original oral or written language format.

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