American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS206
Title: Preparing for an Active Shooter Event in Your Hospital and Community: Lessons Learned from Las Vegas and Other Mass Casualty Events
Date and Time of Session: Tuesday, October 24: 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Description: The increase in recent years of international terrorism creates increasing challenges both for surgeons as well as trauma systems with respect to how to prevent and prepare for these crises. This panel session will attempt to: -present the experience of trauma surgeons to: identify the challenges involved preparation and prevention of intentional mass casualty events. The session will present data on health care workers and the public’s views on these events. It will provide practical information on how to prevent and prepare for active intentional terror aimed at health care facilities and will provide strategies for regional and national approaches to prevention and preparation. THIS SESSION WILL NO LONGER OFFER SELF-ASSESSMENT CREDIT.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Trauma / Critical Care (TRA), International (INT)
Credit to Address ACS Accreditation/Verification Requirements:
Sponsored By:
International Relations Committee, Committee on Trauma
Program Participants:
Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS
Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS
Speaker Introductory Comments
Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS
Speaker The Story of Stop the Bleed
Lenworth M. Jacobs, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS
Speaker An Active Shooter in Your Facility
Alexander L. Eastman, MD, MPH, FACS, FAEMS
Speaker Trauma Systems Role in Mass Casualties
Robert J. Winchell, MD, FACS
Speaker Southern Nevada Trauma System Response in Las Vegas Shootings
John Fildes, MD, FACS
Speaker Level I Trauma Center Response
Deborah Ann Kuhls, MD FACS FCCM
Speaker Level II Trauma Center Response
Mathew Bowen Johnson, MD FACS
Speaker Level III Trauma Center Response
Sean D. Dort, MD FACS
Speaker Wrap Up and Paving the Way Forward
Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS
Questions and Answers