2013 “Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health through Collaboration, Coordination and Communication” Conference
May 29 & 30, 2013
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
215 Innovation Boulevard
State College, PA
PURPOSE AND AUDIENCE
The “Strengthening Healthcare and Public Health through Collaboration, Coordination and Communication” conference will help bolster the capabilities and coordination of emergency preparedness efforts through networking, partnerships coalition building and training.
This conference will appeal to physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, EMTs and coroner/funeral directors as well as anyone involved in any phase of emergency preparedness and disaster relief.
Upon completion, participants should be able to:
- Assess the capacity and capability to plan for, respond to and recover from public health emergencies within your organization
- Recognize and discuss the issues that impact your organization’s emergency preparedness programs
- Identify and address current challenges to plan for a successful public health response within your organization
- Define the various roles and challenges of health care professionals in emergency preparedness management
- Integrate management strategies identified through networking with professionals
Full Course Description
Commonwealth Employees Overnight Accommodations and Booking Instructions
Non-commonwealth Employees Overnight Accommodations and Booking Instructions
Power Points and Handouts
Note: We are going “green.” Please print your own power point and handout copies prior to the conference. These materials will not be available at the
The Biological Threat: Should We Be Worried?
Closed Point of Dispensing (POD) Training
Don’t Panic! Handouts
Emergency Communication for Individuals with Access and Functional Needs
Facility Hazard Vulnerability
Knowledge Center Lab
Patient Decontamination Training
Pa. Strike Teams AND Our Role in Hurricane Sandy Response
PFA Handouts Session 1A
Psychological First Aid Skills for School Crisis Teams
Regional Fatality Management Plan Project
Security for Hospitals
SERVPA: The One-Stop Shop for Volunteers
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Penn State College of Medicine, Pennsylvania Department of Health and Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition (PAIC). Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.
Penn State University has approved this program for 0.9 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is an approved provider of continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania under Act 58 of 2006 and 49 PA Code, Chapter 21 § 21.134 (Continuing Education Sources) of the rules and regulations of the State Board of Nursing.
Pursuant to Act 48 of 1999, Section 1205.2 (Program of Continuing Professional Education) (d), the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of School Health is an Approved Provider of the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
This training is approved for 9 continuing education hours for both Act 48 (school nurses) and Act 58 (all nurses).
The course was approved for 4 credit hours of Coroner continuing education credit by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. The course number is 2013-47.
Application has been made for EMT continuing education credit.