Webinar: Las Vegas Mass Shooting: Lessons from Health Heroes

This webinar is the second in a series highlighting the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center (NMVVRC) and sets the stage for why hospitals and health systems need be aware of and plan for mass violence incidents and trauma.

Senior leaders from University Medical Center and HCA Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center will share insights from the mass shooting in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, emphasizing how hospitals and health systems might develop a systematic approach and offer a continuum of care for victims of mass violence.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss major lessons learned and opportunities for improvement from the mass shooting in Las Vegas, from the perspective of senior leaders.
  2. Understand how to develop steps that hospitals and health systems need to take to respond to the immediate-, short- and long-term needs of victims of mass violence.
  3. Demonstrate how coordinated planning to mass violence incidents leads to resiliency for victims, care givers, communities and health systems.

Speakers:

Mason VanHouweling
CEO
University Medical Center

Todd Sklamberg
CEO
HCA Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center

Moderated by Melinda Hatton,
AHA General Counsel


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