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MEDICAL DISASTER RESPONSE
CAESARS PALACE • LAS VEGAS
April 11, 2021

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7:00-8:30

Continental Breakfast Served in Exhibit Hall
Palace Tower, 3rd Floor, Pompeian Ballroom

7:00 Registration Opens
Palace Tower, 3rd Floor, Roman Ballroom

SESSION 1
BEEN THERE, DONE THAT – LESSONS LEARNED

Moderator: Chadwick P. Smith

7:45-7:55 Setting the Stage: Review/Preview 2021
Kenneth L. Mattox
7:55-8:15 A Disaster Within A Disaster: The Beirut Explosion
Haytham Kaafarani
8:15-8:35 A Trauma Surgeon Directs COVID-19 Response in a Flyover State
Stephen L. Barnes
8:35-8:50 COVID-19 ICU Surge- A Challenge Without End:
Triage of ER and Critical Care Resources
Demetrios Demetriades
8:50-9:10 CMOC – Regional Disaster Oversight: An Essential 
Element of Response
Lori Upton
9:10-9:30 Walking Blood Banks:  How Do They Work? 
Who Needs Them?
Martin A. Schreiber
9:30-9:50 Panel Discussion
9:50-10:15 Break & Visit Exhibits

SESSION 2
NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Moderator: Martin A. Schreiber

10:15-10:30 Tactical Combat Casualty Care 2020 Updates:
Advanced Resuscitative Care and Battlefield Pain Management
Jennifer M. Gurney
10:30-10:45 Optimal Role of Hospital Ships in Disasters
Miguel Cubano
10:45-11:00 Maintaining Resilience in MCI Personnel
Elizabeth R. Benjamin
11:00-11:15 Disaster Magnets:  How to Prepare for Whatever Comes Your Way
Sheldon H. Teperman

11:15-11:30

11:30-11:45

Palliative Care During Disasters – Unmet Needs?
David Zonies

Panel Discussion

SESSION 3
LUNCHEON SESSION

11:15 – 1:45
Palace Tower, 4th Floor, Palace Ballroom

Moderator: Kenneth L. Mattox

“Pandemic Realities – First Hand and in Retrospect”

Alexander L. Eastman, MD, MPH, FACS,FAEMS

Senior Medical Officer – Operations
US Department of Homeland Security
Lieutenant and Chief Medical Officer
Dallas Police Department
Dallas, TX

SESSION 4
CASE MANAGEMENT:  LIFE IN A COVID HOT ZONE

1:15 – 3:15
Moderator: Kenneth L. Mattox

Panelists:

Stephen L. Barnes
Jennifer M. Gurney
Matthew J. Martin
Chadwick P. Smith
Sheldon H. Teperman
Lori Upton
   
3:15-3:45 Break & Visit Exhibits

SESSION 5
BEYOND TRIAGE & RESUSCITATION

Moderator: Miguel Cubano

 

3:45-4:00 Earthquakes: Before, During, and After
Andre Campbell
4:00-4:15 Biological Warfare/Bioterrorism
Jay J. Doucet
4:15-4:30 When the Rules Don’t Apply: Ethics and
Futility in the COVID-19 Environment
Christy Cauley
4:30-4:45 Challenges of Radiation and Directed Energy Exposure
Carlos V.R. Brown
4:45-5:00 Coralling the Herd – Managing Outside “Help” in an MCI
Lori Upton
5:00-5:15 Learning from our Mistakes: The Missouri Tornados
Stephen L. Barnes
5:15-5:30 A Surgeon’s Top 5 (or 10) Asks Of My Hospital
Administration for Disaster Preparedness
David Zonies
5:30-5:45 Multiple Adult and Pedi Burn Patients in Your EC
Sydney J. Vail
5:45-6:00 Late Breaking News
Kenneth L. Mattox
6:00-6:30 Panel Discussion
6:30

Conference Adjourns

 

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