11th Annual Miami-Dade County Healthcare Preparedness Coalition Symposium: When Crisis is Commonplace – Reimagining Community Preparedness

April 1, 2021 to April 2, 2021

The 11th Annual Miami-Dade County Healthcare Disaster Preparedness Symposium: When Crisis is Commonplace – Reimagining Community Preparedness will cover Healthcare Preparation and Response to Disasters and Emergencies including lessons learned and evidenced based material on a variety of topics.  It will provide a forum for the healthcare community to interact with one another on a county, region and state level to help promote emergency preparedness in healthcare settings and coordinate and improve the delivery of healthcare emergency response services and cultivate communication between county level organizations and community-wide emergency planning and response partners.

 

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Healthcare System Administrators, Clinical Leadership, Emergency Management, Operational Staff, First Responders, Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Rescue, Miami-Dade Regional Domestic Security Task Force Partners, and all other interested healthcare professionals. 

Learning Objectives

Keynote Session: COVD-19: Lessons Learned
Scott Rivkees, M.D., Mary Mayhew
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Analyze lessons learned from COVID-19: how the state responded, hospitals adapted, and the future of the pandemic response and vaccine rollout efforts.

EMP1: Managing Multiple Emergencies Simultaneously (Supply chain, burn out, etc)
Nixsa Serrano, Aaron B. Otis, MPH, BS, John Wilgis, MBA, RRT, Luis Collado, Marco Carrasco, MHSA, NHA
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Identify strategies to prepare, train, exercise, and manage the difficulties of multiple emergencies simultaneously.
•    Utilize best practices provided by the Office of Emergency Management, the State ESF-8, the Florida Hospital Association, Hospital Leadership, and the Florida Health Care Association leadership teams. 

EMP2: Pediatrics + COVID (pediatric disaster planning, response to COVID): 
Patricia Cantwell, M.D.
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Identify critical elements of Pediatric preparedness and response relative to emergency disaster planning. 
•    Incorporate vulnerable population considerations in policies and protocols. 

RS1: Promoting Healthcare Provider Performance and Well-Being in the Age of COVID-19 
Corina Solé Brito, MA, Rachel Kaul, LCSW, Victor Welzant, Psy.D.
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Highlight healthcare provider performance and well-being modules.
•    Analyze lessons learned over the past year from a behavioral health perspective.
•    Utilize practical implementation guidance on the performance and well-being modules for healthcare staff. 
•    Provide basic care, comfort, and support to people who are experiencing disaster-related stress.

RS2: Psychological First Aid: American Red Cross 
Thomas R. Nahrstedt, Ed.S, LMHC, MCAP 
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Recognize signs of stress in clients and co-workers and provide immediate support using the principles of Psychological First Aid. 

RS3: First Responder Resiliency
Frank Goldstein, Ph.D., Ann M. Hill 
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Describe the scope, purpose and limitations of a First Responder Stress Team. 
•    Identify the variety of events a First Responder Stress Team can support and respond to.
•    Utilize the key components necessary to establish an effective Crisis Response Team.

Burn Care 
Louis R Pizano, M.D., MBA, FACS
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Recognize the extent and depth of burn injury and provide appropriate initial care.
•    Identify specialty types of burns and those with combined traumatic and inhalation injuries.
•    Describe the initial treatment provided at a burn center.

Civil Unrest in Miami-Dade: Law Enforcement, Hospital and Healthcare Preparedness and Response 
Jessie Menocal, Vincent Torres, Major Ray Melcon, BS
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Describe the civil unrest policies and procedures from Miami Dade Police Department and apply them to your facility’s protocols.

CEMP for Residential Organizations / CEMP for Non-Residential Organizations
Veronica Perez, Gastrude Tassy-Touissant, MS
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Provide residential and non-residential health care facilities with guidance on emergency planning requirements.
•    Establish liaisons with licensing agencies and others involved with the emergency planning process of these facilities. 
•    Develop educational programs for medical facilities to facilitate the development of comprehensive emergency management plans.
•    Maintain and update a database and filing system for all RHCFs in the Miami-Dade County. 
•    Maintain a fee collection policy and procedure.
•    Provide awareness to facilities regarding lawful responsibilities for their clients before, during and after the emergencies by ensuring plans are written and are specific to their expected actions. 
•    Provide awareness to facilities regarding compliance with the law in submitting their emergency plans. 

AHCA: Basics of Surveys and Visits / AHCA: Advances Surveys and Visits
Kimberly Smoak, MSH
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Describe the AHCA policies that apply to each facility type. 
•    Appropriately prepare for AHCA surveys and visits.

AHCA: Mock Survey
Kimberly Smoak, MSH
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Create a robust plan for AHCA surveys and visits while establishing relationships with AHCA officers. 
 

The Joint Commission: 2021 Surveys and Assessments
Robert N. Neil, MBA, CHFM, CHSP, CHOP, Connie Pullen, MHA, BSN, RN, CJCP, LEAN
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:    
•    Describe the changes in the survey process and challenging standards from the Joint Commission. 
•    Prepare survey teams for the upcoming changes to the Emergency Management and Infection Control portions of the Joint Commission Survey for future 2021/2022 visits. 
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 14.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 14.00 Florida Board of Nursing
Course opens: 
03/30/2021
Course expires: 
06/25/2021
Event starts: 
04/01/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
04/02/2021 - 5:00pm
Rating: 
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United States

 

G. Patricia Cantwell, M.D.
Professor and Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Medicine
University of Miami, Holtz Children’s Hospital
Medical Manager, USAR South Florida
Miami, FL

Luis Collado
AVP
Environmental Health, IC, Safety & EOC
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, FL

Corina Solé Brito, MA
ASPR 
TRACIE
Washington, DC

Marco Carrasco, MHSA, NHA
President 
Florida Health Care Association
Miami, FL

Frank Goldstein, Ph.D.
Director, Behavioral Health and Resilience 
Okaloosa County EMS
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 

Ann M. Hill
Director of Administration, CFO
Florida One DMAG, Inc.


Rachel Kaul, LCSW
Senior Advisor
US Department of Health and Human Service’s
Miami, FL

Mary Mayhew 
CEO 
Florida Hospital Association 
Tallahassee, FL

Major Ray Melcon, BS
Special Response Division, Miami Dade Police Department, 
Miami, FL

Jesus “Jessie” Menocal
Corporate Manager Emergency Preparedness
Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, FL

Thomas R. Nahrstedt, Ed.S, LMHC, MCAP 
Psychotherapist
Disaster Mental Health Lead & Instructor 
American Red Cross
Miami, FL

Robert N. Neil, MBA, CHFM, CHSP, CHOP
Consultant
Joint Commission Resources
Oakbrook, IL

CDR Aaron B. Otis, MPH, BS
Public Health Advisor 
Bureau of Preparedness & Response 
Florida Department of Health 
United States Public Health Service 
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention 
Division of State & Local Readiness
Tallahassee, FL

Veronica Perez
EM Coordinator
Miami Dade Office of Emergency Management
Miami, FL

Louis R Pizano, M.D., MBA, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology
Chief, Division of Burns
C. Gillon Ward Endowed Chair in Burn Surgery
Director, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Connie Pullen, MHA, BSN, RN, CJCP, LEAN
Consultant 
Joint Commission Resources
Oakbrook, IL

Scott Rivkees, M.D. 
State Surgeon General
Tallahassee, FL

Nixsa Serrano
Operations Bureau Manager, 
Miami Dade Office of Emergency Management, 
Miami, FL

Kimberly Smoak, MSH
Assistant Deputy Secretary of Health Quality Assurance /State Survey Agency Director, 
State of Florida -Agency for Health Care Administration 
Tallahassee, FL

Gastrude Tassy-Touissant, MS
Operations Management Consultant 
Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County
Miami, FL

Vincent Torres
Emergency Management Director, 
University of Miami Health System and Miller School of Medicine, 
Miami, FL

Ana M. Viamonte Ros, M.D., MPH – Symposium Director
Medical Director, Palliative Care and Bioethics Department
Baptist Health South Florida
Associate Professor, Department of Health, Humanities and Society
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University

Victor Welzant, Psy.D.
Director of the Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship
Coordinator of Psychology for the Trauma Disorders Program
Sheppard Pratt Health System
Baltimore, MD

John Wilgis, MBA, RRT
VP of Member and Corporate Services, 
Florida Hospital Association 
Orlando, FL
 

The below listed faculty of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose.
G. Patricia Cantwell, M.D.
Luis Collado
Corina Solé Brito, MA
Marco Carrasco, MHSA, NHA
Frank Goldstein, Ph.D.
Ann M. Hill
Rachel Kaul, LCSW
Mary Mayhew 
Major Ray Melcon, BS
Jesus “Jessie” Menocal
Thomas R. Nahrstedt, Ed.S, LMHC, MCAP 
Robert Neil, MBA, CHFM, CHSP
CDR Aaron B. Otis, MPH, BS
Veronica Perez
Louis R Pizano, M.D., MBA, FACS
Connie Pullen, MHA, BSN, RN, CJCP, LEAN
Scott Rivkees, M.D. 
Nixsa Serrano
Kimberly Smoak, MS
Gastrude Tassy-Touissant, MS
Victor Welzant, Psy.D.
John Wilgis, MBA, RRT

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 14 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-850230, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 14 credits for Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 14.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 14.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 14.00 Florida Board of Nursing
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