Initial Response

  • What is the scope of the incident and the response?
  • How will it affect service delivery?
  • Where are the impacted communities?
  • What population is impacted?
  • What is the anticipated medical surge?
  • Determine communication means
  • Evaluate healthcare organization, staff and supplies
  • Healthcare facility status
  • Consider healthcare facility incident command status
  • Determine health department status
  • Identify who need to know
  • Identify resources to be deployed
  • Consider healthcare facility decompression initiatives
When: Wednesday, Apr 5, 2023, 11:00AM - 1:00PM

Given today's ever-changing threat environment, preparing for and training employees to cope with active threats and workplace violence should be a key piece of an organization's emergency action plan.

A Unique Training Opportunity

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is hosting a 2-hour Security Webinar to enhance awareness of, and response to, an active shooter incident.


Discuss the elements of active shooter incident response planning with guidance from expert instructors.
Describe common behaviors, conditions, and situations associated with active shooter events.
Discuss how to recognize potential workplace violence indicators.
Provide information about best practices, communications protocols, and resources that will assist stakeholders to develop or enhance their emergency planning, preparedness, and response to active shooter incidents.
Building Emergency Planning Capabilities

The event will also describe how to incorporate key elements of successful incident management into planning efforts including:

Communication and Incident Planning for employees
Emergency Action Plan Development
Recognizing Behavioral Indicators
Coordinating with First Responders
Who Should Participate?

Private and public organizations
Corporate and facility security professionals
Supervisory first responders
Human resource managers
Community response officials
Health organizations
Faith-based leaders
School administrators and security officers
Homeland security representatives

Products and information can be requested by contacting the Active Shooter Preparedness team at

For more information and resources on Active Shooter Preparedness visit: []

Registration for this event is free.
Register or visit:
Registration is limited to 1,500 participants and will close no later than April 4, 2023 at (11:00 a.m.) CT
Note: Eventbrite will email you a link to access the AS Webinar the evening prior to the event.