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: Thursday, Jan 19, 2023, 8:00AM - 12:30PM

Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Des Moines, IA

Conference Overview 

Hear from the front lines on how three of the largest patient death and injury events in the US were handled.  The Joplin Tornado killed 161 people and injured over 1000, the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Fest shooting left 60 killed and 800 injured, and the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting left 17 dead and 17 injured.  The frontline leaders from all three of these incidents will be presenting together for the first time on their response and lessons learned from the events.  Following the three presentations, the panel will have a question-and-answer session. 

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