A.J. Heightman to Speak at U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Training Summit - News - @ JEMS.com


A.J. Heightman to Speak at U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Training Summit

May 2012

 

 
 
 

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P | | Friday, April 20, 2012


JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, will be part of the faculty at the 2012 Integrated Medical, Public Health, Preparedness and Response Training Summit sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) May 21–25 at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tenn.

The ITS training summit brings together HHS partners, including the National Disaster Medical System, the Medical Reserve Corps, the Emergency System for Advance Registration of Volunteer Health Professionals and the U.S. Public Health Service. The Integrated Training Summit is cosponsored by the Chesapeake Health Education Program Inc.

The ITS Conference permits coordination, collaboration and interaction among the target audience—the leaders and members of these preparedness and response partner organizations. The ITS Summit is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities of participants, which in turn improves their capability to deliver public health and medical care services during disasters of any origin.

Heightman and other faculty members will present on key focus areas: mass casualty incident (MCI) management, healthcare systems, leadership, public health, resource management and patient movement, and response integration/operational medicine.

Heightman will present a two-day workshop on MCI management that will focus on how to manage and/or function cooperatively at actual, or potential, MCIs. He will zero in on the roles and responsibilities of each key command officer and participating agency at MCIs. His workshop will emphasize procedures and techniques that can be implemented easily and inexpensively to expedite patient care, identification, removal and distribution from any size scene. For more details on the MCI manager workshop, click here.

This ITS conference offers attendees a great opportunity to network with expert faculty members and fellow participants, many of whom are the nation’s leaders in the area of public health emergencies. It will provide insight into the latest information available in the area of emergency response and coordination.


Complete ITS Program

Registration Information
 




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: News

 
Author Thumb

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, has a background as an EMS director and EMS operations director. He specializes in MCI management.

BROWSE FULL BIO & ARTICLES >

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Improving Survival from Cardiac Arrest Using ACD-CPR + ITD

Using active compression-decompression CPR with an ITD has been shown to improve 1-year survival from cardiac arrest by 33%.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Three Injured in Philadelphia Collapse

Parapet wall falls through roof of store.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

California Firefighters save Man on Flight

Patient was conscious and talking when United flight landed.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Over Half of Seattle Fire Stations Test Positive for MRSA

Surprisingly high results come from test kits based on earlier study.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Hands On February 2015

Here’s a look at this month’s product hands on.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Nightwatch Series Premiere Party

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman attends the series premiere of A&E's new reality show, "Nightwatch."
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Ottawa Chemical Investigation

Chemicals and suspicious package are probed at two locations
More >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >